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A photo of Esther Miller Dillard with Sisterlocks.

Hair Journey with Sisterlocks – Just what is it

This post is a little different than most of my other posts about autism because it’s about my hair journey with sisterlocks. It is a bit more in-depth than the first six minute video for those who have asked me for more detail on just what the process is and how it works. Nu Lock […]

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A photo of Esther Miller Dillard with Sisterlocks.

Momma911 hair journey

I know that this blog has been mainly dedicated to autism issues and definitely nothing like hair. However, like many moms, trying to find the right style that fits our hectic lifestyle with a child on The Spectrum can be quite a challenge. For me, this latest hair journey was something I had considered doing […]

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Free Your Mind

Not sure if it’s just a trend, but I notice that more African-American women are starting to lay off the chemicals and go natural. Some are opting for the press and curl…other braids….and then some dreads. After chopping the doo off months ago, I decided to go natural and just opted for braids. It’s a […]

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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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