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Book Review: Momma, Did You Hear The News?

Posted by Shionka McGlory on

This book is a tough one. Not a tough one to get through, but heavy on the heart. I have an 11 year old son myself and I understand firsthand how necessary it is to have "the talk". 

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Bedtime Storytime

Posted by Shionka McGlory on

Summer Jackson - All Grown Up. One of my daughters favorite books to read. What started off as a ploy to prevent bedtime, has now become a family favorite in our household. Bedtime story time!! A few years ago my son had a tough time falling asleep in his room. So, we came up with "10 minutes, lights out." They could read or color for 10 minutes and then we would say our good-nights. Genius idea! I wish I could take the credit, but the kiddos won this round. Every night I would go in his room and he would...

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Book Review - Madame C.J. Walker's Road To Success

Posted by Shionka McGlory on

As you have read from the title, this book was about Madame C.J Walker and her journey. What I like about this story is that the author gave an in depth description of Walker's journey on the level that children could understand and relate to. The book also provided eye catching illustration that will no doubt draw the children in - even I found myself staring at the pictures while reading. There was a lot of information in this book that even I didn't know of. Such as, getting married at a young age and how she got her start...

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