As women, we sometimes become bogged down with the everyday hustle and bustle of life. It’s so easy for us to get consumed with family, work, and other obligations that slowly rob us of our time and sanity. If we’re lucky, we might get a moment here and there to ourselves where we can bask…Continue reading Are You Chasing Your Happily Ever After?
Want to live a life unfulfilled and ladened with misery? Spend your days eyeing your friends’ worldly possessions, and that’s exactly what you shall receive. Obviously, the preceding question was one of indignity. However, you’d be surprised at the number of people who spend their days coveting the next person; from their cars and clothes…Continue reading Gratitude
Ever tried something new and failed miserably (raises hand)? I think we all have at some point. And if you have never failed at something, as the saying goes, you’re not doing anything worthwhile. Whether it’s trying a new diet at the start of the new year, then finding yourself sneaking powdered doughnuts into your…Continue reading Fail Better
I’m Engaged to a Married Man Scandalous! I thought, when an acquaintance of mine came to me with news that she was dating a married man. First, I asked if she was serious or if this was some kind of joke. “Dead serious,” she said. “Why?” I asked. “Cause all the good ones are taken,”…Continue reading I’m Engaged to a Married Man
Bitch, Please! bitch noun 1. a female dog 2. a female of canines generally. Slang a malicious, unpleasant, selfish person, especially a woman. a lewd woman. Disparaging and Offensive any woman. Slang a person who is submissive or subservient to someone, usually in a humiliating way The above are ways in which Webster defines the word, “bitch”; none of which are pleasant. So, I pose the following questions to you. How do you feel about being called a bitch? Do you call others bitches? Do you…Continue reading Bitch, Please!
If you’re a woman of color donning your natural tresses, like myself, you know that there are times when your hair has you feeling like Marvin Gaye–makes you wanna holler and throw up both your hands! And like life, when things are good, they are really good, but when they’re bad, you want to crawl…Continue reading Natural Hair Recipes You Need Now
Welcome to my author blog. I am grateful that you decided to drop by and check out The Shameless Rant. It is a space where I hope that you can be comfortable sharing your knowledge, opinions, inspirations, hopes, dreams, and gripes in a friendly & respectful manner.I also hope to offer you the same in…Continue reading The Shameless Rant
Good hair, bad hair, what the hair is going on? They say it’s supposed to be a woman’s crowning glory, but for Jackie, a young, black girl from the deep South, it is everything but! Growing up black and female is tough enough, but coupled with coping with a head full of nappy hair in…Continue reading New Book Release!
Tayari Jones’ An American Marriage is a powerful tale about the criminal justice system in America, and the personal, long-term consequences of its injustices. Roy, a black, college educated, hard-working, entrepreneurial man who has clawed his way out of a working-class background marries a middle-class whimsical artist, Celestial whom Roy’s mother would not have chosen…Continue reading An American Marriage