Intergenerational Trauma For Black Women
Intergenerational Trauma For Black Women
Lifestyle

What does intergenerational trauma and healing look like for Black women?

In “I Rise,” a series from HelloGiggles, Black women writers examine Black women’s mental health…

Black woman sitting on edge of her bed
Black woman sitting on edge of her bed
Health & Fitness

Sex addiction is a real mental health issue, so let’s talk about barriers to treatment

Too many of us have stories about struggling to access the care we need. Often,…

Hands of two people holding coffee mugs on a date
Hands of two people holding coffee mugs on a date
Dating

Back-to-school season means I can get back to dating as a single mom. Here are my tips for other single parents

My son and I moved back to my hometown, where he just started first grade….

Two moms hugging child
Two moms hugging child
Lifestyle

How “mom co-ops” gave me the community that my son and I were missing

Motherhood—and mothers’ voices—should be celebrated every day. But that also means having conversations about the…

Woman binge-watching TV on her couch at night
Woman binge-watching TV on her couch at night
Health & Fitness

Why learning a new language replaced Netflix binges as my ultimate form of self-care

I spent the last year convincing myself that Netflix binges and deep social media rabbit…

Collage of mother and son on top of a map
Collage of mother and son on top of a map
Travel

Why being a mom encourages me to travel more, not less

Growing up, my mother’s favorite unsolicited advice was “don’t get pregnant.” It was a constant…

illustration of black women healers
illustration of black women healers
Lifestyle

We asked Black healers to share the self-care tips every Black woman needs to know

In “I Rise,” a series from HelloGiggles, Black women writers examine Black women’s mental health…

chrissy teigen cookbook
chrissy teigen cookbook
Food & Drink

I tested recipes from Chrissy Teigen’s new Cravings cookbook, and here are the ones I didn’t ruin

As October wraps us in the beauty and chill of fall, the time is ripe…

work wardrobe
work wardrobe
Fashion

Fashion can empower you to become even more of a badass at work—this career coach says so

Women have been rocking it out in the boardroom and beyond since forever. But lately,…

black woman owned businesses
black woman owned businesses
Shopping

5 Black woman-owned businesses you can support right now

Every September, our kids go back to school, the leaves change colors, and we all…

minnesota
minnesota
Lifestyle

Feminist Passport: Your travel guide to Minnesota

You want to see the world, but sometimes the world is an unfriendly place. That’s…

Mom and son holding hand and walking outside
Mom and son holding hand and walking outside
Lifestyle

How I help my young son celebrate our Indigenous heritage

August 9th is International Day of the World’s Indigenous People. UN Secretary-General António Guterres explains that…

morning hacks
morning hacks
Lifestyle

A mom reveals the five morning hacks that help her survive back-to-school season

Having children is a beautiful blessing from the heavens and blah blah blah motherhood. All…

feminist passport las vegas
feminist passport las vegas
Lifestyle

Feminist Passport: Your travel guide to Las Vegas

You want to see the world, but sometimes the world is an unfriendly place. That’s…

Chinaka Hodge
Chinaka Hodge
Books

How a female emcee’s poetry saved my life

Today, October 17th, is Black Poetry Day. In hindsight, I definitely wasn’t ready to jump…

jay-x beyonce
jay-x beyonce
Music

What JAY-Z’s “4:44” teaches me about Black love and forgiveness

I love Black men, but forgiveness has been historically absent from my relationships with many…

Dan Conner, Roseanne
Dan Conner, Roseanne
TV Shows

Dan Conner of “Roseanne” has always been the father I never had

I was thrilled to learn that iconic ’80s-’90s sitcom Roseanne is coming back into our lives….

the ring
the ring
Movies

Here are my top 10 horror movies to watch on Mother’s Day — because there are a lot of ways to celebrate

Mother’s Day has been mildly irritating for me over the years. My friends usually want…

wonder years miss shaw
wonder years miss shaw
Lifestyle

On National Teacher Day, I spoke to two educators about the economic disadvantages they face — and what needs to change

May 9th is National Teacher Day, and the week of May 8th-12th is Teacher Appreciation…

little boy garden
little boy garden
Lifestyle

Here are 5 easy family-friendly ways my son and I have celebrated Earth Day

Earth day is here, my friends. I often consider myself an urban hippie parent. My…