Vacation Sex (Or, Why I Can't Wait For My Holiday Trip)

Holiday season has arrived, and while I’m looking forward to the festivities, my real gift will be coming once we take down the tree and pack away the decorations. A family vacation is in order. I’ve planned one week of sun, sand, and unlimited food and drink with my husband and daughter, and I can’t wait. Obviously, trading winter in Toronto for a taste of summer elsewhere is a major selling point, but here are some other reasons why I can’t wait to say hello from the other side of the holidays. ...more
Nice article. I thought there would be more vacation sex tips. But still, nicely done!more

Taking Baby Steps For Your Post-Baby Body

Here in Toronto, the start of August signals the imminent end to our too-short summer season. Almost every year around this time, I come to one clear revelation: I didn’t get my summer body as "on point" as I wanted it to be. And almost every year around this time, I make another promise: Next year, I swear I’ll do better. ...more
I love that you revelled in your pregnancy curves! It's amazing how our bodies change during ...more

What Do I Tell My Daughter About Sandra Bland?

To my Little Magician: We’ll read this together when you’re old enough to understand. Motherhood has been an incredible adventure, but I have always been haunted by the guilt of bringing you into this world -- a world that has not been very kind to little Black girls who grow into Black women. ...more
I feel you.more

I Stopped Resenting My Husband's Dream & Became His Biggest Cheerleader

On October 21st, 2013, I experienced one of the proudest moments of my life....more

Your Parents Come To You For Relationship Advice Now?

Self-proclaimed “relationship experts” almost always get a side-eye from me. When they’re not writing books educating women on how to successfully attract men, they’re on Twitter and other social media making patriarchal blanket statements about behaviors that will or won’t land you your perfect mate. It’s safe to say that I take the “relationship expert” title with a grain of salt, but recently I’ve realized: I’m becoming one of them – but with a twist. ...more
My (divorced) parents have asked for my advice in a not-obvious way and I gave my opinion ...more