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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 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

  • The Firestorm is a timely political production
    The Firestorm is a production that hits upon so many timely topics that you’d think it was made just for this time in US politics. In reality, it takes a long time for a play to go from concept to production. Author Meridith Friedman used her keen…
    - 10 days ago, 9 Apr 19, 7:30pm -
  • Live Life Like A Cat
    As I sit at my desk for the umpteenth hour of uninterrupted staring at a computer screen and typing key after key, I notice something. My two cats are sound asleep on the beds that I’ve placed on the desk for them. After breakfast they demanded som…
    - 33 days ago, 17 Mar 19, 9:43am -
  • The real problem with the college admissions scandal
    Our girls attend a very diverse suburban high school. There are students with all skin color shades. There are students from a wide range of socio-economic backgrounds. From the time these students were in middle school, they have been asked about th…
    - 35 days ago, 15 Mar 19, 5:33pm -
  • Xfinity can make your house smart
    In Chicago, it is so easy to fall in love with architecture. That is exactly what happened to author/writer, Stacey Ballis in 1993, after she moved into an apartment that was located in an 8,000 square foot, historic, Logan Square building known as t…
    - 37 days ago, 13 Mar 19, 4:14am -
  • Fly Kite, FLY
    Kids love flying kites. Moms and Dads love flying kites! Spring is on the way. It might be seven degrees today but take a moment and envision green grass, blooming flowers and flying kites. This simple act just has a way of capturing the magic of our…
    - 46 days ago, 4 Mar 19, 5:14pm -
  • Take The Small Wins
    Sometimes it feels as though daily life is a neverending struggle. Getting up in the morning and putting yourself together is hard enough. Then add to that the spouse. And the kids. And the pets. Yes, even pets become cranky and demanding if they don…
    - 47 days ago, 3 Mar 19, 11:55am -
  • Your future filmmaker should enter the 2019 CineYouth Film Challenge
    The Chicago Youth Festival is hosting a one day film camp on Saturday, April 6 from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. at Flashpoint Chicago:  A Campus of Columbia College Hollywood, 28 N. Clark, 5th Floor, Chicago. Campers, ages 13 – 18, will be sorted i…
    - 48 days ago, 2 Mar 19, 5:04pm -
  • What Does An Early Bloomer Do Next?

    - 54 days ago, 24 Feb 19, 5:29pm -
  • 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…
    - 65 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…
    - 76 days ago, 3 Feb 19, 12:06am -
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