Happy Friday! Happy February! Happy Black History Month! To start this month off, I wanted to highlight an important piece of legislation that passed in Florida during this last election season. On the ballot, this past November, Amendment 4 petitioned to restore the voting rights of more than 1 million felons in the state of… Continue reading Happy Black History Month!
The year was 2000, and a brand-new show called “Big Brother” was starting. The show put a group of strangers in a house with cameras and the viewers could watch their every move. I’m not sure why I decided as a child that I was going to start writing a weekly review on Big Brother,… Continue reading Don’t Forget the Child in You
Today is National Human Trafficking Awareness Day. January is also Trafficking Awareness month with the entire month dedicated to slavery and human trafficking awareness. I first became aware of the issue of human trafficking in college through the work of an organization called Invisible Children. Invisible Children has been fighting against the use of child… Continue reading January 11th-National Human Trafficking Awareness Day
Last year I had the pleasure of visiting the Island of Bali for a Girls Trip!! Our group consisted of 9 beautiful ladies and we had the most amazing time. The best part was that this trip didn’t cost more than $1500 dollars! Bali is an incredibly cheap country to visit and I’m here to… Continue reading Bali: The Last Paradise
I can’t believe that it’s January 2019! 2018 flew by and I know for me personally it was a pretty good year. I got a new job, I launched my blog, I traveled, and I took some necessary time to deal with some long-overdue emotional baggage. In 2018, I did cut some people out my… Continue reading Welcome 2019!!!
Last week a federal judge ruled that Congress cannot ban the practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). US District Judge Bernard Friedman said that the 22-year-old ban was unconstitutional and that it should be left to the states to decide because the procedure is basically criminal assault. I’m sure for the victims of FGM they… Continue reading US Ban Against FGM Found Unconstitutional
A video has been circulating of Pastor John Gray discussing his marriage and his wife. In this discussion, he says that his wife has birthed him and covered him as he has grown out of his immaturity to become the man that God has destined him to be. This video has… Continue reading No One Has Time to Birth a Grown Man
In about 6 weeks, I will be traveling to Bali! It’s a girl’s trip, with 9 of us going and we are all so excited! This will be the first real vacation that I will have for the year and I am looking forward to getting away and experiencing some much-needed R&R. Last year I… Continue reading Thailand’s Newest Operation:X-Ray Outlaw Foreigners
When I was younger my favorite show was 7th Heaven. I remember one of the episodes where one of the characters Lucy was upset because she hadn’t gotten her period ,but all her friends had. It seemed like such an odd thing to be upset about. Fast forward a few years and when I finally… Continue reading Read this If You’re on the Fence About Trying a Menstrual Cup
Last month, I had the pleasure of watching the Netflix documentary, “City of Joy”. City of Joy is about a village created in the Democratic Republic of Congo where women can be safe from gender-based violence and take the necessary steps to begin healing after trauma. The DRC has been at war for more than… Continue reading Founder of City of Joy Wins the Nobel Peace Prize