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D’s Diary

August 8, 2018

The Truth About Your Credibility

Oh credibility, how you have haunted my dreams and occupied my thoughts. So many young people seeking to grow their careers are seeking to be seen […]
July 20, 2018

A Letter to the Boy that Raised Me

Sixteen years ago, a young girl walked into a hospital filled with fear and shame but walked out filled with joy and hope. To my son […]
June 19, 2018

My Self Care Lies

I have a confession to make. It’s one of the hardest things for me to admit about myself and to all of you. The truth is, […]
May 20, 2018

Lead From Now

Ah, leadership – the coveted position of authority, power and influence that comes with ascension through an organization; or so we think! I often hear, “I […]
May 12, 2018

Motherhood on Trial

Motherhood on Trial She sits at the plaintiff’s table with the eyes of the judge and jury peering on her. It is the trial of her […]
May 1, 2018

The Expectations of Love

I am sitting, laughing, drinking a whiskey and talking to another couple on the beach about marriage. As is often the case, my affectionate husband has […]
April 4, 2018

The Worry of the Black American Mother

Last week my teenager got in trouble. He got in normal, “I am fifteen and being an idiot with a few of my friends” kind of […]
March 20, 2018

The Corporate Tight Rope

One of the greatest mistakes a person can make in their career is believing that there is a corporate ladder for them to climb. It is […]
March 4, 2018

My Winter Blues

Every year in the fall, starting around my birthday in late September, I can feel a switch in my mood. The weight I carry and the […]