The Truth About Single Black Women and Adoption.

I am not the first or only single non-famous Black woman to adopt in America, and yet it seems that way. In 2006, I had no clue how hard it would be to wrestle against cultural norms by adopting a baby. Nor did I have guidance on how to handle reactions from Black men who […]

How Do You Do It?: One Single Mom’s Answer.

Almost daily, mothers come up to me and say, “I just don’t know how you do it. I don’t know what I would do if I were a single mother.” I never know what to say. I usually make some sort of comment about how “good my daughter is,” or how “yes, it is a […]