How Shaniqua and Shikwanda Are Winning The Name Game

“My name is Shaniqua,” said a blogger I met at a luncheon in mid-town Manhattan. Shaniqua? I did a double take. She gave me her card. As soon as I got home, I was all over my computer, genuinely curious to see what a website I presumed to be “ghetto” looked like. Hmm…it was nice…and there ...

For Dads Planning To Have The Sex Talk With Daughters

The other day I was explaining to my 6-year-old daughter why a friend’s dog had been humping her leg, and the next thing you know it turned into a talk about where babies come from. Though I managed to keep it simple enough to satisfy her curiosity, I know that she’ll be back. As I ...

Men On Balancing Work And Fatherhood

When asked how she balances her extremely successful TV career with motherhood, writer, producer and mom of three, Shonda Rhimes, took the opportunity to raise a valid point. “Nobody ever asks a man how they do it all.” She went on to say that by only asking women we’re not being gender equal. She’s right in ...