Man POWER Monday -Myron Rolle has “All Around Swag”

It is “Man POWER Monday”!!! This week I am featuring none other than Myron Rolle. If you don’t know, now you know- Myron Rolle has “all around swag”. Myron Rolle excelled academically and athletically as a student at Florida State University. Graduating magna cum laude with a degree in exercise science, Rolle was selected to receive the […]

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Man POWER Monday – Jon Moody has “artistic and athletic” swag

It is “Man POWER Monday”!!! For those of you that know me, you know I hate reality tv! But, periodically, I reluctantly get sucked in for the sake of being “open-minded”. Boy am I happy that I got sucked into the reality series Southern Charm New Orleans.  This is how I was introduced to artist and […]

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Man POWER Monday – Trent Shelton has “inspirational swag”

It is “Man POWER Monday”!!! This week I am featuring none other than Trent Shelton. For a person that doesn’t watch football I sure seem to be coming across a lot of athletes that I believe exhibit Man Power 🙂. Anywhooo… Trent Shelton gets my vote this week  because I totally dig his  “inspirational swag”. I came […]

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Man POWER Monday – Bakari Sellers has “intellectual swag”

It is “Man POWER Monday”!!! This week I am featuring none other than Bakari Sellers. I am so digging his “intellectual swag” right now.  A native of South Carolina, Bakari Sellers was born on September 18, 1984. After earning his undergraduate degree from Morehouse College, Sellers went on to earn his Juris Doctorate degree from […]

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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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Man POWER Monday – Colin Kaepernick has “woke swag”

It is “Man POWER Monday”!!! This week I am featuring none other than Colin Kaepernick. He became a household name when, as an NFL quarterback, he began kneeling during the national anthem as a form of protest against the social injustices taking place in minority communities. His ability to stand up for what he believed […]

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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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I Still LOVE to Read, Do You?

I love to read! I have books scattered throughout my house, as well as, downloaded on my iPad. Just like my music choices, I do not limit myself to one genre when I am devouring words on a page. My mood dictates what I read, and, whether or not I want to read the old fashioned […]

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We ARE NOT Burning Any Nikes In Our House, We Support Nike!

Gabby asked me last night what the big deal was with Colin Kaepernick when she saw me reading an article about the recent Nike ad. Quickly I explained that he was a former football player that kneeled during the National Anthem as a way of protesting against social injustice. And, he basically lost his job […]

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