The Creative Collective NYC closed out its three-city tour of CultureCon, otherwise known as the ‘The Ultimate Creative Homecoming’ in New York City over the weekend. CultureCon has become the fastest-growing conference for multicultural creatives with only five years under its belt. Founder and media executive, Imani Ellis brought out Continue Reading
Are You Cleaning Your Produce Like You Clean Your Meat?
Going to the farmer’s market is legit one of my favorite pass times. ESPECIALLY, the International Farmers Market in Decatur, GA. After relocating to North Carolina from Atlanta (and D.C.), I realized how spoiled I was with their expansive selection of fresh, exotic fruits and veggies. I miss it so Continue Reading
Preeclampsia: The Dark Cloud
May is national pre-eclampsia awareness month, specifically May 22nd as pre-eclampsia Day. It has been reported that 5-8% of all pregnancies are affected by preeclampsia, which is a rapidly progressive condition characterized by high blood pressure and the presence of protein in the urine. Swelling, sudden weight gain, headaches and Continue Reading
Mother’s Day Weekend 2020 Gift Guide
It’s almost Mother’s Day! Hands down the best holiday on the calendar, but I may be a bit biased. Mother’s Day is one day set aside to truly acknowledge and show appreciation for the women who gave birth to you, the women who birthed your children, or for women that Continue Reading
A Salute To Our Teachers
This week is Teacher Appreciation Week! Teachers are special people who have the unique responsibility of being the root that is planted in all facets of our society. Due to the current state of the world, teachers are flexing their extra creative skills through facilitating online learning, doing a drive-by Continue Reading
Stimulus or Stimu-LESS?
Working or maintaining a steady income during this pandemic has become a highly sought-after blessing. Millions of Americans woke up one-day last week with a bank deposit of their federal stimulus payment. And many did not, but that’s another subject. The amount was designed to provide each adult with twelve Continue Reading
COVID-19 Got Your Cuticles Cracked?
Hopefully, we are all washing our hands often as we continue with COVID-19 #stayhome efforts to do our part to “flatten the curve.” The Center for Disease Control has made it clear frequent hand washing, hand sanitizer, and cleaning products that kill 99.9% of germs can minimize the spread of Continue Reading
Celeb Moms: Here’s Why You Should Follow Tia Mowry-Hardict
If you grew up in the ’90s, you must be familiar with the popular sitcom Sister, Sister starring twin sisters Tia & Tamara Mowry. Well, now they are all grown up and have their own lives. Tia Mowry is now an established entrepreneur, actress, chef, producer, author, wife, and mother. She is Continue Reading
Quarantine Life for Working Moms: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
It’s day 55,4128 of the mandatory quarantine, and if someone would have told me we would be in our homes 23 hours out of the day, arguing with a toddler over snacks and cartoons, I would’ve asked, “What crime did I commit?” But, here we are, and our new normal Continue Reading