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Interview with Dope Plus-Size Model Shinar

Short Story. I was perusing through Instagram and came across this empowering image of a confident, black, full-figured model name Shinar. I instantly followed her on Instagram and was further inspired by each post I viewed. Her pictures were more than fashion to me but an ode to be comfortable in my own skin. Her […]

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I Love Her More

By: Anonymous Baby Momma Drama! Yup, that’s me! The 8 year on and off relationship ended when he decided to go off with another girl. The truth was, I wasn’t capable of loving him anymore after he had left us for drugs, no matter how much he changed, and I just couldn’t. Yeah, maybe I […]

Plastic Surgery: Helpful or Harmful?

The fact that my website is called Be Your Own Kind this subject is very conflicting. I encourage others to create a life that best fits them, so technically why would body enhancements be different? Transparency If I always wonder if I had dispensable cash would I get a tummy tuck for my stomach rolls […]

Netflix: Nappily Ever After Review

Summary The main character, Violet Jones, is the perfect picture of perfection. She has the career. She has the GUY. And most importantly, to her, she has THE LOOK. Her look is her Everything! She wakes up before her boyfriend to make her face up. Her hair was drenched and she panicked as if life […]

Food for Thought

Food. This 4-lettered word comes with pleasure and fear. Fear from eating too much of it, eating too little of it, not eating the right type, not including the right type, not checking all of the nutritional value or the many categories on the packages. Whether is more beneficial to try Paleo or Keto. Or […]

Anti-Superwoman Mentality- Your Efforts are Enough

Introduction I don’t normally target a specific audience but ladies, we do a lot! We are constantly multitasking, fixing what’s broken, nurturing our family all while dealing with the insecurity of inadequacy. On top of that, social media is naming us Queens and Superwomen. What a heavy title to live up to! I am not […]