raising beautiful girls

Raising Beautiful, Confident Girls: Conversations of Body Image

Baby Girl

– Originally published in 2011, when my baby girl was 5 years old! – A few months ago, one of my aunts was visiting from out of town. She was staying at my mami’s house and they were heading out for a day at a local park since they were bored with staying home. I […]

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Changing Curly Hair Attitudes: 3 Ideas to Help You Love Your Curls


My mami once told me that I was born with tiny curls in my hair…and so, she tried to “brush them out” by brushing my hair numerous times a day. I don’t hold this against her. She simply repeated what was taught to her. You see, in our culture (as in many Caribbean cultures), a […]

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