How often are you sitting down with your family to eat dinner during the week? You know, Crooklyn style with all the rowdy kids gathered together, husband and even the dog set around the table chatting, eating, bonding (or arguing). Well, if you don't do it often, today, September 26, is Family Day — A Day to Eat Dinner with Your Children.
This is for the young ones, who are enrolling in school for the first time or for those who've been there and done that and want to reminisce for a bit. College is an exciting time. (And no I'm not being paid by any institution.) Many students around the country, will be on your own for the first time, you'll meet people who will either intrigue or disgust you—or a little bit of both—and you might even learn a few things along the way.
Just because a guy may be "financially challenged" at the current time doesn't mean he isn't the right guy for you--he could still be in grad school, helping family, or simply struggling to find a job in this terrible economy. Here are 5 pieces of advice to steer you clear of sticky situtations in the money department.
To me, there is nothing more physically beautiful on this earth than a 100 percent cocoa, dark-skinned Black man. But a relationship is not built on beauty alone: looking beyond the physical, there are plenty of options more financially, intellectually and emotionally stable. It’s time to taste the unknown.
Libyan leader in hiding Moammar Gaddafi has a thing for former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.
Jay-Z and Beyonce both put out highly anticipated albums this year and all their hard work paid off! The "hottest chick in the game" and the dude on the throne came in at at number two on Forbes' list of the highest-paid celeb couples.
Maintaining relationships can be difficult business, and it only grows more complicated as the time and emotion you invest into a partner increases. As expected, you won’t always get along. There will be plenty of arguments over finances, the clashing personalities of friends and family as well as over little things like how he always leaves the quart of milk in the fridge with not even enough for a bowl of Special K. If your relationship is strong enough, it will breeze right past the small stuff, but sometimes even the strongest relationships will find themselves at a point of no return.
One of the greatest things about being single, and something married women sometimes miss, is having the freedom to do whatever you want whenever you want wherever and however you please. Marriage can be wonderful, but it does come with boundaries. #OnceYouGetMarriedYouCant is trending on Twitter ... What a great time to take a look at some newlywed don'ts.
Can interracial marriage help black women? Sex And The City is coming back to TV -- will it be any good? What do you do if you're getting married and you're completely in debt? Why isn't childbirth safer in the U.S.? What are our least favorite men's fashions? We sure have a lot of questions this Monday.
It's not surprising that the rumor mill is churning away with the possible reconciliation of Jennifer Lopez and Sean 'Puffy' 'Diddy' Combs after J.Lo's public announcement regarding her divorce from Marc Anthony. While close sources and reps are not denying their re-kindled relationship, it will be interesting to see how this all plays out. Written by Rashana A. Hooks for Madame Noire. More from Madame Noire:
Single parents have it rough trying to balance their personal lives with the demands and responsibility that come with being a parent. Dating can be especially challenging, as there are certain boundaries that should not be crossed because the overall well-being of the child has to come first.
Summer is a time when it's easy to fall in love. The vibe is more laid-back, there are lots of outdoor goings-on, and the warm temperature means fewer clothing and more skin. But the difficult part is figuring out whether your summer romance will last—or go down in history as a fling.
Birds of a feather flock together and some men are bad just by association with particular locations. A book shouldn't be judged entirely by its cover, but a few things should be taken into consideration. Men are drawn to different places for different reasons and most people are not the exception.
Every relationship comes to a crossroads when both people have to decide what type of commitment they want, if at all. Some of us have clear rules and don't waste time playing around any longer than three months; while, others hang on for years. But, there is no need to squander precious time with someone who isn't ready to step up.
You've heard the term 'wing man' before, and it probably conjures up a funny, mischievous (yet ultimately benevolent) movie character Martin Lawrence might play alongside a hot, shy dude. Martin would be the easy-going middle man who helps his self-conscious hottie friend get the girl.