fashion

Parenting

Okay Fine, I’m the Messy Parent

You know how you see those posts on social media from moms sharing their house-cleaning woes? The ones where their husband’s dirty socks didn’t make it all the way to the hamper or where they leave their husband with the kids only to come home to paint on the dog and teetering dishes in the […]

DIY

DIY Galaxy Seed Bead Earrings With Jackets

Things have gone galactic in my house. We’ve got galaxy t-shirts, we’ve made galaxy slime and galaxy jars, and we have plenty of stars and planet iron-patches and celestial stickers. I don’t know when my daughter’s love of all things space kicked into high gear, but here we are. When she paints her toe nails, […]

Style

I Let My Daughter Wear Whatever She Wants

When I was 14 and graduating from junior high school, I wore what I damn well pleased. “What I damn well pleased” happened to be a slinky evening gown. It was a basic slinky evening gown, mind you, sleek and powder blue without frills. Since I was a late bloomer, I stuffed my foam bikini […]

Shopping

Black History Month for the Family at Target

Black History Month is a celebration of Blackness. It is a month where Black people get to revel in who we are, our past accomplishments, present victories and dream of what is to come. There has always been much to do about achievements, which is contrasted with the immense struggle for attainment. But how about […]

DIY Crafts for Mom

This DIY Shibori Block Dyed Scarf Is So Cool For Spring

Shibori dyeing has recently made a comeback, bringing back the tie dye trend with a new, classy look. While Shibori dyeing is traditionally achieved with blocks and indigo dye, you can still achieve the look with any colorful dye of your choice. This simple DIY Shibori Block Dyed Scarf is the perfect accessory for spring, […]