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7 Biggest Surprises Of Being A New Mom

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Five months in and I already see that being a mom is the hardest, yet most rewarding job in the world. Being a mom has brought countless amounts of newness into my life. I titled this post 7 biggest, but honestly this is just seven of many surprises that I thought would be fun to share. I’m sure both new moms and veteran moms can relate. Outfit deets at the end. Enjoy =) -KayGood 1. Breast Feeding Is Hard Simply…

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Maternity Shoot At 33 Weeks

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Maternity Shoot At 33 Weeks + Pregnancy Reflection At 40 Weeks Here we are… Currently full term, and one day away from my expected due date. One. Just one. We’ll wait and see when she actually decides to show up, though. Still in shock that I’m waiting for a non-existent human to arrive… I mean technically she already “exists” but you know what I mean. I’ve experienced a lot of new things, if you will, over the course of the…

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Top 10 Fashion Moments From The Disney+ Beyoncé Film Black Is King

Image Courtesy: It was an absolute challenge to narrow down ten favorite fashion moments from Beyoncé’s Black Is King. Beyoncé and lead wardrobe stylist Zerina Akers, blew us away with every single fashion moment that was created within the film. Counting down to my absolute favorite number one look, some of my choices may surprise you. Additionally, at the end, you will find five “top ten worthy” honorary mentions that didn’t quite make the list. Finally, it’s time to…

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Wedding Guest Outfit Idea Wearing Pants

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So, you’ve been invited to a wedding? Don’t freak out, you’re just a guest… As a guest, especially as a “plus one” type of guest, getting ready for a wedding should be simple. Just wear something modest, feminine and non-white, unless it’s an “all white” wedding of course. But the truth of the matter is, no wedding outfit, for anyone, from the bride to the most random guest, will be that simple. Yes, it can be easily put together with…

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Juneteenth: A True American Holiday

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In “Juneteenth Picnic” By Arthello Beck via This year, LCM is honoring Juneteenth. June 19th, 1865 is probably one of the most important and pivotal dates for Black people and the soul of America. On that day in Galveston Texas, it was announced by General Gordon Granger that slaves were free, a whole two and a half years after Lincoln had already signed the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863. Many enslaved people were unaware of their 2-year old freedom, therefore…

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9 Black History Movies & Documentaries Teaching The Black Experience

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Black History Movies & Documentaries 1. Africa’s Great Civilizations By PBS First on the list of Black history movies is actually a documentary. However, it is the most amazing docuseries I have ever watched. Narrated by Henry Louis Gates Jr., this 6-part series highlights Africa’s ancient history, religion, kingdoms, trade, culture and so more. Take your time watching this. Give yourself days, weeks, months to get into it. What you gain from taking in the information slowly is invaluable. I’ve…

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God’s Grace On March 16th, 2020

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  “But to each one of us grace has been given as Christ apportioned it.” Ephesians 1:2   God is always at work. But there are some days that God’s grace appears more obvious than others. You see, on March 16, 2020, I had seven stops to make. Yes, seven. And to put it into context a bit, this was already 3-4 days into California’s “social distancing” order due to Covid-19. While I knew that I should be away from…

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Styling Annju’lia Smalls Wearing Zadig&Voltaire – Piet Mondrian Inspired Color Blocking

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  Model: Annju’lia Smalls @annjuliasmalls Makeup: Chevy Player-Tucker @cheverlyhillz Photography: Sheldon Botler @sheldonbotler Wardrobe: Melissa Goodwin @liveclothesminded Wearing: Zadig&Voltaire Leather Pants, Creole Amour Cathedral Earrings, Urban Outfitters Out From Under Sheer Blouse, French Connection Loafers   #WearWhoYouAre See more here, styled in Carbon 38.…

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