Tag: identity

Brown Skin Girls, Backs Against the World: My Thoughts This Black...

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As I sat down to write this piece, an inspirational song began to play from a favorite playlist in Apple Music. As the chorus...

Meet Dana Thompson :: Headstrong Single Mother + Career Woman Overcoming...

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Headstrong. Obstinate. Wild. Like the heroines of my favorite novels. Reflecting on the woman I continue to become, I would liken myself to Jo March...

The Best Thing I Did Today

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Everyone is tucked into their beds and the only sound I hear is the gentle hum of my ceiling fan spinning. Around and around....

I Like Being a Stay-at-Home Mom, But I Miss Having a...

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I Like Being a Stay-at-Home Mom, But I Miss Having a "Real" Job I distinctly remember the moment when, about six months after having my son,...

This is Me : Melody Ferstler

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Photo By: Kimberly Brooke Photographic Melody Ferstler I am a 31-year-old woman who is finally happy and comfortable in my own skin. I say that because...