Betta Have My Money

When Mo'Nique, Queen of Comedy in 2001, Oscar winner in 2010, asked that we support the boycott of Netflix because of low pay, I sat back and listened to her reasons. I read comments, tweets, blog posts and conversed with others about it all. And then Tracee Ellis Ross claimed that she too, Golden Globe winner, Emmy award nominated actress, is not being paid what she feels she is worth in comparison to a male counterpart who happens to also be an Executive Producer, on award winning comedy show, Black-ish. I again, listened, read and formed an opinion about what was going on. 

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Moisturizing Shampoos for Natural Hair

So in my time since returning natural, it’s been seven years in June, I’ve used different types of moisturizing shampoos for my natural hair. Most products I’ve either received in a monthly subscription box or in a swag bag from one of the many events I would attend in New York. For those of you not familiar with knowing which shampoo to purchase for your hair, you must first define what you want the shampoo to do.

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5 Annoying Things I Ain't Doing in 2019

Promises out of my control, can create a difficult situation if I’m not able to hold up your agreement for x, y and z. With that being said, there are some things that I experiences this year that I ain’t doing in 2019.  Not making any promises, but I just ain’t doing them because they are either annoying or cause more anxiety in my semi-in need of therapy of a life.

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Nappily Ever After

Nappily Ever After, is a familiar story of a “perfect” woman raised by a “perfect” image of parents in a predominately white environment.  She grows up with this mentality of having to be “perfect at everything in order to succeed.  Venus Johnston is an advertising executive, dating a doctor and has what is perceived to be a nervous breakdown when her expectations of a proposal is met with a puppy at her birthday dinner celebration. 

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3 Ways to Establish a Punishment to Children

Who said parenting was easy? I’m not a parent envious of those with multiple children and having to establish a punishment to all of them, either on a case by case basis or all of them all at one time. When I was growing up, punishment was clear and there was a fear of parents. When you were sent for a switch, please don’t tell me that I’m now of a certain age where the phrase “get a switch” is foreign language to you. If it is, please let me know in the comments…

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