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What It Means to Be an African-American Blogger in a Predominantly White Niche: My Guest Post On Helicopter Mom and Just Plane Dad

 

Being a little brown dot in a sea of beige comes with some unexpected pressure and responsibility. Check out my guest post on Helicopter Mom and Just Plane Dad where I explain why it’s necessary for me to acknowledge my race in this predominantly Caucasian world of mommy blogging.

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I’m a married, African-American, stay-at-home mommy with two little African-American preschoolers at home.

“Well whoopty-whoo,” I’m sure you’re saying. Well let’s take things just a step further. I happen to be a mommy blogger. I blog about my life, my husband, my crazy twin preschoolers, and just parenthood all around; and in this particular blogging genre, there don’t happen to be very many moms of um… my persuasion.

To put it bluntly: there just aren’t that many black ladies out there gabbing online about family and parenting. Why? Well, that has a sad – yet interesting – answer…

Read the full article on HelicopterMomandJustPlaneDad.com!

 

Author: Kesha of We Got Kidz

Kesha Chisholm Phillips is currently a part time graphic artist and the full time writer and editor of WeGotKidz.com and WeGotKidzGraphics.com. You'll find her all around the web sharing her parenting journey which includes everything from hilarious family videos to her refreshing takes on what it means to raise children today. Kesha currently resides in Atlanta, GA with her lovely husband and twins AJ and Jax.

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