It is with great pleasure that I share this news about The Sistah Cafe’s longtime contributor Keianna Johnson. She was honored as a trailblazer in the Natural Hair Care Industry with a Master Pioneer Award!! We are so happy for Keianna! and want to make sure that we congratulate her and let her know that her contributions to this site are VALUED. You can check out her informative natural hair advice regarding children here.
When it comes to natural hair we often leave the fellas out of it. But we all know that chemically enhanced curls and texture changing chemicals is a thing for boys and men just as it is for women. So when when we share our messages about natural hair we really need to include our … Read moreSponge Styling: A New Trend for Men and Boys with #NaturalHair
Visiting the barbershop can be an intimidating experience for a child. It can be especially challenging for a child diagnosed with a disability. My son AJ was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder when he was 2-years-old. AJ struggles with sensory sensitivity which can be triggered by loud, repetitive noises, bold colors and patterns. The buzzing … Read moreMommy #NaturalHair Confession Series #2: Supporting My Special Needs Son During Routine Hair Care
Its important that our children are reminded of their beauty and intelligence every day. Beautiful by Keianna Johnson Beautiful I am. I am beautiful. No matter where I go, I know I am beautiful. Made by the hands of God. God don’t make mistakes. I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Intelligent I am. I am … Read moreSistah’s Poetry Corner: Beautiful – A Self Love Poem For Kids
Depending on who you are talking to, the meaning “natural hair care” varies from person to person. For example: Many natural hair wearers are anti-chemical, while others choose to color their natural hair with commercial hair coloring. Some naturals enjoy wearing their hair protected in braid extensions or under wigs, while others prefer hair to … Read moreNatural Hair For Children: 3 Ways To Dry Natural Hair Without HEAT!
I can’t tell you how many times I’ve woken up with a sore neck from purposefully sleeping at odd angles in order not to ruin my curls/twist-outs. Or how many nights I stayed up into the early hours of the morning, twisting my hair to perfection, just so that it would look “presentable” the next … Read moreMy New Natural Hair Journey: Locs!
International Natural Hair Meetup Day (DMV – D.C., Maryland and Virginia) edition was a huge success and a whole lot of fun! 150+ African American men and women joined together to be empowered, educated and uplifted in the name of natural hair. The D.C., Maryland and Virginia (DMV) edition of INHMD was held at Hilton … Read moreInternational Natural Hair Meetup Day #DMV Edition Post Event Wrap Up
When I look into the faces of my children, they are reminders of years of deep, passionate love my husband and I have for one another. My children are products of true love. I witness the unity in their bond as I hear roars of laughter spilling out throughout the house while they play Xbox … Read moreReal Talk: The Joys & Challenges of Motherhood
This is a story about one mother and her daughter’s decision to change her hair. About a month ago. I conducted an interview with Tiffany and her daughter Kody. Kody decided in December 2013 to have her locs combed out or “unlocked”. Prior to combing them out Kody’s hair had been loc’d for 2 years. … Read moreMommy Natural Hair Confession Series #1: I Combed Out My Daughter’s Locs
I am so very pleased to introduce you to The Sistah Cafe’s newest contributor! Introducing Keianna Johnson. Some of you may already know who Keianna is since she has been the Social Information Contributor for Our Natural Kids since 2010. Keianna also goes by “KeeKee”. Let me tell you a little bit about her. Keianna … Read moreIntroducing The Sistah Cafe’s Newest Contributor – Keianna Johnson