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Leaving Him with a Babysitter

Silly But It Still Bothers Me As a reporter I used to interview people who had all sorts of anxieties. Anxiety about heights….bugs….germs….you name it. What used to puzzle me though were moms who said they had anxiety about leaving their child with a babysitter. I would be like: “well do you know the person […]

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When Moms Project Low Self Esteem

There was a profound sense of sadness after watching this clip of Tyra Banks show on “Good Hair”. The little girls on the show are a small reflection of just some of the thoughts I had growing up with what was considered “evil/bad” (course ) hair. The same I guess can be applied to any […]

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Hair Issues…where do I go from here?

Most African-American women probably can relate. I don’t know what to do with my hair. I cut it off because after I became a new mom, I just couldn’t keep it looking sharp. I like it.  It’s easy.  It’s what many call a short natural. A boy cut.  It’s cool, but sometimes….and I mean only sometimes, […]

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Sleep or Not to Sleep….zzzz

I began the past week pulling what is left of my hair out over sleep issues with Nicholas.  After reaching out on Facebook, I utilized some motherly advice from nearly everyone who responded and managed to get 3 out of 5 days with a middle of the night scream session that lasted about 10-20 minutes. […]

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H1N1 Flu Debate: Facebook Responses

THANK YOU FOR YOUR RESPONSES Below are a number of responses I received after putting a link to my blog on Facebook. Unfortunately, none of the responses transfer so I cut and pasted them into a new post. Regardless, it has sparked a good discussion between my husband and I about what we will decide […]

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