Everybody is going to sit and tell you, "It's okay. Baby you'll get through this. It's alright" But you do not know that pain. It's like my son is dead to me. You have to lose a child in order to know the pain I experienced. I couldn't even sit on the train and hear a … Continue reading Her Responsibilty; MY Son.
Name: Melissa Canselo (Mellocan) Age: 25 Year you graduated high school: 2009 Year you found out you were pregnant: 2010 Number of children: 1 The Uh Oh Moment: I will never forget this day! It was a spring morning, May 20 something. My son's father & I had a strong suspicion I was pregnant, but … Continue reading Pregnancy Scare #12; Fearless Mom: Melissa Canselo
My sister's father (God rest his soul) told me a long time ago that he has eyes everywhere and people know who I am in relation to him. I shrugged it off. Surely enough, days later, he was able to tell me what park I was in, around what time, and which direction I went … Continue reading It Takes A Village
Name: Kimberly Fobbs Age: 28 Year you graduated high school: 2004 Year you found out you were pregnant: 2008 Number of children: 2 The Uh Oh Moment: I found out I was pregnant during my third semester at Fulton Montgomery Community College. I remember specifically my roommate told me in March 2008 that she had … Continue reading Pregnancy Scare #10; Fearless Mom: Kimberly Fobbs
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This gave me absolute chills. We need to break the cycle and make Black Fatherhood a norm. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A-mJUcWpg1U
I was announced as a boy, I was born a son. In those first moments of life, every new breath I took confirmed my role as a baby brother, a grandson, a nephew, and a cousin. Two years later I became a big brother. I would repeat that role three more times. They began to … Continue reading Nouns: The Man Behind The Moms
According to Dictionary.com, suspend means to attach so as to allow free movement. The definition that is relevant here is to keep from falling, sinking, forming a deposit, etc., as if by hanging. In the interest of growing and experimenting with my style, I decided to invest in a pair of suspenders. Being raised in … Continue reading Suspended
So I decide to take a ride on NYC's underrated treasure; le Staten Island Ferry. As we are docking into the step-borough, a father of 4 stands next to me and my lovely company. He is having quite a time getting the kids on one accord. The two girls go off and have a conversation … Continue reading Tantrum: Ferry Full of Spectators
Name: Lyndsey Battiste Age: 27 Year you graduated high school: 2005 Year you found out you were pregnant: 2007 Number of children: 1 The Uh Oh Moment: I was 20. I was at a friend's house (too scared to take the test alone). My first thought was, "My mother is going to kill me." The … Continue reading Pregnancy Scare #6; Fearless Mom: Lyndsey Battiste