Archive for the ‘motherhood’ Category

Sponsored Post: My Body, My Choice, My Control

This post is sponsored by Bedsider. All opinions are my own I became sexually active at the age of 16, almost 20 years ago. While I can admit that I have not always made the best decisions in partners, activity, or in protection, I can definitely say that I’ve matured and learned a lot about […]

While My Sisters Gently Weep on @BlogHer

I wrote a piece for BlogHer.com about the mental health of Black women amid onslaughts of attacks in the media, in our communities, our jobs, within our families, etc. I stood in the dark solace of my kitchen with my hands clenched tightly against the sink. My teeth dig into my lower lip as the […]

Two Sides to A Mother’s Coin

June ¬†is Guest Blogger Month here at FeministaJones.Com . I solicited a few bloggers, writers, poets, etc to contribute posts lending their perspectives and experiences on feminism, race, mental health, sexuality, relationships, liberation, sex, and everything this blog is about. I hope you enjoy their contributions as much as I have. If you’re interested in […]

#MCOKCRelief for #Oklahoma Tornado Relief

  As a mom, my soul pours out to the parents who have lost their children this week. I’m partnering with The Mommy Cycle to solicit donations to help the children and families affected by the latest tornado devastation. If you’re outside of Oklahoma and want to help, please click the link below to find […]

Think You Know Why Black Women Aren’t Getting Married?

    Read this paper on Family Demographics¬†(PDF) that points out (and debunks) some of the myths of why Black Americans have low marriage rates. It focuses more on the fact that Black women tend to live in areas(markets) where they don’t have enough “marriageable” men to select from. It was published in 2000, so […]

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