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Celebrity guest: Pauline, who started reading as a daughter and continues as a mama!

On Thanksgiving 2015, I posted such a fun consultation — a pseudo consultation, really, because it was commissioned by the eldest daughter of the parents in question, who wrote, 974 more words

Catholic Baby Names

I'm on a mission to love myself: So I stripped down and tried Boudoir.

By Kelcie McKenney, Photos by Tayanna Harris
This story was originally published in The Pitch.

It’s a Tuesday morning, and I’m naked in front of three strangers. 2,153 more words

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Sharmi's Self Love Series- Chapter 1

So hey!

This series is something that I really wanted to do because it is something that I have personally struggled with for as long as I can remember. 518 more words

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Embracing the black…

Lets make it clear..

I’m dark and skinny.

But you don’t get to define me for that. More precisely, you don’t get to define anyone for how they look. 381 more words

Body Shaming

Vintage Photo: Pizza Piazza, Broadway NYC, January 1990

I was on my way to school, years ago when I saw a gentleman perfectly framed in the doorway across the street. 9 more words

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The Tempting Lush of LACE Wraps and Refreshments

Summer was not at all felt as most people opted to stay at home due to pandemic. It is our big contribution to help decrease the number of cases that brought the economy of our country and even the world down.   576 more words

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