The Natural Hair Movement Is Good for Our Daughters

I can still recall sitting between my mother’s legs as she struggled to comb my very tightly curled hair when I was 3 or 4 years old. Back then it was called nappy hair, and my mother was absolutely at odds with my naps. She herself had loose, curly hair and could manage her own quite easily with water and some type of conditioner. ...more
Such a great post! I believe in this wholeheartedly. I just had a baby girl 9 months ago and I ...more

How To Write a Viral Blog Post

There is nothing better than getting the attention you deserve on the Internet. The best way of doing this is by writing a blog post that goes viral. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the term, “viral” means that everyone in the history of the world reads your writing but you still eat a can of reheated chicken noodle soup alone for dinner. As someone who has never written anything that has reached an audience that exceeds the maximum capacity of a Denny’s, I am the perfect person to tell you how to compose and handle the thrill of viral blogging....more
This is hilarious! And I'm sure it's getting tons of clicks because people REALLY want to find ... more

Holiday Dresses To Flatter Every Body

The biggest concern I have when holiday season approaches isn’t what I’m going to get everyone on my list. It’s what I’m going to wear! Trying to find the quintessential holiday look can be stressful, especially when you have a particular body type and you’re looking for stylish options. ...more
@Darcie Hey Darcie! I tend to have a ton of success with A-line dresses at ASOS.com. They have a ... more

Holiday Dresses To Flatter Every Body

The biggest concern I have when holiday season approaches isn’t what I’m going to get everyone on my list. It’s what I’m going to wear! Trying to find the quintessential holiday look can be stressful, especially when you have a particular body type and you’re looking for stylish options. ...more
@Lady Jennie Thanks Jennie!! :) more

Feeling Beautiful in My Own Skin

As a child, I was always told I was beautiful. As the baby girl in the family, my parents and older siblings nurtured me and constantly reaffirmed that I was intelligent, capable, and beautiful both inside and out. Looking back on it, those words of affirmation truly gave me the initial spark of confidence I needed to pursue my dreams, but without my believing it myself those words wouldn’t have been worth anything. Hearing from others that you’re beautiful can provide an amazing boost of confidence, but the only thing that will truly sustain it is if you believe it yourself....more
@Stacy Morrison Thank you Stacy! That is so incredibly sweet, I really appreciate it :) more

Feeling Beautiful in My Own Skin

As a child, I was always told I was beautiful. As the baby girl in the family, my parents and older siblings nurtured me and constantly reaffirmed that I was intelligent, capable, and beautiful both inside and out. Looking back on it, those words of affirmation truly gave me the initial spark of confidence I needed to pursue my dreams, but without my believing it myself those words wouldn’t have been worth anything. Hearing from others that you’re beautiful can provide an amazing boost of confidence, but the only thing that will truly sustain it is if you believe it yourself....more
@alienbody I'm glad you were able to relate! I feel so strongly about this topic. So many of us ... more

Feeling Beautiful in My Own Skin

As a child, I was always told I was beautiful. As the baby girl in the family, my parents and older siblings nurtured me and constantly reaffirmed that I was intelligent, capable, and beautiful both inside and out. Looking back on it, those words of affirmation truly gave me the initial spark of confidence I needed to pursue my dreams, but without my believing it myself those words wouldn’t have been worth anything. Hearing from others that you’re beautiful can provide an amazing boost of confidence, but the only thing that will truly sustain it is if you believe it yourself....more
@CaitlinMichelle Thanks Caitlin! It's so incredibly true. And that red lip color is my absolute ... more