As always I’d like to start out by saying thank you to my contributor for dedicating time and energy to do this for me. I feel your pride in this one. I like your twist on the “assignment” and so I’m keeping it as is. Without further delay I invite you on my tour with Unknown Black Male (check him out, because he’s funny, witty, and I luv him!). You’ve sold me on this one and one day you’ll be referred to as Known Black Male! Enjoy everyone.
I was having a conversation with someone and we got on the topic of pregnancy and options. We were discussing how back in Junior High School and High School, we had to have permission forms signed by our folks in order to partake in health class, especially when it pertained to sexual education. Continue reading
So I’m sure by now you’ve heard of Baby Gloton. Baby Gloton is a doll that has been selling in Spain. The doll comes with a halter top/vest type contraption that your little girl will wear. There are two flowers that are located over the breast area of the top and she is supposed to breast feed Baby Gloton!
The idea behind the doll is that we are to encourage and educate girls in knowing that breastfeeding is the better choice instead of the bottle feeding. So mothers and future mothers, would you purchase this doll for your child? Why or why not? Fathers, feel free to share your thoughts also. Would you be comfortable watching your child play with this doll?
What do you think about girls being given dolls, dream houses, and easy bake ovens these days?
I’ve been trying very hard to control and remind myself that I can only control myself and the way I react to those around me. I am trying very hard to accept and realize that my idea of a ‘normal’ reaction might not be the same as yours. Continue reading
Friday afternoons are when I love to escape and spend time with myself. I always find myself in the place I feel most comfortable and at home, a bookstore. As I was going through the endless aisles of books in Chapters, one jumped out at me, ‘The Book of Night Women’ by Marlon James. So we’ll start there… Continue reading
I believe there are certain careers that one shouldn’t go into for the sake of a cheque. If you aren’t genuinely interested in the well being of people and/or aren’t human enough to care for people of all races then please stay out of our hospitals, social service systems, and most of all our classrooms. Continue reading