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Motherhood: Is it a Life Sentence?

I Fell In Love With A Rasta Man! I met my husband in February 1982...
May 11, 2019
MommiHood,

I’m a Mom…and Four Other Reasons I Need Therapy!

THERAPY... for reasons unbeknownst to me, there’s this stigma in the black community that the...
April 10, 2019
The NO Judgment Zone,

How Could I Let This Happen: My 2 Year old Said the ‘N’ Word!

You know, I was always the type of person that when I heard a child...
April 5, 2019
MommiHood,

A Raisin Almost Got Me Locked Up!

Since I have become a mother, I have never felt so inadequate, so consistently unprepared...
March 21, 2019

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I was at Tori’s open house last night, fighting the Florida heat as well as trying to maneuver the 4000 people that were also attending. As I was standing outside...
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Social Media 101: Back to School & Keeping Your Child Safe

Originally posted: HerLifeSparkles.com Yay, the kids are headed back to school. No more snacking uncontrollably, drinking all the juice or toys all over the house. Let’s pause the excitement for... Read More

Meal Planning 101

It’s that time of year again! Summer is slowing coming to an end and it’s time to get our kids back on a schedule. I don’t know about you, but... Read More

Submit or Nah?????

The Oxford dictionary says that submission is the action or fact of accepting or yielding to a superior force or to the will or authority of another person. It can... Read More

I’ll Submit When you Learn to Lead

I’ve had this conversation more than a few times in my life, and I don’t think it’ll ever make sense to those in denial. I’ve been asked in the past... Read More

Black Women Aren’t Submissive, But Here’s Why

In a recent video that went viral, a group of black men and women are seen debating why black men are flocking to white women, and the answer might surprise... Read More

8 Ways To Be Submissive In Bed When You’re Just Starting To Experiment With Being Dominated

Thinking about being submissive in the bedroom? Here's a great article to help you achieve just that!... Read More

Seven Years A Slave: My Struggle with Submission in Marriage

Okay, so to be fair, maybe comparing my seven-year marriage to slavery isn’t the best analogy….I’d say it was more like a slow and painful death. For starters, I butchered... Read More

Submit to your husband, Sis

So is it the word, or the idea of yielding power to another person what seems to get our panties in a wad? I mean we have no problem submitting... Read More

Misconceptions Of The “S” Word

This right here is something that we have a hard time talking about. For some women, as soon as the topic is brought up, we shut down. I mean, think... Read More

What We Get Wrong About Submission: Who is marriage really for?

A few weeks back, a small viral firestorm was raised around a blog by Seth Adam Smith called “Marriage Isn’t For Me.” If you didn’t see it on your Facebook... Read More

How Falling To My Knees Has Served Me Well In My Marriage- A Blog About Submission

Falling to my knees has never felt like a position of weakness...Many nights I fall on my knees to pray, I've started every race for over 20 years on my... Read More

I Don’t Listen and I Talk Back – A Blog About Submission

Who wears the pants? Years ago, when Dre and I were just dating I asked him “Babe, do I try to wear the pants in this relationship?” to which he... Read More

#BossMommies at the ElevateHer Crawl

The opportunity to see a room full of passionate, hard-working, and business savvy black women cannot be described in words. As you know, we believe that it takes a Nation... Read More

SAY MY NAME, SAY MY NAME (or not)

MOMMI, MOMMI, MOMMI the name we will hear forever until we depart this earth, but OMG can’t our children understand how to use it sparingly?!?  Now don’t get me wrong,... Read More

Confession of a First Time Mommi: Baby Blues

I’m A Mommi Looking back at an old Facebook post that I made prior to giving birth now makes me laugh hysterically and even cringe a bit. See, I’m coming... Read More

5 Reasons We Chose to Home School Our SIX Children

The first week of homeschooling our children, I was miserable, the kids were miserable and I wanted nothing more than to send them back to the “professionals” while I crawled... Read More

ElevateHer 2019

Black Women our Power is our Influence If you attended the XoNecole ElevateHer Crawl then I am almost certain you’re still full from the inspiring experience! There is nothing like... Read More

My Top Two Financial Tips

There are many money lessons I’ve learned along this journey. Out of the many lessons, there are two tips that not only help me to be more financially responsible, but... Read More

If You Could Prevent Cancer….Would You?

Recently, I joined the Board of Directors for the American Cancer Society in Indiana. Admittedly, I did not know as much about cancer compared to many of those who had worked... Read More

The end of the road for our homeschool journey

  You won’t find a bigger advocate for homeschool than me. I mean, I have dedicated the last six years of my life homeschooling six children. Some days were harder... Read More

My Battle with Depression

Then again, if I look a little closer, maybe I look exactly like what depression looks like. In my mind, depression looks like sadness, lethargy, malaise. In my head, depression... Read More

Staying Active in Your Child’s Education

The summer is ending and reality is beginning to set in for students that they will be off to school again. The majority of the students that I have spoken... Read More