The topic of race has become so taboo in this country that, when it is brought up, people think you are playing victim or creating a division, that despite their ignorance to it, already existed. People repeatedly say, stop making everything about race, as if we wake up each day and say, "Oh, how can … Continue reading Being the Strong Black Woman is Mentally Exhausting & On top of that I’m a Mother
Jurni Nuri 22 months Earlier in the blog, I celebrated hitting the milestone of 14 months of breastfeeding. I shared with you guys how important it was for me to breastfeed both of my children and how disappointed I was that I never got the chance to make it past 6 months with my son … Continue reading Today we celebrate Black Breastfeeding Week
In the year 2016, we are experiencing things we thought we would only experience in our history classes. People are threatening lynchings, KKK rallies are being held, black churches are being bombed, cops are being killed maliciously, people are marching for equality, and police brutality is rearing its ugly head. My grandparents grew up during … Continue reading Five lessons society is teaching me as a mother….