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A Family Portrait – Whatever Wednesdays. Random Jodie Moments

Family is what you gravitate towards. It’s the reason for staying and the impetus for doing. Family is the everything that matters at the close of each day. Michele Crowe visited with us at home in Brooklyn and snapped us … Continue reading

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We Are Stars. 2014 is here!

Stars, I believe in you. I know you. I see you. Try your best each day to find joy in the little things…these happinesses will sustain you through life. There is no need to know everything, but you must find … Continue reading

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On Color + Love – GeorgiaNY keeps it real

I was talking with my six year old son, Penel, the other day and through our conversation he heard me refer to our dear family friend as a “white woman”.  He looked at me and said, “WHAT, Charcy is white?!? … Continue reading

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Advice for Husbands

Beauties, I though I’d open up this week with some insightful humor, from a woman I know dearly, but remains anonymous for these purposes.  Read the entire thing, it’s so damn hysterical …and right on point. Share it. Comment on … Continue reading

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Words Matter. Compliments vs Daggers

Beauties, I’m too often second guessing myself, and almost always feeling some level of displacement. It’s this weird, schizophrenic thing that women, generally do.  At one moment, we question if  we’re doing enough. And then a split second later we’re … Continue reading

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Raising Free + Powerful Kids!

You’ve never met a winner who hasn’t felt real pain.   Body blows are not something most young girls, or women, are used to receiving. Under the normal circumstances, we are thought of as something to preserve. Nice, maintained, pretty, … Continue reading

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Cure Your Winter Blues. Whatever Wednesdays. Random Jodie Moments

Beauties, This winter has been cold and full of hard work. When the weather ices up, all six of us tend to hibernate, gather together and slow – it – down.  Staying indoors, where it’s cozy and full of our … Continue reading

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Penelope, Gender & Our Very Own Superhero: Mama Bear Mondays

I thought I knew it all – and then came Penelope Beauties, If things in life made sense at first glance, life would be dull. We have to go deep to find meaning. Meet Penelope. My third child. The self … Continue reading

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Invisible?…Never: MamaBear Monday @GeorgiaNY

Beauties, Here is a excerpt from one of my most interesting interviews.  It was done by Tanya Manderson.  She writes about women.  She had a few questions for me… Your oldest daughter is bi-racial.  What do you plan on teaching her … Continue reading

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WE DID IT! Barack Obama is our President.

Beauties, Yesterday I felt very connected to all the mamas in my family, especially the ones that are no longer alive.  Yesterday, like our mothers, grandmothers and great grandmothers, I did whatever it took to make things right and commit … Continue reading

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