Category: Divorce/Moving On

Don’t Tell Me Happy Father’s Day

Mother’s Day is big business in the United States. The National Retail Federation estimates that in 2015, over $21.2 billion was spent on Mother’s Day gifts. A projected 84.2% of Americans celebrated mommy with cards, brunch, flowers, jewelry, etc. It’s all well deserved, moms work hard. Mother’s Day is a joyous occasion many women look forward to celebrating and feeling appreciated. Tupac and Boyz II… Read more →

Five Co-Parenting Tips For The Holidays

The holiday season is here which means Christmas carols, holiday shopping, Santa Claus…and the Ex. During the holidays the kids will be out of school, there will be planning for Christmas gifts, and lots of family get togethers. There is no shunning contact with the ex. To make this time run smoothly you have to put your personal feelings aside.  Here… Read more →

Moms And Dating…When Should He Meet The Kids?

The latest headlines concerning Ciara, her new beau Russell Wilson, and her ex Future are grounds for a great discussion. When should kids from a previous relationship be introduced into the equation of your new relationship? Everyone is weighing in on the debate. Before we proceed, there are a couple factors to eliminate in order to make this a healthy… Read more →

18 Reasons Summer Is A Girl’s Best Friend

What’s not to love about summer?! Seriously, unless you’re a polar bear or a pair of UGGs, summer is the best time of the year. School is out, days are long, and the weather is perfect. There’s something about the summer air that is great for women. We really let our hair down. Here are 18 reasons why summer is a… Read more →

5 Takeaways From The Hollaback Viral Video

Hollaback is a movement to end street harassment.  They define street harassment as “catcalling or verbal harassment, stalking, groping, public masturbation, and assault.”  The nonprofit organization created a PSA to exhibit what happens when a woman aimlessly walked around NYC for 10 hours.  It was filmed with a hidden camera while the actress was walking holding 2 visible mics. Ten hours of… Read more →

4 Things Worse Than The Ray Rice Punch

Roger Goodell has dealt with some interesting issues as NFL Commissioner: Spygate, Bountygate, player lockout and ref lockout. Goodell was once again put to the test when TMZ released a video of Baltimore Ravens RB Ray Rice knocking his then fiancé, Janay unconscious (the couple married shortly after). Social media instantly flooded with an outcry for the NFL to take… Read more →

Qalo Ring

When I was married I rarely, if ever took my wedding ring off.  It just felt weird NOT to have my ring on.  Even through my pregnancies it literally got stuck on my 3x enlarged finger and almost had to be cut off.  Being married  can be beautiful as is displaying your commitment via the ring. However, sometimes a wedding… Read more →