Saturday, February 22, 2020

Proud Of Our Young Men.

February 3, 2020 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Let us cruise 2020 in the right mental lane. I’d like to tell you how proud I am of our young men.  As a matter of fact, I would advise any of my readers to do the same thing for their sons and grandsons.  Tell them how proud you are of them; set the bar of praise high so that they–in turn–will live UP to your... [Read more...]

Joseph “Rev Run” Simmons and Justine Simmons Open Up About Their Marriage.

January 27, 2020 by  
Filed under Ent., Music, News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( In a time when life feels fragile and love can seem fleeting, there are signposts reminding us that life holds immeasurable meaning and love can last a lifetime if we have vision and faith and accrue the tools to sustain what we hold dear. Joseph “Rev Run” Simmons is a living example of iconic musical accomplishment... [Read more...]

Should I Finance a Wedding Ring? How Much Should I Spend?

January 24, 2020 by  
Filed under Money, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( We all know that buying an engagement ring is not a cheap or easy purchase. It can actually be one of the most expensive purchases of your life. There are a lot of things said about how much you should lay down for a ring, but a lot of this is marketing material for diamond purveyors and jewelry stores. Of course paying cash... [Read more...]

Relationships; 5 Areas We Should Consider Fairness.

January 19, 2020 by  
Filed under Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( The hardest person, at times, to take to task is self. When relationships of any kind go bad it’s very easy to look at the other person and feel just about everything is their fault. The part that you identify as your hand in the matter never quite equals their part in the demise of said relationship. Unfortunately, many of... [Read more...]

More “Black” Family Businesses Needed.

January 16, 2020 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Only in the African-American family of today in America is it the norm that every family member is doing their own thing. That is not good, not at all. It is a sign of division. It is a reflection of a lack of understanding that the family should be united by purpose and vision as shared by the balanced, honorable and focused... [Read more...]

5 Ways to Protect Your Little Boys.

January 12, 2020 by  
Filed under Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( A we discuss in community how to protect our kids, more parents are realizing they have men in their life that carry the deep pain of having been molested, raped, and sexualized as children. It’s important to not that this is not a situation of over-sexualization as this should never happen to children. when we look at how... [Read more...]

5 Areas of Preparation for Marriage.

January 11, 2020 by  
Filed under Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Marriage can be amazing. Sistahs let me tell you…I’ve been married almost ten years and my husband is an amazing person. He is supportive, caring, hardworking, devoted, an amazing father, and imperfect. Yes, I said it…my husband is not perfect. The thing is…neither am I, and I am the first to admit it. We can be wrong,... [Read more...]

5 Things Black Women Should Stop Doing to Each Other.

January 11, 2020 by  
Filed under Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( The first ally black women should have is each other. We can identify the issues we face when dealing with white women, and even other women of color. There is a conversation that can be had about our relationship (on various levels) with black men. However, we should be able to come to the table as black women and stand with... [Read more...]

Women and Hard core Prison Relationships.

January 5, 2020 by  
Filed under Relationships

Tweet ( When a man truly loves a woman, he tends to do his best to avoid prison. Really, he will try to avoid anything that would keep him away from her. If we’re being totally honest, no one goes through life with the intent of making it to prison. It’s that thing no one wants to deal with. It strips freedom and you’re on the... [Read more...]

Five Tips to Being an Effective Dad.

January 4, 2020 by  
Filed under Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( As a parent I’ve come to value the sacrifices my parents made for me, and my siblings. Raising children is a joy, but it is a great challenge. Both mom and dad bring something different to the table that balances out the child when both are allowed to parent effectively. Dads are often downplayed when talking about the importance... [Read more...]

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