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Check out this Fidgit Spinner Worksheet to Help your Kids Conquer Math

Check out this Fidgit Spinner Worksheet to Help your Kids Conquer Math
June 12, 2017 No Comments »

Hey everyone, so I’ve been having Mommy Camp with my kids for the last week to keep them occupied during the summer since I’m home and have time off. For those who don’t know I am an educator with a ... Read More »

The Battle for Metropolis Ride at Six Flags Over Georgia will Blow you Away

The Battle for Metropolis Ride at Six Flags Over Georgia will Blow you Away
June 11, 2017 No Comments »

Me and my crew got to test out the new Battle for Metropolis ride and needless to say, we were blown away! Six Flags Over Georgia’s  highly-acclaimed Justice League: Battle for Metropolis attraction is AH-MAZING! Get ready to take a ... Read More »

Brown Girl Magic Conference Kicked Off in a Big Way with Powerhouse Speakers!

Brown Girl Magic Conference Kicked Off in a Big Way with Powerhouse Speakers!
June 11, 2017 No Comments »

Thank you so very much for making the FIRST Brown Girl Magic, Activating Your Inner MAGIC conference, sponsored by Curls an event to remember! Just wow! Love, laughter, light, INSPIRATION and EMPOWERMENT! It was all there! The vision of Mikaela ... Read More »

Everything, Everything Movie and a Conversation with the Stars!

Everything, Everything Movie and a Conversation with the Stars!
May 18, 2017 Comments Off on Everything, Everything Movie and a Conversation with the Stars!

Why are mom and daughter relationships so difficult? Many are but most times mommas aren’t trying to hinder their daughters lives by preventing them from having one. Enter the movie Everything, Everything, a wonderfully-made ode to motherhood and the bonds that bind ... Read More »

Battle for Metropolis Opens May 26!

Battle for Metropolis Opens May 26!
May 18, 2017 Comments Off on Battle for Metropolis Opens May 26!

School is almost out so what are you doing this summer? Well, Battle for Metropolis is opening at Six Flags on May 26th! Exciting! To celebrate its 50th anniversary, Six Flags Over Georgia is adding the popular and highly-acclaimed Justice ... Read More »

Deborah Cox ROCKS as Rachel Marron in The Bodyguard

Deborah Cox ROCKS as Rachel Marron in The Bodyguard
April 2, 2017 Comments Off on Deborah Cox ROCKS as Rachel Marron in The Bodyguard

Chills! I got to see Deborah Cox as Rachel Marron in “The Bodyguard” at the Fox in Atlanta and from the opening of the show with a BANG, the show as a thrill! The Grammy nominated performer is starring in ... Read More »

Little Miss Dancey Pants encourages children to embrace their creativity

Little Miss Dancey Pants encourages children to embrace their creativity
February 5, 2017 Comments Off on Little Miss Dancey Pants encourages children to embrace their creativity

In Little Miss Dancey Pants, the first book of the series, Addison a.k.a. Miss Dancey Pants, makes her debut! Addison is a lively and energetic little girl, who has a very hard time keeping still. Deep down, Addison knows she ... Read More »

JapanFest Heads to Infinite Energy Center with Interactive Theme and All Things Anime!

JapanFest Heads to Infinite Energy Center with Interactive Theme and All Things Anime!
September 15, 2016 Comments Off on JapanFest Heads to Infinite Energy Center with Interactive Theme and All Things Anime!

When you are raising a teenager who loves anime and wants to go to Japan, like now, but going to Japan is nowhere in your budget, you pray that a festival comes along to satisfy her longing for wonderlust. Then ... Read More »

Massive List of Books to Help You Talk to Your Kids About Racism and Justice #BlackLivesMatter

Massive List of Books to Help You Talk to Your Kids About Racism and Justice #BlackLivesMatter
July 9, 2016 Comments Off on Massive List of Books to Help You Talk to Your Kids About Racism and Justice #BlackLivesMatter

This has been a trying week for black people and I am truly exhausted with trying to justify my place in the world and my right to stay alive and my husband’s right to not get shot dead by a ... Read More »

An Open Letter in Memes: When So-Called Friends Infect Your Relationship with Preconceived Notions & Prejudice

An Open Letter in Memes: When So-Called Friends Infect Your Relationship with Preconceived Notions & Prejudice
March 23, 2016 Comments Off on An Open Letter in Memes: When So-Called Friends Infect Your Relationship with Preconceived Notions & Prejudice

(Editor’s Note: Kaelani Allen is my oldest daughter. This is an open letter to the so-called friends who hurt her. As a mom it’s hurtful when people judge your children, especially when you worked all your life to NOT be ... Read More »

So You Know the Lyrics to Formation, But Not This? Insert Side-Eye!

So You Know the Lyrics to Formation, But Not This? Insert Side-Eye!
February 10, 2016 Comments Off on So You Know the Lyrics to Formation, But Not This? Insert Side-Eye!

Money maven Patrice C. Washington is working to help women get their finances in order but after Sunday’s Superbowl with Beyonce busting out with a Formation tour, many women may get a little off-track buying expensive concert tickets. Patrice, the ... Read More »

Our Christmas Vacation at Cabana Bay & Universal Studios; Things to Consider

Our Christmas Vacation at Cabana Bay & Universal Studios; Things to Consider
February 10, 2016 Comments Off on Our Christmas Vacation at Cabana Bay & Universal Studios; Things to Consider

As much as I’d love to write this post and give you the breakdown on how to save a few bucks at Universal Studios, there’s not much I can offer you in that area. The truth is, going to Universal ... Read More »

Top 10 Things You Can Do For Lent

Top 10 Things You Can Do For Lent
February 10, 2016 Comments Off on Top 10 Things You Can Do For Lent

It’s Lent, the 40 days before Easter and a time to realign ourselves by using this time to really focus. I’m using this time to hone in and give up on something that is my weakness: sugar. I feel like ... Read More »

VICTORY! Scholastic Pulls Happy Slave Books Off Shelves After Backlash From Moms Who Called For Ban

VICTORY! Scholastic Pulls Happy Slave Books Off Shelves After Backlash From Moms Who Called For Ban
January 17, 2016 Comments Off on VICTORY! Scholastic Pulls Happy Slave Books Off Shelves After Backlash From Moms Who Called For Ban

I am so proud to report that after backlash on social media, Scholastic decided to pull two books that depicted slaves as “happy and joyful” from circulation. I can’t imagine anyone would co-sign a book about happy and joyful slaves. ... Read More »

Ways You Can Earn More Money with Patrice C. Washington!

Ways You Can Earn More Money with Patrice C. Washington!
December 13, 2015 Comments Off on Ways You Can Earn More Money with Patrice C. Washington!

Everybody loves saying NEW YEAR, NEW ME! But the question is are you REALLY ready for a NEW YOU? Are you ready for a new you that includes getting your financial affairs ALL THE WAY in order? Are you ready for a ... Read More »