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Natural Relaxers, quote, unquote..

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The Curlaway System (UPDATED 11/23/16)

On September 2009, I did the unthinkable for a lot of  black women.....I BC'd. That's short-hand for "big-chop". If you are a part of the natural hair community, you know this term and have seen all over the place.  I cut all the permed locks from my head and have been on a mission to find some miracle product to make my hair more manageable. When I say manageable, I mean something that makes my hair look like I have a texturizer in it. I was looking high and low to find something to turn my type 4 hair into type 3 ringlets y'all!!

I mean....I wanted it all, I wanted the #LOOK without the chemicals, the glory without the guts. I wanted body, sheen, luster, soft bouncy ringlets, no tangles, and most of all, I WANTED THE LENGTH!!
I have looked at many hair-blogs, websites, long hair forums, natural hair forums and so on and so on. Check out my chemical hair journey at http://members.fotki.com/SkorpyanJ/. I have tried Natural Laxe…

This Calls for a Little Discipline!!

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Correct me if I'm wrong. I spanked my child this week, 2 days ago to be exact. A parent/neighbor came knocking at my door at 8:30 p.m. because she found a note in her daughter's school bag stating "I'm going to kill" written in my daughter's hand writing. At first, I thought nothing of it and even thought it wasn't from MY kid. That was until I took a closer look. Still I wasn't horrified, I mean, she's eight going on nine. Big Deal, right? Then the other mother told me she freaked out and called the teacher. The TEACHER of all people. Wouldn't you think she would ask me first?

The lowdown from this mother is that our children were on the school bus that morning playing a game. In this game, my child pretended her mind was being controlled by some man in the woods, he made her write this. The imagination of children. I believe this game came about from the other child who has a WILD imagination. I know this first-hand, she 's been in …

Open for Business

This is my very first post. I don't really know what I'm going to talk about, I did have an idea in my head when I came up with this brilliant idea. That has since come and gone. I'm going to keep up with this for as long as I can!! Who knows? I just might get good at this!