Monday, March 30, 2020

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...]

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...]

It Takes A Husband–To Be A Father!

January 3, 2020 by  
Filed under Christian Talk, News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Would you like to know one of the reasons behind the demise of ‘Promise Keepers’ back in the nineties? Well, in my humble opinion, the organization went down the tubes when it started to try to play to the women in society. Would you like to know why more and more viewers are ‘turning off’ the Olympics, every four years?... [Read more...]

Five Tips to Be a Great Husband.

December 25, 2019 by  
Filed under Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Relationships are beautiful but require a great deal of work. Trust, loyalty, care communication, and compassion are just a few necessary elements. As a married woman I can’t tell a man what would make a good husband from a man’s perspective obviously. However, as a wife there are a few things that make a husband great. He... [Read more...]

Why The Recent Pageant Success Of Black Women Could Be A Double-Edged Sword For Young Black Girls.

December 24, 2019 by  
Filed under Education, Ent., News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( I understand the current hoopla surrounding the historic achievements of women of African descent in the “beauty pageant” world. Just in case you missed it, it has been an unprecedented year as the alluded to women have captured the following crowns. Kaliegh Garris (Miss Teen USA) Nia Franklin (Miss America) Cheslie Kryst... [Read more...]

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