I recently took a trip during spring break and it was my very first time in Asia! I visited four countries; Singapore, Thailand, Laos, and Taiwan...woweee. (A lot for 9 days, I know) Of all the things I did, there were 3 that stood out among everything else and here they are: Elephant Hug Sanctuary:… Continue reading Abroad in Asia: Sweet Roses; Sharp Thorns
Dear Moms and Dads of the world, Has your son brought someone home to meet you lately? And If he has, how long did this person stick around? Now I want you to think about when the relationship ended, was his excuse that she was hard to deal with? Or that she was crazy? Furthermore,… Continue reading Teach your son how to date so I don’t have to…
Less of a rant and more of a way to spot confusionlationships. Which is a word I made up...you're welcome. It's that in between stage single people find themselves in when they're not really dating someone but they kinda are. Confusing right? I know... that's the point. These are situations that we sometimes blindly… Continue reading Are you in a Confusionlationship?
My family and I love movies and we're always quoting them. One of our favorites quotes (we have a lot) is from Big Momma’s House when Martin Lawrence is giving his testimony as Big Momma and says to the church “Cause underneath it all, we do a lot of nasty sh*t.” Hilarious and true…we use… Continue reading Pray for the Greenleafs and your Pastor’s family too…
Let me offer a disclaimer before we start, I will admit that I am not a parent and I don't know all that goes into being a parent. However, I know EVERYTHING about being a child (lol) and a child that grows up in the church and a Christian household. Don't read this and get… Continue reading Memoirs of a Woke PK : Do’s and Don’ts of Christian Parenting
I recently attended the Essence Festival and it was an eye opening experience in many ways. I have a lot to say about it but tried to condense it to 4 short reasons why I think everyone should attend. Hope you enjoy and if you want to hear more about it, just ask. 1. It's… Continue reading 4 Reasons you should go to Essence Festival next year.
A couple weeks ago I was frustrated and vented a bit on my Snapchat saying I could make a list of things dudes do that irritate me, 1. Exist and 2. Breathe...anyway, folks thought it was really funny and asked me to continue....so here goes my list . It's mostly a satire and a tad… Continue reading Issa Rant
Queen sugar is a show that addresses many topics that affect African Americans like the Black Family structure, Black Women and their struggles (both romantic and career), the mess that happens within the justice system, and to top it all off, it's based in Louisiana. This is important because it represents yet another distress experienced… Continue reading Queen Sugar’s Black Girl Magic
So, I finished Dear White People on Netflix and overall, just like the movie, I was impressed and thought at the very least this show can provoke a lot of interesting conversations. I liked how the show addressed so many different issues that students of color are faced with at a PWI (Predominantly White Institution)… Continue reading Dear White People