Melanin Myths Debunked!

Hey ya’ll! Black skin needs sunscreen. Just like lighter hued folks our skin will burn-even really dark skin. Black folks’ skin may lighten in colder months. Mine does. I remember I was in graduate school at some random department taking care of my school identification card and the woman taking my picture was so surprised […]

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A Conversation, Not A Code

Lets talk about it: BLOGS Writing has become a way for me to express myself as a creative. I enjoy the freedom of writing about my own journey through this thing called life as well as commenting on current events that greatly impact our culture. When I made the conscious decision to start writing again […]

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My Go To Quick Meals

There’s a lot going on! Like most of you I am following the news and watching gas prices as well as food prices go up, up, and up! As we continue to live in a pandemic world of mask wearing and no mask wearing, as conversations shift from adult vaccinations to whether or not a […]

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Self Care

What makes you feel good? This answer will vary for everyone. I know for me I love deep tissue massages (the last one I had wasn’t great simply because of Covid-19 precautions). I had to stay face down and masked while my breasts filled with milk). Lesson learned: deep tissue massages for me are a […]

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20 of My Favorite Pods!

I love to talk. I started talking at a relatively young age and I haven’t stopped yet. Therefore, it is no surprise that I am an avid listener of podcasts. The peak started when I was on maternity leave in the midst of the pandemic. Harper was born right before the world shut down. We […]

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Non-fungible tokens

Years ago when I was still in high school I attended a private fundraiser for my local community center. As I made my way around the room, snacking on cheese and crackers, shrimp cocktail and mini pastry puffs I began a conversation with an older man. He wore glasses and had a blazer with the […]

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CoComelon Nation

CoComelon runs the world. Okay, maybe not the world, but this popular children’s show has dominated the households with young children all over America and the world at large. My household has succumbed to the mesmerizing songs and images of a picturesque family and their community. The songs are contagious and I find myself hopping […]

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Love, Locs, and Plants

At some point I began planning events in my head. I daydreamed about what outfits I would pack for my trip to Virginia. I haven’t been to this part of the country in years and I looked forward to traveling outside of Connecticut. “Maybe I need new luggage too?” I thought as I perused online […]

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