This week has been especially hard on me and my family. I'm working really hard to be calm and neutral, approaching difficult situations from 0 instead of marching in at 9. It is not easy. Particularly, it has been really hard to understand my son's feelings, where they are coming from, and how to …
Two years olds are extra. Extra loud, extra dramatic, extra needy while extra independent. They require a lot of patience and grace and the sooner you realize keeping calm under their tyranny does everyone good, the better. We had 3 two years olds today. We have been so busy these last few months, y'all. We …
I've seen this shared a lot and thought I may as well share my thoughts with everyone. There is plenty of space to do a more thorough analysis of the importance of Dr. Heathcliff Huxtable but, these are just some facts of the matter. The Cosby Show originally aired from 1984 to 1992. Aside from …
I don’t downplay what she’s been through
That trip to the arena
Friends murdered right in front of her
Their blood spilled
No one asked for this.
But I’ll tell you
I’ve been in my own arena
Created by the Gamemakers
Crafted to be unwinable
Every single day I
Had babies in this arena and
Hold tight to them
One tied to my back
The other periodically begging me
Mommy, you’re hurting my hand. I
Only mean to hold him close and
Make sure he can’t slip away.
As we maneuver this landscape
Full of traps and spies
Ears planted, listening
And camera’s eyes.
What the fuck are we even fighting
When only one is meant to win this game
And that one
Is not me.
Your Katniss has arrived.
Not from District 12, but your girl is here.
She did not ask for the…
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We are very excited to be introducing something new for our fans and followers... The Brown Girls have been thinking about self care and the wisdom of remaining buttered and unbothered in 2018. All the negative tension in life can weigh on us. For Brown girls and non-men, especially, the world is a scary …
Brown Girls Out Loud: The Sisters in the Storm are on a mission. They want to gift a showing of A Wrinkle in Time to as many Black non-boys as possible. Representation matters and the opportunity to see ourselves reflected on the big screen screen is an invaluable but fortunately, very loving and easy gift …