Summer Camp or Summer School? Did I Make The Right Decision?

This post was written by Guest Blogger, Lakesia Tyson


Now that the school year has begun, are you wondering if you made the right choice for your kids during the summer?

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KidzVuz 3rd Annual Back to School Bash! #KidzVuzBTS

This post was written by Guest Blogger, Lawana Ross.


I had the pleasure to attend Kidz Vuz 3rd Annual Back to School Bash here in New York City. As a parent it was amazing getting to meet the many vendors that were in attendance.  Most of the businesses represented are family owned and operated.  These were the vendors that stood out to me the most.

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Pulling Together Summer Activities When You Are A Procrastinating Mom!


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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Tyrese Gibson Joins 2016 Coca-Cola Pay It Forward Program


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 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!!

3 Reasons Why The Cornrow Bee Hive is the Perfect #NaturalHair Style for Kids


The Beehive has been the foundation pattern for the Sew-N-Weave and Crotchet Braids for many years. This pattern continues to reign supreme above all other cornrow patterns because of it’s easy installation. Certainly I am not encouraging anyone to install a Sew-N-Weave or Crotchet Braids in their child’s hair. Heaven forbid! I am simply sharing … Read more

Do You Accept Your Child’s #NaturalHair Texture Just As It Is?

Children with Natural Hair 2

What words would you use to describe your child’s hair texture?  As you ponder that question think about which descriptive words you will use and consider if those words are positive and uplifting to your child.  Thick. Curly. Kinky. Nappy. Coily.  Some of these words are accepted and some are rejected.  4a. 3c. 2b.  are … Read more

What Would You Do If Someone Relaxed Your Child’s #NaturalHair Without Permission?

Natural Hair Little Girl

For the second time in the past few weeks I’ve been told similar horror stories.  In both situations children with natural hair were sent for short visits with relatives and were returned with relaxed hair!  In the first story the mom sent her two daughters to be with their dad and stepmom for Spring Break … Read more

Natural Hair For Children: 3 Ways To Dry Natural Hair Without HEAT!

Freshly Washed Hair

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 more

{Book Review + Give Away} The Jupiter Strong Book Series

Jupiter Strong & The Lunch Lion

Let me start by saying that this is my very first book review of any kind.  The Jupiter Strong Book Series is this AMAZING AMAZING set of children’s books that are positive, family focused, fun and educational.  Written by Frank Edwards IV & and illustrated by Kelly Abel these richly detailed and wonderfully written books tell … Read more

#DreamKidsTMS PLAY DATE at Curls To Cuts Childrens Salon Atlanta

Dream Kids Play Date

Follow my blog with Bloglovin I had a great time with Kia Morgan Smith aka The Cinco Mom co hosting an awesome PLAY DATE over at Curls to Cuts Children’s Salon.  Together we were able to introduce Dream Kids Texture Management System to a good crowd of parents who were eager to learn about it.  Curls … Read more