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Raising Children Who Think for Themselves

By Curly Nikki 9 Comments

by GG of Peace, Love and Pretty Things Do you think that children are born with the natural inclination to think for themselves? I do. Early on, their instincts lead them to explore and express themselves without concern for how it will be perceived. Case in point, my one year old’s most powerful means of communicating displeasure right now is…

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Self-Concept Thursday!

By Curly Nikki 25 Comments

lessons from the boogie monster. by Leandra of Whatmyworldslike.com This past week gave me the rare opportunity to spend time with a toddler. It was a really affirmative and awakening experience. As I approach the end of my twenties, consideration to marriage and children has landed upon me quite startingly considering the slight opposition I had to them in my…

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Reasons Not to Relax Your Daughter’s Hair

By Curly Nikki 20 Comments

by Sherrell Dorsey of OragnicBeautyVixen.com I mention all the time the Just For Me story that too many of us recollect. That dreaded moment of sitting in our mama’s kitchen saturated with the creamy crack waiting for the burning to begin before she would wash it out. A ritual that’s been practiced in the black community that has dire consequences…

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Show and Tell- The Curly Baby Edition

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Hola Chicas, It’s that time again… a virtual play date to celebrate the beautiful, curly babies in our lives! Click on the images to enlarge them: NicoleMy sons Landon (5 years) and Chace (2 years). I style their hair with water and Shea Moisture’s Coconut and Hibiscus Curl Enhancing Smoothie.QianaThis is Madison rocking her first wash and go with Curl…

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Show and Tell- The Curly Baby Edition

By Curly Nikki 8 Comments

Hola Chicas, It’s that time again… a virtual play date to celebrate the beautiful, curly babies in our lives! Click on the images to enlarge them: Brittney My adorable Buddha. She was 9 months in this picture. Yolanda This is my 9 month old son Henry Jr. rocking his curls. I shampoo his hair with Shea Moisture Organic Raw Shea…

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Our Kids: Avoiding Curly Hair Bullying

By Curly Nikki 15 Comments

by Tracey Wallace via Naturallycurly.com We all know it’s true: kids can be cruel. The media coverage on the effects of bullying from this year alone have proven that being the brunt of cruelty, especially at a young age, can have lasting effects, and can even lead to tragedy. Being different than the status quo can ruin a children’s memories…

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Show and Tell- The Curly Baby Edition

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Hola Chicas, It’s that time again… a virtual play date to celebrate the beautiful, curly babies in our lives! Click on the images to enlarge them: Iesha This is my nephew Chase. He was 4 Months old when this picture was taken. Sadly, his parents decided to cut off his gorgeous curls to, “save time”. This fact still saddens me,…

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Tenderly Tending to Brown Girl Hair, With a Smile!

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Little Dolls: Tenderly Tending to EveryStrand of Brown Girl Hair, With a Smile By DENENE MILLNER of My Brown Baby Good grief, why didn’t anybody warn me? I mean, I had a bazillion dolls—most of them black with coarse hair that I spent hours combing and washing and pulling into ponytails and meticulously parting into perfect and perfectly fabulous rows…

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Show and Tell- The Curly Baby Edition

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Hola Chicas, It’s that time again… a virtual play date to celebrate the beautiful, curly babies in our lives! Click on the images to enlarge them: AgnesThis is a picture of my three little angels on Memorial Day!!! Aiden, my son is 2 and the twins Kaitlynn and Carleigh are 4 months!!! Aiden is the curly one for now! lol…

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