Tuesday, April 24, 2018


Motherhood

Too Grown, Too Young. Too Grown, Too Young.

(ThySistas.com) It is a beautiful thing when mothers dote on their daughters, and spend time helping them develop their femininity. Learning how to enjoy... 


Motherhood: Decisions, Decisions. Motherhood: Decisions, Decisions.

(ThySistas.com) Being a mother is an honorable title. A woman gets the chance to parent a child and help them grow up in the best way that she sees fit. The... 


Being A Mom is Work. Being A Mom is Work.

(ThySistas.com) Being a mother is one of most rewarding journeys many of us embark upon. There is joy, beauty, love and adventure. If only if were just... 


When Mothering Goes Wrong. When Mothering Goes Wrong.

(ThySistas.com) You are a mom, and have a few kids under your belt. You are the Queen of multi-tasking, and are able to function off of limited sleep.... 


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Relationship Talk

You Need Boundaries. You Need Boundaries.

(ThySistas.com) You love your man, and you give him all you’ve got. If he’s hungry you cook. If he’s hurting you try to fix it. If he calls at 3am... 


I Stand with the Mothers. I Stand with the Mothers.

(ThySistas.com) My heart hurts when a woman loses her child. Knowing the rigors of childbirth, no woman should have to bury her child…nor her grandchild.... 


It Takes a Village to Raise a Child. It Takes a Village to Raise a Child.

(ThySistas.com) “It takes a village to raise a child.” At a young age I would always hear the elders use this phrase. I never could grasp the concept... 


A Ring Won’t Fix Your Life. A Ring Won’t Fix Your Life.

(ThySistas.com) If I could just become a wife my life would be fulfilled, and complete. I just need someone to love me and be there for me. I’m tired... 


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News

Learn to Say No. Learn to Say No.

(ThySistas.com) Too many of us feel the need to be everything to everyone but ourselves. While we experience challenges and hardship that threaten to unseat our sanity, at times, we continue to say yes to all that is requested of us. The idea of the super woman sistah could be, in part, due to our inability to say no. It’s understandable that you want to see everyone you care about thriving and... [Read more of this review]


You Owe the Narcissist Nothing. You Owe the Narcissist Nothing.

(ThySistas.com) It is truly a gift to have a selfless compassion that puts the needs of your sisters above your own. Rarely do we find a sister friend that answers our call regardless of her state. Being the sister friend that is leaned on by many is not easy. You are expected to have answers, to care, to gauge the mood of the sister you are helping and advise her without harsh correction. However,... [Read more of this review]


You Need Boundaries. You Need Boundaries.

(ThySistas.com) You love your man, and you give him all you’ve got. If he’s hungry you cook. If he’s hurting you try to fix it. If he calls at 3am and you know you have to be up at 5am it doesn’t matter you are up. When he is unhappy you find that you are unhappy. Your heart’s desire is to build a life with him whereby both of you are becoming your best people together. This sounds like... [Read more of this review]


I Stand with the Mothers. I Stand with the Mothers.

(ThySistas.com) My heart hurts when a woman loses her child. Knowing the rigors of childbirth, no woman should have to bury her child…nor her grandchild. When young black boys and men are gunned down in the street, in all the death and suffering, my mind reflects on the women that raised this person. When one of our men is killed by the police they are picked apart as if any choices they made in... [Read more of this review]


It Takes a Village to Raise a Child. It Takes a Village to Raise a Child.

(ThySistas.com) “It takes a village to raise a child.” At a young age I would always hear the elders use this phrase. I never could grasp the concept or understand why they spoke this so frequently. However, I grew up, and I started to see for myself exactly what that phrase meant. Let’s just say a lot has changed since then, and for things to get back to the way it used to be, we must bring... [Read more of this review]


A Ring Won’t Fix Your Life. A Ring Won’t Fix Your Life.

(ThySistas.com) If I could just become a wife my life would be fulfilled, and complete. I just need someone to love me and be there for me. I’m tired of being alone, and it would be great to have someone to share life’s moments. People treat me like something is wrong with me because I have the career, but I’m not married. Maybe something is wrong why is that no one wants me. I give everything... [Read more of this review]


New Orleans is my Home. New Orleans is my Home.

(ThySistas.com) New Orleans has been my love all my life. I have had the opportunity to experience other places and while I appreciate the culture they offer I always find myself ready to return to the spirit I know. My city isn’t just a commercialized place that you can visit to let your hair down. It has a spirit all of its own and it is powered by its native citizens. After hurricane Katrina... [Read more of this review]


Dear White Women: I’m Not Your Therapist. Dear White Women: I’m Not Your Therapist.

(ThySistas.com) We must work to maintain a living and provide one for our family. Every job comes with it’s fair share of stress, learning curves, unreasonable expectations, and drama. The drama of the job, if we aren’t careful, can cause the feel of the environment to shift in a negative way. There is a difference between the stress of a deadline and that of negative energy from co-workers. In... [Read more of this review]


Love Tells the Truth. Love Tells the Truth.

(ThySistas.com) In our support community there is a need to feel loved, supported, encouraged, and uplifted. No one wants to feel misunderstood or attacked when they are in a low space. Though compassion is always appreciated sometimes we need people to love us enough to tell us the truth about where we are. Love is not always warm and fuzzy. It’s being there with your sister through her darkest... [Read more of this review]


Kids Need Boundaries Even with Mom. Kids Need Boundaries Even with Mom.

(ThySistas.com) A vital part of raising responsible children is to instill boundaries. They need to know what is, and is not, acceptable behavior in different situations. Teaching boundaries can also show our children how to be caring and selfless. As a mother it is easy to get into the mode of sharing everything you have, from food to space, with your children. When we give them everything that belongs... [Read more of this review]


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