Featured Image -- 2724 July 12

Ain’t Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Around:Outrage Fatigue and Shifting Focus

Originally posted on diminutivediva:
I know better. I should have never clicked ‘play’ on that video. It is not as if it could show me anything new. It couldn’t teach a lesson any different from the one I peeped watching a fuzzy video with my late Grandma back in 1991, or the simmering emotion in the…

checklist1 July 08

Stay Ready

When my daughter was born, I was very fortunate to have my Mama around to help and guide me as a new mother. Her support in those early months was crucial. Though I had experience taking care of children, being responsible for a human being I’d carried myself was vastly different. But Mama shared the […]

kiwi-fruit-sliced June 09

Like Mama: On Grief and Acceptance

On moving to the acceptance stage after losing loved one, and how I’ve chosen to be inspired by the memories my late mother bequeathed to me.

Babies May 14

Taking The Stage: Supporting Academic Achievement

Good morning, my name is _____________. For my recitation, I have selected… On a damp Saturday morning, I’m on the second row in a school library, anticipation overflowing. As the parent of a child participating in a college preparatory program, my presence was strongly encouraged by the staff. My attendance was never in question, as […]

Training May 13

Do You Really Want It: On Stagnation and Laziness

Today I share an excerpt of my life and how I am learning to deal with a character flaw.

Forum february May 13

“Bought Sense”: On Generation Gaps & Aligning With My Elders

In my return post I revisit my freshman year of high school to reflect on generational divides, and how I now find myself on the other side of one.

Fakes March 21

On Pseudo-Feminist Playboys

In this video, I discuss encounters with “brothers” who call themselves allies of Black women nd wax eloquently about women’s rights for all the wrong reasons.

PN 4 March 21

Review: Ladies Paint Night

In today’s post I detail my experience attending a paint night hosted by a local artist.

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,376 other followers