Growing up that was a term that I heard very often from my mother and my elders. To stay in a child's place or in other words stay out of grown folks' face, no back talk, and do what they say without question. Now that is all fine and dandy and in certain situations I… Continue reading What is a Child’s Place?
Sitting in the house these past few weeks has really shed some light on ME! I did not realize how many things that I could be doing in this time to take care of myself and also get some work done. So I thought I would share a bit of my list with you all. … Continue reading Quarantine and ME !
So I have been reading this book called “ The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F” by Mark Mason. first I bought the book thinking “Who the hell makes a book with this title?! I’m getting it." Then as I started reading, there was a sudden light bulb that came on in my head!… Continue reading Accepting Negatives as Positives.
I met a girl once who seemed so sad, almost inconsolable. We sat down for coffee because I had nothing to do and the "hurt" woman in me wanted to comfort her and somehow find a way to comfort myself. We talked about life, shared a few laughs and then we got on the topic… Continue reading Love & Eye by Vontress Renae’
Sometimes I wonder why we even enter relationships; why be with someone we never truly know? Why tell them our secrets, make love to them, and eventually give our hearts without the guarantee of security? Where does this urge come from and what do we do when it all comes to an end? Breaking up… Continue reading Where Do We Go From Here?
I became a mother at the age of 17. With my first son he was the light of my life and I was so consumed in him and nothing in the world mattered. He was the center of my universe so all of the outside noise of the world never really had a chance to… Continue reading My Battle with Postpartum
* Please be advised this is an advanced review. The episode will be released on December 9th on Seeka.tv * I must say that this episode was hard to watch for me. Every negative thought, word, action and reality of the way that black men and women perceive one another came out in this… Continue reading Black on Both Sides Episode 6 Advance Review by: Vontress Renae’
I loved so deeply once that the thought of losing my partner made me sick. I couldn't imagine waking up alone without him, living or breathing without him. I found myself mesmerized by this man and all the things that he did for me. I felt that it was a privilege for me to have… Continue reading Cuffing the Side Chick
Watching Black On Both Sides has led me to question myself. Are there things that I do on a day to day basis that conflict with who I AM and with who "they" ( meaning the world) wants me to be? Lets start with Chapter 1, "The Spook Who Sat by the Door". It brought… Continue reading Black On Both Sides Digital Series Review
For the past two years I have been writing books, started two brands and also launched a publishing company. I have allowed myself to be vulnerable in the world and to put my best foot forward as much as I can when it comes to my business. I have gotten so much positive feedback and… Continue reading Who can you trust? The struggle of Female Entrepreneurship