I never understood why my mother took so long with her baths. I never understood why my mother would take her bath after we all went to bed. I never … Continue reading Why Does Mama’s Bathwater Gotta Be So Hot?
There are those among us whom have not been graced with mothers whom are both healthy and attentive. There are those, much like myself, whom had a mother that worked … Continue reading The Other Mothers: The Village Reinforcements-Part I
Langston hughes wrote a poem that likened life to a river–deep in some spots, shallow in others. I believe we all can find one way or another to liken … Continue reading I Get It From My Mama: Water, River & Life
I have been told my whole life how I look like my mother. Eyes, skin tone, face shape. At one time, I hated hearing that. Now, at 37, I embrace … Continue reading The Best Of It-Part II