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Girls Going Global Visits Google Atlanta

Girls Going Global Visits Google Atlanta
December 7, 2018 No Comments »

My daughter Kaitlin is involved in an amazing organization called Girls Going Global and this past weekend they visited Google Atlanta and took a tour of the facilities and learned so much more about the products and services they offer. ... Read More »

There’s a DEVIL teaching kids named Darren Demeio; the teacher who called my kid STUPID @OLH_HCS

There’s a DEVIL teaching kids named Darren Demeio; the teacher who called my kid STUPID @OLH_HCS
December 7, 2018 No Comments »

This week I stared into the eyes of the devil and his name was Darren Demeio. He was stone-faced cold. Like when you take the hood off a Klansman and look them in the eyes and see death. He was ... Read More »

Make Holiday In the Park your Yearly Go-To Tradition

Make Holiday In the Park your Yearly Go-To Tradition
November 20, 2018 Comments Off on Make Holiday In the Park your Yearly Go-To Tradition

 It’s beginning to look a lot like that time of year when we get that itch to go to Holiday in the Park ! I grab the kids and my grandchildren and we took a ride over to Six Flags over Georgia ... Read More »

About the white folks who are terrorizing my family

About the white folks who are terrorizing my family
November 3, 2018 Comments Off on About the white folks who are terrorizing my family

My family is under attack. I am writing this note as proof so that when something goes down, the police will know in advance that we have been perpetually victimized and were being terrorized by the Webb family. They are ... Read More »

Sherri Shepherd admits son doesn’t like Black girls because they’re ‘mean’

Sherri Shepherd admits son doesn’t like Black girls because they’re ‘mean’
July 26, 2018 Comments Off on Sherri Shepherd admits son doesn’t like Black girls because they’re ‘mean’

By Blue Telusma via TheGrio Society doesn’t teach Black boys to appreciate Black girls and Sherri Shepherd has learned the hard way that her son isn’t immune to that messaging. In a recent sit down with The Breakfast Club, Shepherd admitted ... Read More »

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

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

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

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 »