Meet the Curator – Father’s Day Edition: On Privilege and Family Ties

Father’s Day 2019 is upon us. I originally wrote this about my entire family. I wanted to re-release it for Father’s Day because it tells so much of the story of me and my dad. In case you did not know, the Herstun Writer has officially moved (back) to Atlanta. It is mind blowing how … Continue reading Meet the Curator – Father’s Day Edition: On Privilege and Family Ties

Sunshine the Conservative Mom

Who am I? Hello, I’m Sunshine and I am many, many things. I’m a 29-year-old mother of three, divorcee, Christian, Army Veteran, Stay-at-Home Mom… oh, and a registered Republican. Intrigued yet? Like many of my peers, I was raised by a single mother in sunny Orlando, Florida. Sure, Florida is definitely South if you’re looking … Continue reading Sunshine the Conservative Mom

SHAME ON IT ALL. Explicit Language Warning. True Reflections on Mom Shaming.

Explicit Langauge Warning. This post is excellently written but does contain several expletives. If they make you queasy then beware. Herstun. "Do you really co sleep?" -- Yes, it's just as fulfilling as exhausting. "You're not gonna make him eat?" -- You see my face right? No, he's clearly not hungry. "He's only 1 with … Continue reading SHAME ON IT ALL. Explicit Language Warning. True Reflections on Mom Shaming.

Pretty. BROWN. Girl. by Queen feat. Marcus the Visual

Last night, I watched Love and Hip-Hop Atlanta -- Yes, reality TV, remember this is a guilt-free zone. -- I cringed while watching Spice -- the self-proclaimed Dance Hall queen -- speak about wanting to bleach her skin so that she can be a successful music artist in the United States. Spice's bleached-light skin and … Continue reading Pretty. BROWN. Girl. by Queen feat. Marcus the Visual