I usually don’t wear tampons, so I was surprised to get a box full of them to try from Monthly Gift. It’s not that I’ve never worn tampons, but I just fell out of wearing them a few years ago; personal preference. The website claims their products are premium quality, so I was determined to … Continue reading
Tag Archives: Leslie Matthews
Working Woman Woes, Part 2
Indra Nooyi shared a letter her daughter had written at the age of four that expressed her desire for mom to come home and she spoke about it at the Women in the World Summit a few months back. She also gave her opinion for what society needs to do to solve this problem of … Continue reading
She May Just Make You Go Vegan!
Meet Chef Babette Davis. The co-owner of Stuff I Eat in Inglewood. She is 65 and has this to say about being vegan. Video source Mercy For Animals. Written by Leslie Matthews, Contributing writer, #mygirlsquad Continue reading
The Only Video You Need To See If You’re Feeling Uninspired To Pursue Your Dreams!
Fresh off the holiday weekend and you’re not feeling like getting back to the grind? Check out this interview of Nick Minaj for Time Magazine. Video Source https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uckt7hqmvFg Compiled by Leslie Matthews Continue reading
When ‘Enjoying Life While Black’ Goes Wrong
Less than a year after 11 women (ten Black and one White) from the book club Sistahs on the Reading Edge were kicked off the Napa Valley Wine Train for apparently ‘laughing and enjoying life while Black’, the ladies recently settled in a discrimination lawsuit against the company for an undisclosed amount. As expressed by the … Continue reading
Single Mom Status: Run Men, Run!
Men running away from women with children is nothing new as Joseph was about to put Mary away when he found out she was pregnant before they even got married! Being a single mother doesn’t stop me from cringing at the thought of my son one day dating one. It’s as if it’s embedded into … Continue reading
My Hometown Bestie
My Hometown Bestie is the kind of forever friend that you grew up with, creating fun memories. No matter where I am in the world or how long it’s been, we always pick right back up where we left off. I met Andre Williams, affectionally known as Dre (Dre-ski if we’re talking about our favorite … Continue reading
Light skin v Dark skin: Bridging the color gap
Watching the documentary Dark Girls recently was an eye-opening experience. Growing up I had never really paid a lot of attention to the conflict that ensues within our race based on complexion, let alone did I know it to be called colorism. To some its just another -ism in a sea of biases that hurt … Continue reading