What it is like to identify as one race in one ethnic background and give birth to another? That’s what I’m attempting to tackle in a healthy way from now until, let’s see….the end of my life. In the meantime, I’m sharing over on Deidra Riggs’ Jumping Tandem blog. Deidre has been doing a fascinating 31 […]
In my light skin with my mostly white babies
Willow’s hair, my hair, black women’s hair is important whether we like it or not.
I could cry, I could cry, I could cry because I have a herd of work trips coming up and absolutely no hair plan whatsoever. I posted as much on Facebook the other day with a laundry list of my many —wildly expensive— options: Cut & press, every three weeks-ish ($45 – $85) Kinky Twists […]
The Family that Jacks up each other’s Hair:…uhh, still loves each other?
It was R2′s turn to experience the haircut from Daddy in which he took far too long, ended in tears and left Mama begging for Daddy to “please just stop” because what 15 month old needs a perfect haircut? Of course Daddy was overcompensating trying to prove that he really can cut hair because it […]
This is why you don’t let your white husband touch up your Rihanna mohawk
Dave has been really diggin’on my mohawk, which is why he was bestowed the great honor of touching it up. (Well, that & being flat broke) My bad. For those catching up: here’s the look I’m goin’ for…
Was that crap on a stick or 2010? (Reflections: Part 5)
Yes, I was planning to stay focused on facilitating reflections of 2010. Forgive me for bumbling along on other fascinating subjects such as feeling sorry for myself and crying about it like a big baby. Fear not my friends! We are well on our way to -finally- finishing reflecting and creating some goals for 2011. […]
2011 feels like a good year to…
…channel Willow Smith & Rihanna…