The Other Hair
Nov03

The Other Hair

  It was India Arie who penned the words, I am not my hair, I am not this skin, I am the soul that lives within. The song and the message are very poignant and it allows women of color to consciously think about their attitude to hair and how we treat our hair. Additionally, it allows those of us who are thoughtful enough to look at how we view others based on what we determine to be beauty starting with their hair. Through the...

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When Enough Is Enough….Take This Job and Shove It
Nov02

When Enough Is Enough….Take This Job and Shove It

We all know that the economy is bad right now, but when what do you do when you are fed up with your job?  Do you just quit and hope things will work out?  Or do you grimace and try to stick it out and hope the economy improves quickly?  The answer to that can be tricky. There are so many things to consider when figuring out whether or not to leave a job, even though you may have felt that it was time to leave long ago.  A person with...

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Are Weddings Overrated?
Nov02

Are Weddings Overrated?

A wedding is a ceremony in which two people are united in marriage.  They involve an exchange of wedding vows and rings.  Wedding traditions and ceremonies vary and can be influenced by cultures, religions, and race.  Couples incorporate many different things into their wedding ceremony and often have a “theme” for their wedding. Do you like to watch shows like Platinum Weddings and My Fair Wedding with David Tutera?  Do you dream of...

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Is There Life After Divorce?
Nov02

Is There Life After Divorce?

We all get married with the thought and belief that our “I do’s” will be forever.  And as well they should be.  But as we all know, some of us, all too well, that having a wedding ceremony doesn’t always lead to happily ever after.  Why? Some marriages are entered into for the wrong reasons.   Ever look at the lifestyle section of the newspaper and view all of the pictures of the happy couples and while doing so,you come across a...

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