The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 2,200 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it would take about 37 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see the complete report.
For the month of September (2014) I will be doing my Scared Great challenge, again! 30 Days of “feeling the fear and doing it anyway.” I am confident that at the end of this I will be well on the way to achieving my major goal for the end of this year. How exciting! If you’d like to do the […]
I AM PRO-SHRINKAGE! I don’t even call it “shrinkage.” I think it’s one of the coolest traits of my natural hair. I call it “springiness.” I love how when I pull on my twists, they bounce back. It is a personal pet peeve of mine to see the shrinkage shots. You know the pics where a beautiful natural woman, with […]
I’m Proud to Be Natural Me! is pleased to announce that our site is the first stop on Flying Turtle Publishing’s Virtual Book Tour! by Flying Turtle Publishing August 4, 2014 Marlene Dillon, my host for this stop on Flying Turtle Publishing’s virtual book tour, has done wonderful work empowering children with her I’m Proud to Be Natural Me! book […]
It is a blessing to be loved… an even greater blessing to be loved as is. I have the most amazing friend who taught me the most valuable lesson of self-acceptance. See, I have this scar on my foot… it almost appears to be like a bunion (gross, I know) and it bothers me. I look at it… stare at it.. hating it, […]
Every morning at 6:30 my Pandora app turns on and shuts my phone down. One by one my apps begin to crash the second that app opens. So every morning at 6:31 I reboot my phone. Like clockwork, this morning, with my eyes closed, still super groggy, I fumbled around in the bed until I found my cell. Immediately I began […]
How do you teach your child to be proud of their natural hair and your hair is blown straight? How can you expect your child to rock a twist out, or afro, at 9 years old—an age where her ability to “fit in” may define her self-worth for the rest of her life—and she is being sent a mixed message at home? […]
“This book is great for children of ANY color whose parents/teachers dare to teach them the beauty in diversity. My daughter is 3 and already aware of words/concepts such as ‘hair’ and ‘princess’ and what makes someone “pretty” and worthy of praise and acceptance. This book was right on time as I divert her attention beyond what is seen on […]