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"Mo Better" Inspiration

  • What About Camille Cosby?
    Follow @MsMobetterWhile many have expressed both concerns and disgust about Bill Cosby in the wake of the recent allegations of his drugging and sexually abusing young women years ago, my heart goes out to Camille Cosby, his wife of 50 years.I can on…
    - 16 Dec 14, 10:16pm -
  • What We Should Learn from Lupita Nyong’o Dark Skin?
    Follow @MsMobetterLupita Nyong’o, Oscar’s 2014 Best Supporting Actress is a role-model extraordinaire. She is beautiful, exciting to watch and represents a woman who is confident in her skin. I recently described her as ‘beauty from head to toe…
    - 6 Mar 14, 1:52pm -
  • Be A Blessing!
    Follow @MsMobetterA friend told me an inspiring story the other day. While driving through a heavy Atlanta rainfall, he noticed a couple standing at a bus stop with two small children. The woman was under an umbrella, the children were hovered closel…
    - 19 Dec 13, 1:17pm -
  • Green Don't Mean A Thing When Racism is Queen!
    Follow @MsMobetterLast week, journalists and social media went into a frenzy when news broke that a store clerk in Switzerland refused to allow Oprah Winfrey a closer look at the expensive handbag she was admiring in an upscale store. Oprah is Amer…
    - 13 Aug 13, 3:40pm -
  • Are You In Need of Some Fitness Inspiration?
    Follow @MsMobetterIf you are beyond the first ten days in the New Year and in a slump, with little or no movement and progress towards your fitness and health resolutions, you may be heading towards another year when you are not meeting your goals. …
    - 11 Jan 13, 5:43pm -
  • Why President Obama Is Still the Smartest Man I Know?
    Follow @MsMobetterWhat many people, including me, felt was a big blunder and even defeat for President Obama on the debate Wednesday evening, was a superb strategy. In hindsight, it was perhaps the best debate strategy in presidential history.It took…
    - 6 Oct 12, 1:09pm -
  • African American Women and their Motivational Quotes-National Women's History Month
    Follow @MsMobetter       A couple of years ago, I was in the office of Attorney Janice Mathis, Executive Director of the Rainbow Push in Atlanta and saw this quote on the wall.  “I am but one, but I am one.  I can’t do everything, but I can…
    - 29 Feb 12, 2:45am -
  • South Carolina Conservatives help Newt Gingrich win a Despicable Victory
    http://twitter.com/MsMobetter And I am appalled. After having the audacity to give a standing ovation to Newt Gingrich at the Thursday night Republican debate when he defended his infidelity by lying on his second wife, the South Carolina Right Wing…
    - 22 Jan 12, 12:43pm -
  • Thank You First Lady Michelle Obama
    Follow @MsMobetter Thank you First Lady for staying true to yourself and remaining focused on your goals of health and fitness for both children and adults.  You are a shining example of courage and the beauty that illuminates from you is a positive…
    - 31 Dec 11, 4:28pm -
  • Are You a Difference Maker?
    Follow @MsMobetter During this season of reflection, many people ponder the question, “Where am I today?” Some review the year past and think, “Wow! What a great year,” while others eagerly look forward to the next year, with anticipation of…
    - 1 Dec 11, 8:05pm -

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The Chicago Moms

  • Does your local hospital treat children?
    While the headline sounds like a trick question, it’s really not. Our teenage daughter recently had severe side pain and a high fever. We took her to our neighborhood hospital emergency room. After four hours, an ultrasound and an MRI, the emergenc…
    - 9 days ago, 13 Feb 19, 11:07am -
  • The Devil’s In The Details
    It seems that lately, things around me are becoming more complicated. But not just in a generally complicated way. Rather, things are becoming complicated because essential details are being hidden from me – on purpose. I feel that I used to be abl…
    - 20 days ago, 3 Feb 19, 12:06am -
  • Chicago-based podcasts are ready to help fight mommy brain
    When our twins were young, I often felt like I couldn’t have a grown-up conversation. Between children’s books and music, toddler talk and sheer exhaustion, I felt like I couldn’t have a conversation about what was going on in the world. Many y…
    - 37 days ago, 16 Jan 19, 10:29am -
  • #ChicagoTravelShow 2019
    Lately I have been traveling rather extensively. I attended a women’s conference in Mexico, visited family in Texas and in a few short weeks, I am off to Ghana for the trip of a lifetime. Seeing new and exciting people, places, things is essential…
    - 43 days ago, 10 Jan 19, 11:32am -
  • HIGHER PATH TO HEALTH IN THE NEW YEAR
    Every year, I leave the cold midwest to visit my Mom and other family members in sunny Southern California. Yes, it’s LaLaLand, my birthplace, home of my formative years, college, grad schools and first jobs in “show biz.” And while I sometimes…
    - 43 days ago, 10 Jan 19, 10:03am -
  • Last Minute Gifting
    With a week to go, many of us are trying to figure out whether online specials are best, or physically making that trip to the malls or neighborhood stores to give a more localized, personal touch. Whatever is decided, there are great items at low co…
    - 68 days ago, 16 Dec 18, 7:37pm -
  • Soul Food
    This time of year its easy to get sucked into great busy-ness with shopping, parties, baking, crafting and all the activities associated with the big year end spectacular we call the holidays. Regardless of whether you celebrate any particular holida…
    - 69 days ago, 16 Dec 18, 2:53am -
  • Cendrillon creates a beautiful Cinderella story
    Our daughter is learning French, so when we were invited to the Lyric Opera’s Cendrillon production, she was very excited. The story is told in French, with English subtitles. She worried about how much French she would really understand. The Engli…
    - 79 days ago, 6 Dec 18, 2:03am -
  • The House Theatre creates a magical Nutcracker
    The ballet-free Nutcracker created by the House Theatre every year is a magical delight. The completely original story borrows elements of the tale you know from the ballet stage. You’ll find a family party, some family angst and the Rat King in an…
    - 82 days ago, 2 Dec 18, 3:56pm -
  • See A&A Ballet’s ‘The Art Deco Nutcracker’ this Holiday Season
    Wonderful colors, shimmering costuming, with a nod to diversity, makes A&A Ballet’s ‘The Art Deco Nutcracker’ a holiday must. Running November 30, December 1st and 2nd at the Studebaker Theater, 410 S. Michigan, so hurry. The A&A Ballet was fou…
    - 83 days ago, 1 Dec 18, 12:57pm -
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