Single Mother Here: These Kids Will NOT Be the Death of Me

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by Excerpt From The Signature Movement, by Tonya D. Floyd: Single Mama Saga Part 2 Marginalized, pushed to the side, afterthought, forgotten often; presence means nothing, ‘til somebody wants something. symbol for oppression, her only mission to impose restriction in her jurisdiction, rebuke, reject, repel, veto, say no, can’t go, can’t do what they want […]

Sins of the mother/father…

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by I started a discussion on Facebook today about children and whether we adults owe them access to their non-custodial parent’s family. Know that I do personally know a few awesome dads who do the then and the then-some, so this one is just as valid for you guys–do you allow your kids access to […]

It’s Not Always Obvious…

by Today’s thought comes with an excerpt from one of my novels. I chose this piece because of the letter on the Steve Harvey Show this morning, and how often we miss the subtle and excuse the not-so-subtle signs of abuse, but never call it what it is–abuse. And the thing is nobody said these […]

Ready for my close-up…

by As I sit here researching, deciding where to plant seeds about my writings, where to send my books, and who would care, I thought about what I would say when the interviewer asks what’s so special about my writing. It occurred to me that somebody else may have the same basic answer, but my […]

Are you busy?

by    Okay, who’s not busy? Well, I know some people, but I’m talking about my own stuff right now. I woke up with a feeling of renewal, and the breeze of “ready to do something new now” blew by as I put some charity items out of the garage in the dark. I was up like […]