Saturday, October 23, 2021


Motherhood

Breastfeed or Nah? Breastfeed or Nah?

(ThySistas.com) After I had my first son, I was elated to be at the end and beginning of a journey that has been a rollercoaster ride so far. Carrying... 


Raising our Children in a Pandemic. Raising our Children in a Pandemic.

(ThySistas.com) 2020 has been fraught with challenges and obstacles that none of us saw coming. This year produced more disastrous events, man-made and... 


Many Parents are Not Complaining. Many Parents are Not Complaining.

(ThySistas.com) School is starting all over the country and it is a very different start. Some places have students in the classrooms, some schools are... 


Children Alter Your Life. Children Alter Your Life.

(ThySistas.com) Children are a wonderful gift. They bring a joy that is unspeakable, but with that they alter various aspects of your life. Everything... 


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Relationship Talk

Savvy Spending – 5 Smart Ways to Spend Your Tax Refund. Savvy Spending – 5 Smart Ways to Spend Your Tax Refund.

(ThySistas.com) When you receive an unexpected windfall courtesy of a tax refund, you probably have all manner of weird and wacky ideas for your money.... 


The Most Creative and Unforgettable Covid Wedding Ideas. The Most Creative and Unforgettable Covid Wedding Ideas.

(ThySistas.com) “All is fair in love and war.” The coronavirus may be going through the Greek alphabet like a gladius through butter, but it can’t... 


You are More Than Waiting On Him. You are More Than Waiting On Him.

(ThySistas.com) Patience in a relationship is a virtue. Understanding can go a long way, especially since every situation won’t be perfect…life tends... 


When Sisters War, Children Pay. When Sisters War, Children Pay.

(ThySistas.com) I was once told that for a family to grow, and generations to properly connect, the women in the family must get along. I admit that kind... 


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News

A Child Isn’t an Emotional Crutch. A Child Isn’t an Emotional Crutch.

(ThySistas.com) Children are a blessing that can motivate one to want better so that they can provide better for their children. This is the bare bones of the love of a parent. We want every good thing for the babies. Sometimes we might find that, prior to becoming a parent, life might have been a bit less motivating because if anything we went wrong the only one paying of it was self. Along with kids... [Read more of this review]


Decriminalization of Marijuana and Black Women.

(ThySistas.com) Cannabis has been a subject of heated debate in recent years. It has even pushed the brink of becoming mainstream. For years, the federal government has been asked the pot question and the resounding answer has always been for those who partake to wait. The waiting has potentially paid off in some areas of cannabis as some governmental entities has begun the process of legalization.... [Read more of this review]


A Stranger in the Village… A Stranger in the Village…

(ThySistas.com) My daughter was given the assignment to write about an experience when she felt like “a stranger in the village.” Try as she might, she really struggled to find a time, good or bad, when she didn’t feel as though she belonged there. Quietly, I was rather proud that in spite of everything we have been through, there are some experiences that I have protected her from. So I decided... [Read more of this review]


The Illusion of Choice Impact on People of Color. The Illusion of Choice Impact on People of Color.

(ThySistas.com) The hamsters in the old Kia Soul commercials knew the power of choice.  They knew if you had to choose between the Soul and a toaster that you would probably choose the car.  That illusion fueled by choice led to Kia selling millions of cars that were better than toasters. Apparently, Kia isn’t the only entity who understands the illusion of choice tactic.  Texas Governor, Greg... [Read more of this review]


The Vaccination Divide. The Vaccination Divide.

(ThySistas.com) I admit I got Covid-19 vaccination the moment the vaccine became available.  I felt that I didn’t have much of a choice due to my health. I had already survived a very close encounter with the virus, and I was not willing to tempt fate. I knew the vaccine was not a guaranteed fix, no more than the flu shot. However, due to the fragile state of my immune system every defense helps.... [Read more of this review]


Domesticated Hobbies Doesn’t Equate to Weakness. Domesticated Hobbies Doesn’t Equate to Weakness.

(ThySistas.com) As women we should be able to see the value in each other based on who we are. The idea that we judge and destroy each other in ways unimaginable doesn’t make sense. There are women that feel as thought you aren’t a woman, a lady, unless you are a homemaker…even if you do work outside of the home. The pressure is daunting, and it doesn’t allow for simply being human, or having... [Read more of this review]


Working Women – 5 Facts That May Surprise You About Women in the Workforce. Working Women – 5 Facts That May Surprise You About Women in the Workforce.

(ThySistas.com) The importance of diversity in the workplace cannot be understated. While your grandmother, mother, or even a single episode of Mad Men will tell you that things have improved greatly over the last few decades, the push for equality is far from over. In honor of all the women who’ve gotten us this far and all those who are furthering the push for change, here are five facts everyone... [Read more of this review]


He Needs to Get His Own Gaming Account. He Needs to Get His Own Gaming Account.

(ThySistas.com) I have loved video games for years. I remember the joy of getting my first Nintendo; it seems as though that joy has stayed with me for what feels like a lifetime. Gaming has always been a safe space where I can think or work out the challenges I’m facing. When my illness doesn’t allow me to be as mobile as I’d like my consoles tend to keep me company. Online gaming opened up... [Read more of this review]


Narcissistic Behavior Can Be Contagious. Narcissistic Behavior Can Be Contagious.

(ThySistas.com) Narcissists are toxic individuals to any space they inhabit. They can make you feel like you are wrong, unworthy, and problematic when the real problem is them. They find a way to make every situation about them in some way. When they can’t place themselves within the situation, they do one better and chance the discussion so no they are sitting at the center of attention. When you... [Read more of this review]


You are More Than Waiting On Him. You are More Than Waiting On Him.

(ThySistas.com) Patience in a relationship is a virtue. Understanding can go a long way, especially since every situation won’t be perfect…life tends to just happen. It’s important to give the grace you want to receive. In the same train of thought it is wonderful to have a man in your life that you can prioritize. It’s amazing when you get that wonderful feeling all over when you get his random... [Read more of this review]


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