Prelude to a Kiss IV (The End)

I was doing it again. Ignoring the inner voice that was screaming something was off. Like many times in the past, I ignored that inner voice because his words made me feel so good at a time when I was so vulnerable. Still slightly off balance by the abrupt ending to my relationship with my “Keeper”, […]

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PIECES OF ME

I am excited to announce that my book, PIECES OF ME, is now available! PIECES OF ME is a compilation of raw and transparent pieces about my life as a southern woman, southern mom, and southern lawyer!  PIECES OF ME is a glimpse into the “perfectly imperfect” world that I have created through healing, evolution, […]

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The Girl Code

While sitting around talking to family and friends the other day, the “Girl Code” came up. My younger cousin was talking about how she managed to move on after an ex-boyfriend really hurt her. Following their painful breakup they were able to talk and salvage their friendship. As friends, my cousin told her ex that […]

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Welcome to “Man POWER Monday”

I don’t believe there are enough positive images of Black men out there in the universe. So, I have decided to do my part and make Mondays “Man POWER Monday” on SouthernmomJD. Each Monday SouthernmomJD will highlight at least one Black man that absolutely rocks! Without further ado, the first Black man to be featured […]

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My Children Are Dating Gurus

This morning as I was in the middle of my morning walk, I had an AHA moment! Single moms reentering the dating scene have an advantage over women without kids. Unfortunately it seems that many of us are overlooking our most valuable resource, our children. That’s right. Our children’s dating skills are being woefully underutilized […]

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Prelude to a Kiss III (My Knight In Shining Armor or Nah)

When I received the message from the generous donor I was shocked to say the least. As you know from Prelude to a Kiss II (The Flowers), I tried, unsuccessfully, to gather intelligence on the donor at the urging of the “big panty crew”.  Truthfully, the “big panty crew” put the “fear of God” in […]

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Prelude to a Kiss II (The Flowers)

“Is there something you want to tell me?” She asked as I walked into the building. Puzzled, I stared at my assistant as she led me upstairs to my office where three beautiful flower arrangements sat on my desk. With a huge smile glued on my face, I immediately asked, “Are these for me?” To […]

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Prelude to a Kiss I (Songs That Make My Heart Sing)

I thought I would get you in the mood for Prelude to a Kiss II by sharing a few songs that are in constant circulation on my playlist lately. Make sure you download and listen (you may even want to add them to your playlist) so that you can be in the right “mind space” […]

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I Want a Behind the Scenes Man

Of course, I do not know all of the factors that go into a man determining whether or not he is attracted to a woman. As women we all have experienced that man staring at us like we are a piece of pork chop on a plate. Hell, the beauty and clothing industry makes “gazillion’s” […]

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Help! My man is a “chick magnet”!

I was chatting with a friend recently and this scenario came up. Because it provoked some thought and self-reflection for me I wanted to bring the scenario to you. So, here you go… You walk into an event with your man who happens to be blessed with “chick magnet” genes. Translation… your man is “FINE”! […]

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