Product Review (Black Owned): Angie Watts

I pray everyone is doing well during this coronavirus pandemic. We will get through this by the grace of God. Please email me at revlaurelj@gmail.com if you need prayer or any spiritual support. My containers of Angie Watts. Before the lockdown, I visited a friend at the store he manages in Southeast D.C. called Nubian Hueman, which is a great artsy and Afro-centric store that sells … [Read more...]

Encouraging the Right Habits in Your Children

Image Source Bringing up your children isn’t easy, and no matter how much experience you have, they are always there to throw a curveball your way. You can make raising your kids easier on yourself and them, though, by encouraging and modeling excellent habits that will put them in excellent stead for the future. There are many things that parents fret over when trying to be the perfect parent, … [Read more...]

Parents, Your Words Matter

We can build up our children or tear them down with our words. This blog post comes with a confession. I like trash TV. I watch reality TV religiously. One show my husband introduced me to (I blame him 😊) is “Black Ink Crew.” I watch the New York version and the Chicago show. The show follows the lives of tattoo artists. I’ve followed the show for a few years now and have grown familiar … [Read more...]