A Real Urban Mom at the 2014 Bud Billiken Parade!

Let me first say the Bud Billiken Parade this year was amazing! I want to thank the Chicagoland BMOA for inviting me and the kiddos abroad their Ronald McDonald float. We had a blast! The weather was perfect, nice and sunny! This being the first float I’ve been on did make me a little nervous, Read More

Washing clothes using natural detergent and common household products!

Cleaning clothes is one chore I actually don’t mind doing. I love the smell of clean clothes. Although I do hate folding. Lol. We have a lot of laundry that I have to tackle so I am always on the look out for quick tips and great products. I am a random chore person which Read More


How to style and manage Box Braids (while protecting your natural hair)!

I love weave. Yes, I do! That statement shouldn’t be a surprise to those that follow me on social media. I have hardly no pictures of me wearing my natural locks. The main reason is because I decided to go natural about a year and a half ago after a horrible over processed perm incident. Read More


Why raising a black boy in America is scary

I’m in tears as I write this. I have a 7 year old African American son. And I fear for his life daily. I live in America and I worry that his existence doesn’t mean anything. Of course to his dad and I, my family and friends he is a jewel, he is priceless, and Read More