Monday, November 29, 2021

When Breast Isn’t Best – 5 Signs That Breastfeeding May Not Work For You.

Tweet ( Breastfeeding is a natural bonding process between a mother and her baby, and most people assume that a holistic, natural mum is one who breastfeeds to nourish her child. However, nursing doesn’t always come naturally or easily.  The reason that mums often consult doulas, lactation nurses, and attend breastfeeding classes is because breastfeeding […]

Exercise Smart, Exercise Fun.

Tweet ( We all know we should exercise, right? It’s been drummed into us for years, and everyone knows why it’s important to stay fit. Exercising won’t just help you lose weight, it will keep your body working and improve your general health, lifespan, and quality of life. Except… it isn’t that simple. There are […]

Four Steps To Move Your Business Forward After A Global Pandemic.

Tweet ( We have all been through some unprecedented times and things are still a struggle for so many at the moment. Nobody could have predicted the way that 2020 was going to go, and so many have struggled personally, with businesses and financially. However, if you are a business owner you may not want […]

Make Staff Feel Valued In A Post-Covid World.

Tweet ( For a lot of business owners, delaying reopening to reduce risks is not an option. The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically affected countless small and independent companies, many of which will not be able to face the financial challenges caused by further delays. Unfortunately, just because you have to open your store again doesn’t mean […]

Five Personal Finance Tips That To Change How You Think About Money.

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Filed under Business, Money, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Money makes the world go around, and we all spend a lot more time than we’d probably like thinking or worrying about it. Whether you’re recovering from debt, saving for a big purchase like a house, or would just like to be more financially savvy, there’s always room for more understanding of finances […]

Black Women Come Together.

If we don’t want to feed the unhuman narrative of the “Overly Strong Black Woman” let’s start with simply tending to our own house. No one is saying don’t care; however, we are in a serious war with our nation and this battle gets more furious by the day. We are dying in the streets and hanging from trees. We must be about the needs of our community and people. Black lives mattering and staying alive must be our chief priority.

Black Fathers Cry in the Dark.

My father deeply feared getting a phone call that something had happened to one of his children. You see he would have gladly killed for us without any thought of consequence. One day he got that dreaded call. Thank God the call was not fatal, but his son has been assaulted by racists…he had been beaten. My father cried, he was afraid, his health did not allow him to jump on a plane. He didn’t want to eat, and he could not sleep. He was in unspeakable anguish from the depths of his soul…and as hurt and enraged as my mother was she was praying the sheer rage seething in my father’s chest would not cause him to have a heart attack or stroke. Some of us have listened to the wailing of black men in ways that have torn our soul into pieces. Some of us have sat with them as they broke down over the loss of their children…children they lost in numerous ways. Once they left that small space, they had to bottle it up, because outside of a few souls all consideration for grief reserved for the mother.

A Letter to My Sons.

This may be the first of many letters, as you are but little boys right now. Just know that no matter what this world tells you there is love here for you. You belong to a family, and a community that values everything you are. You are the legacy of strong, intelligent, loving, protective, wise black men. We will do all we can to raise you to live and survive. Along this road called like remember you, little black boys, are never alone. As my father once taught me, if you find yourself in a situation do what you can to make it home. There is nothing that you can’t bring home. We will put our heads together a figure out the best course of action. Your goal is always…to make it home son.

3 Tips for Being More Autonomous at Home.

Tweet ( Before the global COVID-19 pandemic that took the world completely by surprise in 2020, the idea that millions of people could suddenly end up being confined to their homes for months at a stretch didn’t seem very likely. Since the pandemic has hit and quarantine has gone into effect, however, many of us […]

Staying Safe and Healthy on Your Summer Travels.

Tweet ( Over the summer, there are more and more people that are likely to be taking time off work, and heading on a trip or a vacation. Finding some sunshine and getting out of the normal routine, can cause a lot of people to forget about their healthy lifestyle and regular routine. Of course, […]

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