Pulling Together Summer Activities When You Are A Procrastinating Mom!

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The school year has come to a close and if you’re the super organized mom, your child’s summer schedule is loaded with the best day camps in your hometown and S.T.E.M. sleep always.  But for those of us who are driven off the pure adrenaline of procrastination, don’t worry!

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Everything You Need To Know About Crochet Braids Part Three: Removal & After Care

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Your daughter has been rocking her Crochet Braids for about 4 weeks and it is now time for them to be taken out. The technique for uninstalling Crochet Braids is easy, however, the process must be done carefully to prevent cutting or damaging your child’s natural hair.

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Keianna Johnson aka “KeeKeeAllNatural” is a certified Natural Hair Care, Braiding and Lock Technician. She was certified through Madam Walker’s Braids, Lockery & School. She is also the owner of Chi Chi Sophistication Natural Hair Care Studio which specializing in natural hair care and braiding for children. She currently holds the position as Local Coordinator for the DMV Area for Ebraiding.net an organization geared towards uplifting the standards and professionalism of certified professionals in the braiding & natural hair Industry. KeeKee is a TRUE natural hair care advocate and she is also a blogger. You can find her beautiful work with children’s hairstyles featured in SANATA International Hair Braiding Magazine, MidWest Black Hair Magazine and Encore HD Hair Magazine.

Douglas Family Gold – Featuring Olympic Gymnast Gabrielle Douglas

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Douglas Family Gold is Oxygen’s newest reality docu-series that follows gold medal gymnast Gabby Douglas and her support system, which include matriarch Natalie Hawkins, sisters Arielle “Arie” Hawkins, Joyelle “Joy” Douglas, brother, Johnathan Douglas and grandmother Miss Carolyn Ford.

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Stacey Taylor aka “The SistahChick” is the CEO of The SistahChick & Co., LLC which is the parent company of TheSistahCafe.com(blog) Our Natural Kids (website), Sistah Buttah (product), TSC Media (service). I have turned my hobby into my career. Now I am living my dreams of being an entrepreneur and living my best life. Thank you for coming to The Sistah Cafe to read about my journey & adventures!!

Everything You Need To Know About Crochet Braids Part Two: 3 Tips To Help Maintain Crochet Braids

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It isn’t a shock that most teenage girls when contemplating wearing their hair in a “protective hairstyle” such as Crochet Braids, think solely of the result which is having a cute hairstyle. Many teens are unaware of the importance of scalp/hair maintenance when wearing protective hairstyles.

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Keianna Johnson aka “KeeKeeAllNatural” is a certified Natural Hair Care, Braiding and Lock Technician. She was certified through Madam Walker’s Braids, Lockery & School. She is also the owner of Chi Chi Sophistication Natural Hair Care Studio which specializing in natural hair care and braiding for children. She currently holds the position as Local Coordinator for the DMV Area for Ebraiding.net an organization geared towards uplifting the standards and professionalism of certified professionals in the braiding & natural hair Industry. KeeKee is a TRUE natural hair care advocate and she is also a blogger. You can find her beautiful work with children’s hairstyles featured in SANATA International Hair Braiding Magazine, MidWest Black Hair Magazine and Encore HD Hair Magazine.

Fusion Talk Show Travels to Selma for 51st Bridge Crossing Jubilee

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The Selma Bridge Crossing Jubilee commemorates the anniversary of Bloody Sunday, the Selma to Montgomery March and the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

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Stacey Taylor aka “The SistahChick” is the CEO of The SistahChick & Co., LLC which is the parent company of TheSistahCafe.com(blog) Our Natural Kids (website), Sistah Buttah (product), TSC Media (service). I have turned my hobby into my career. Now I am living my dreams of being an entrepreneur and living my best life. Thank you for coming to The Sistah Cafe to read about my journey & adventures!!

National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. – MECCA Chapter Annual Scholarship Fundraiser

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The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. – MECCA Chapter (NCBW-MECCA) hosted its 13th annual scholarship fundraiser on Saturday, March 5, 2016, at Atlanta City Hall Atrium.  The scholarship event raised money for young ladies and also recognized the accomplishments of African-American women in education, arts and cultural affairs, corporate and community service.  

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Stacey Taylor aka “The SistahChick” is the CEO of The SistahChick & Co., LLC which is the parent company of TheSistahCafe.com(blog) Our Natural Kids (website), Sistah Buttah (product), TSC Media (service). I have turned my hobby into my career. Now I am living my dreams of being an entrepreneur and living my best life. Thank you for coming to The Sistah Cafe to read about my journey & adventures!!

Tyrese Gibson Joins 2016 Coca-Cola Pay It Forward Program

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The 5th Annual Coca Cola Pay It Forward Academy is back and Grammy Nominated artist Tyrese Gibson has signed on as its official ambassador!  This will be an exciting homecoming for this artist for a Great cause! You may recall my coverage of this awesome program last year when I got to interview media mogul Mr. Steve Harvey who partnered with Coca-Cola and was in town to motivate the 2015 participants. Last year, Coca-Cola awarded 22 teens a $5,000 scholarship and an invitation for them and their guardians to attend the Academy.

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Stacey Taylor aka “The SistahChick” is the CEO of The SistahChick & Co., LLC which is the parent company of TheSistahCafe.com(blog) Our Natural Kids (website), Sistah Buttah (product), TSC Media (service). I have turned my hobby into my career. Now I am living my dreams of being an entrepreneur and living my best life. Thank you for coming to The Sistah Cafe to read about my journey & adventures!!

Blue Ivy Steals The Show In Beyonce’s #Formation Video

Blue-Ivy-Natural-Hair-FormationOk yeah I know.  Beyonce’s new joint just dropped.  FORMATION. It’s hot.  It’s raw.  It’s Militant! Its the new Black National anthem.  ::raises fist:: Bey is telling her haters that she see you and SHE is the queen, so BOW DOWN.  Yep. I get all of that.  But how cute is that Little Blue Ivy though?  As far as I am concerned she stole the ENTIRE show and nothing else in the video matters.

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Stacey Taylor aka “The SistahChick” is the CEO of The SistahChick & Co., LLC which is the parent company of TheSistahCafe.com(blog) Our Natural Kids (website), Sistah Buttah (product), TSC Media (service). I have turned my hobby into my career. Now I am living my dreams of being an entrepreneur and living my best life. Thank you for coming to The Sistah Cafe to read about my journey & adventures!!

Our Natural Kids Business Profiles: for Natural Hair and Kid Related Services & Products!

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Since 2010 Our Natural Kids, A Private Social Network for Parents of Children with Natural Hair, has been instrumental in spreading the word about Natural Hair health styling and maintenance for kids.

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Stacey Taylor aka “The SistahChick” is the CEO of The SistahChick & Co., LLC which is the parent company of TheSistahCafe.com(blog) Our Natural Kids (website), Sistah Buttah (product), TSC Media (service). I have turned my hobby into my career. Now I am living my dreams of being an entrepreneur and living my best life. Thank you for coming to The Sistah Cafe to read about my journey & adventures!!

How to Stretch Natural Hair Using Bantu Knots

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As the mother of a teenage daughter I am constantly on the look out for ways to style her hair naturally without using heat or chemicals.  She has a head full of thick gorgeous hair and up until now she has been satisfied to wear her hair in twists, braids and/or plaits. She is older now and will be entering high school soon so we have been experimenting with loose styles and trying out appropriate styles for teens with natural hair.  I have taken great care of my daughter’s hair throughout the years and it hangs below her waist when it’s wet.  Shrinkage quickly camouflages the fact that she has any length at all with her hair shrinking up to her shoulders when it goes from wet to dry.

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Stacey Taylor aka “The SistahChick” is the CEO of The SistahChick & Co., LLC which is the parent company of TheSistahCafe.com(blog) Our Natural Kids (website), Sistah Buttah (product), TSC Media (service). I have turned my hobby into my career. Now I am living my dreams of being an entrepreneur and living my best life. Thank you for coming to The Sistah Cafe to read about my journey & adventures!!