Indie_Flyer_Vol6
02 Mar 2012

10 Things That I Hope to Teach My Daughter

I’ve lived many lives in my mere 31 years. Between experimenting with different types of religions, styles and um… men, I feel like I’ve gained a wealth of knowledge that I’m eager to share with my children. As a woman, I feel like there are specific little tips and tidbits

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parenting scandals
28 Feb 2012

4 Parenting Fails That Will Make You Feel Like ‘Parent of the Year’

Look, I’m always the last one to judge… or maybe I’m the first. Whatever. Either way, people do some crazy junk. When kids are involved, it really makes me ill. I’m all about a parent’s right to raise their kids the way that they see fit, but some of these

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dysfunctional family
24 Feb 2012

My Wonderful Dys”funk”tional Family

My babies don’t understand the concept of sharing quite yet. In the beginning, my daughter was a tyrant. – If her twin brother possessed something that she wanted — well.. hell hath no fury. Well now my son has quite a few ounces on his twin, and he proves it

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we need to talk
07 Feb 2012

“We Need to Talk”…We Got Kidz Explores the Serious Issue of Child Molestation and How to Discuss It With Your Kids

It’s time for We Got Kidz to get serious for a second and discuss the craziness that has been happening lately in reference to children and molestation. From dirty man basketball coach Bernie Fine to the recent and unfortunate sexual assault and stabbing of 7 year old Jorelys Rivera in

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stay-at-home mom-with-twins
03 Feb 2012

Dear Stay-At-Home Mom: You Ain’t No Saint, You Just Like Playing With Your Kids

I had my beautiful twins December of 2010. I worked in retail management so I wasn’t making any serious cash, but I was doing okay for myself. Together, the Fiance and I grossed around $65,000 per year, which is nothing to brag about, but at the time, with it just

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black santa clause
16 Dec 2011

‘That’s Not the Real Santa!’: Talking Santa and His Nationality with your Kids

Article first published as “That’s Not the Real Santa!” on Technorati. If you all didn’t know by now, I occasionally contribute articles to the awesome site called Technorati. I wrote the following and was apprehensive about whether or not it would be posted do to the “touchy” subject matter. It’s

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5 minute NEW
17 Oct 2011

The 5 Minute Power Nap?? – A Parent’s Fruitless Attempt at Taking a Nap With Toddler Twins [Video]

With all of our kid’s tummy issues, the Fiance and I were exhausted from all of the late nights of consoling. While attempting to catch a nap, the Fiance came up with the brilliant idea of capturing our venture on film. Why we thought we’d be successful at napping while

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mythbusters_large
19 Sep 2011

Mythbusters… Black Mom Edition: 3 Myths About Black Mothers

‘m a Mom just like any other Mom – and I also happen to black. Am I trying to “segregate” myself by highlighting that fact in some of my posts? Absolutely not. I simply feel that it’s necessary to celebrate and embrace the differences that come with being a Mom

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transgendered kids
28 Aug 2011

Gender Identity Disorder in Children: As a Parent, How Would You Deal?

Last night I watched a piece about transgendered kids on the Style Network. The Mother of a 16 year old transgendered um… boy was just hit on by her “son’s” male mentor… who happens to have been born a woman. Wow. I’m so torn as to what my approach would

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