Archive | November, 2008

Chew on This

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite times of the year. It calls for decorating your house in warm harvest-inspired earth tones, volunteering or being recruited to make a side dish for the family dinner and finally and cashing in your Christmas Club account (do people have those anymore?) so you can tear up the mall […]

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Garcelle’s New Jewelry Line

‘Tis the season to be givin’!  Just in time for the main gift-giving season of the year, model mom Garcelle Beauvais-Nilon has launched a new jewelry line for children, appropriately called Petit Bijou. For us English speakers, that’s French for “little jewel”. You can check out the baby baubles at the Web site http://www.petitbijouonline.com/. Just as […]

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Abandonment Issues

My last post about Michele Obama and the long-overdue respect which black women are now enjoying, sparked a stream of memories about unpleasant run ins I’ve had with certain black men. I’ll put my disclaimer at the end of this post about the good black men who win a lot of admiration from me, but upfront, […]

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You Say ‘Doula’, I Say Kinfolk

She’s here! She’s here!   My raison d’etre, the apple of my eye, love of my life and the very best thing that has ever happened to me is finally in my arms. I’m a mommy! My daughter was born on Oct. 17, after two grueling hours of induced labor. I don’t care what Hubby says: when I […]

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