Birthdays Was the Worst Days…

Yesterday, to paraphrase Ice Cube, was a good day. My post on why R&B is pulling a Sleeping Beauty act was picked for a Freshly Pressed spotlight. (If you stumbled upon my humble little blog due to my WordPress mention, welcome!) I’ve had a great time interacting with people commenting as passionately as me aboutContinue reading “Birthdays Was the Worst Days…”

No Tears: Taking Care of Baby’s Hair (Without Tearing Yours Out)

I’m excited to announce that the lovely folks at have given me some room to write at length about my other obsession: black hair! My first article is for the mamas of wiggly little beans who have a head full of gorgeous hair and zero patience for combs. Whether your baby is a boy orContinue reading “No Tears: Taking Care of Baby’s Hair (Without Tearing Yours Out)”

What, Exactly, is ‘Awesomesauce?’

I’m just going to come right out and say it: I have a vocab crush on the word “awesome.” It’s pretty, well, AWESOME! Something about that open first “ahhhh” syllable and the hissing finality of the last syllable speaks to me, like jumping out of an airplane and landing on your feet, arms akimbo, withContinue reading “What, Exactly, is ‘Awesomesauce?’”