What Is Masculinity, Exactly?

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Image courtesy of Beyonce’s Instagram

I recently read an article about Jay-Z and his Blue’s choice of Halloween costume this year. He dressed up as a Ken doll, for his daughter.  With his wife, Beyoncé.

And people had the nerve to call into question HIS masculinity.

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My First Mothers Day With No Mother

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Mother’s day just passed and it reminded me that it has been close to a year since I lost my mother to suicide. This was my first mother’s day without her and I will be honest, it didn’t turn out the way I thought it would. I believed that I would spend most of the day being sad and reminiscing on her memory.

But for some reason, I didn’t do that…

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How We Paid Off $15,000 of Debt in 1 Year

Personal finance, get out of debt!

Hello everyone!

Thankfully, we made it out of 2015 and we are starting 2016 off with a bang! We are getting back to the basics, returning to our old routines and hobbies we’ve always enjoyed.  Hobbies that include budgeting and debt elimination.

Money management has and always will be one of my top priorities in life. Now that it seems as if our storm has cleared, we’ve made some immediate and drastic changes. Our main priority is to take the necessary steps in our lives to improve our present and secure our future. Over the next few months we’ll be detailing our changes and sharing tips on how you can do the same!

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