Impressionable Daughters

Raising children is hard. It’s especially hard if you want to raise well-rounded, godly, disciplined children with high self-esteem. I knew it would be a challenge to raise a girl. While pregnant with my daughter, I watched the documentary “Dark Girls” about how colorism affects children and women in the Black community. The documentary made me even more determined to build my daughter’s … [Read more...]

Model Behavior

“I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well” Psalm 139:14 (NIV). Something interesting happens in my house each morning as I get ready for the day. My 9-month old daughter watches me intensely as I apply my makeup. For some reason, she is fascinated by my ritual. She grabs for my compacts, eye pencils, and brushes. It’s making me … [Read more...]