Sunday, July 21, 2024


Motherhood

Are We Teaching Our Children. Are We Teaching Our Children.

(ThySistas.com) Everyone seems to want to tell parents what they feel is the correct way to raise children, while also telling us every child is different.... 


My Purpose Predates Being a Wife. My Purpose Predates Being a Wife.

(ThySistas.com) I strongly believe every human being is born with a purpose. None of are simply here by chance. Finding one’s purpose is important as... 


Choosing the Right School for Your Child: A Guide for Black Mothers. Choosing the Right School for Your Child: A Guide for Black Mothers.

(ThySistas.com) As Black mothers, we share a common goal: to provide the best possible education for our children. In pursuit of this goal, we are often... 


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... 


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Relationship Talk

Sometimes You Are Wrong. Sometimes You Are Wrong.

(ThySistas.com) There is a conversation that is very difficult to have amongst our sister circles. Black women are strong, wise in many areas, and have... 


The Price of Standing Still. The Price of Standing Still.

(ThySistas.com) My father used to sing a song titled, “Everything Must Change”. Though it has a romantic vibe to it the lyrics can be applied to life.... 


The Pros and Cons of Reality TV for Young Black Women. The Pros and Cons of Reality TV for Young Black Women.

(ThySistas.com) Reality TV is a popular genre of entertainment that features unscripted situations, real-life personalities, and often dramatic conflicts.... 


Love is Liberating. Love is Liberating.

(ThySistas.com) Family has always been a very difficult subject for me. I have been battling with various illnesses for a long time, I have lost loved... 


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News

Are We Teaching Our Children. Are We Teaching Our Children.

(ThySistas.com) Everyone seems to want to tell parents what they feel is the correct way to raise children, while also telling us every child is different. Too many of us are being told out just out of diapers small children need to be independent, make choices, and have authority. However, if any of this is exercised outside of the home, like in school, parents will be hauled into the principal’s... [Read more of this review]


Sometimes You Are Wrong. Sometimes You Are Wrong.

(ThySistas.com) There is a conversation that is very difficult to have amongst our sister circles. Black women are strong, wise in many areas, and have mothered communities for generations. When you’re the constant go to for fixing matters, and helping to bring others to account sometimes it’s easy to forget everyone has to be accountable. We are all human and no one is right 100% of the time.... [Read more of this review]


Gaming Fixed My Failure Anxiety. Gaming Fixed My Failure Anxiety.

(ThySistas.com) Gaming is one of my top five relaxation hobbies. When I have had a hard taxing day, or week, I quickly pick up the controller to let off a bit of steam. These games can range from adventures to fighting depending on my mood. Today when I’m done writing I may be on Smite for a few hours to decompress from the week. Gaming is definitely not a male only environment, and I truly believe... [Read more of this review]


The Price of Standing Still. The Price of Standing Still.

(ThySistas.com) My father used to sing a song titled, “Everything Must Change”. Though it has a romantic vibe to it the lyrics can be applied to life. Time is always moving forward, and it stops for no one. Maybe there is a lesson to be learned from good ol Father Time. Granted there is a time to be still, however that is for a moment. By nature, we need to move, and truth be told it is in our... [Read more of this review]


The Pros and Cons of Reality TV for Young Black Women. The Pros and Cons of Reality TV for Young Black Women.

(ThySistas.com) Reality TV is a popular genre of entertainment that features unscripted situations, real-life personalities, and often dramatic conflicts. Some of the most successful reality TV shows in the U.S. include The Bachelor, Survivor, Keeping Up with the Kardashians, and The Real Housewives franchise. Among these shows, there is a noticeable presence of Black women, especially in their 20s,... [Read more of this review]


Love is Liberating. Love is Liberating.

(ThySistas.com) Family has always been a very difficult subject for me. I have been battling with various illnesses for a long time, I have lost loved ones, and have been betrayed by loved ones. When you have endured so much there is a strong urge to protect self by closing off one’s heart. For a very long time I watched life happen around me not daring to get involved. It was safer to create a world... [Read more of this review]


When Peace is Jeopardized Order Maintains. When Peace is Jeopardized Order Maintains.

(ThySistas.com) Prioritizing one’s peace has finally become a focus for many people. It is more than a trending topic, and it should be. There is no maintaining positive mental health without peace, however it is a challenge because there are so many things that can affect our peace…and all of them are not within our control. Peace can manifest itself in various ways, and it depends on the person.... [Read more of this review]


We Must Train Our Children. We Must Train Our Children.

(ThySistas.com) Parenting is something I don’t see getting easier, as society continues to become an even more dangerous place. In addition to the normal parenting concerns, Black parents in America must prepare their children to live and thrive in a country that historically to present doesn’t value them. With that being said, Black parents are looking for better ways to raise their children.... [Read more of this review]


Womanhood is More Than a Feeling. Womanhood is More Than a Feeling.

(ThySistas.com) I know this is a touchy subject, and by some it won’t be received in the spirit of its intention…regardless of how I word the matter. Let me begin by saying the respect that one demands has to be a respect that is given. We can’t look at a situation and mute someone’s feelings on a subject because it is not in alignment with what we want. We must also realize when feelings are... [Read more of this review]


Navigating the Impact of Reality TV Culture: The Case of “Baddies” and Its Influence on Young Black Women. Navigating the Impact of Reality TV Culture: The Case of “Baddies” and Its Influence on Young Black Women.

(ThySistas.com) Reality television has become a pervasive force in modern culture, offering viewers a glimpse into the lives of others. Shows like “Baddies” have gained popularity for their drama-filled narratives and larger-than-life characters. However, the influence of such programs on young Black women, particularly in shaping perceptions of reality, self-worth, and interpersonal relationships,... [Read more of this review]


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