Curly Mom

Not Quitting Whole 30 Nor My Curl Journey

Yesterday was Day 16 on my #whole30round2 journey so I was annoyed, over all approved snacks and really missed sugar in my coffee. But I’m not quitting!! Things got better because I had a great spiral zucchini faux pasta dish my dope husband made. Then I looked in the mirror after pulling my hair up… Continue reading Not Quitting Whole 30 Nor My Curl Journey

Curly Mom

I Broke Up With My Flat Iron

It's such a significant rite of passage that it should be one of those moments where you know exactly where you were and what you were doing at the time. Yet, I don't remember exactly how old I was when I got my hair hot combed (straightened) for the first time. High school-ish is probably… Continue reading I Broke Up With My Flat Iron

Curl Care Tips, Curly Mom

I Stopped Shampooing 

Years ago a coworker told me her best friend (who is a curly girl) did not shampoo her hair. I thought it was weird but didn't think much more of it at the time. But I never forgot what I heard. Not too long after I purchased Curly Girl: The Handbook. I learned about the… Continue reading I Stopped Shampooing 

Curly Boy, Curly girl, Curly Mom, Uncategorized

Not throwing shade…

Disclaimer: You may have to live in Arizona during the summertime or just open a hot oven door and stand there for several hours without blinking (PLEASE don't) to truly appreciate what I'm about to say because this is a prime example of a heat-induced rant with Twitter fingers.   So I'll do just about… Continue reading Not throwing shade…

Curly Mom, Curly Profiles, New styles, Uncategorized

Curly Connoisseur: Asha 

Meet Asha Curl type 3B. I met this fun-lovin, Seattle-born, track star turned coach, human sports Wikipedia and now mama, in 1998. Ironically, our first encounter was at an all-girls dorm on the campus of The University of Arizona in Tucson. Somehow both of us managed (my mama made me) to live in one of the… Continue reading Curly Connoisseur: Asha