19 Lessons 2019 Taught Me From the Queendom

The 19 Lessons of 2019 are brought to us by Herstun’s resident Queen. She is not with us often, but when she is, her content is some of the most popular on the site. Queen is a 30-something working mom, entrepreneur, & stylist living in Atlanta and raising five kids with her husband. Let’s seeContinue reading “19 Lessons 2019 Taught Me From the Queendom”

Back to School: Stop Name Shaming By ShesReelatable

BACK TO SCHOOL!! And I am back. Like a Cadillac. You missed me? (Well, to whom it may concern, anyway.) It’s been a minute but I got a minute so let me tell you what has been on my mind lately. It is back to school time and while I don’t get to enjoy theContinue reading “Back to School: Stop Name Shaming By ShesReelatable”

All-American Edition: Prosserville Pending

Prosservillle is raw and uncut stories, tips, and advice from — Two friends who — Fell in love, got married, had 3 babies, and became entrepreneurs! all while moving multiple times, Serving the country, And starting multiple businesses. Our posts will be comprised of a variety of things — In Prosserville, we call them beautifulContinue reading “All-American Edition: Prosserville Pending”

Mai Prom Stiles – The Tux & The Big Day

Part 3 and the epic ending of Mai Stiles prom debacle. Come read how she handles the stress of tux shopping, transportation, and teenage expectations.

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?” — No, he’s clearly not hungry. “He’s only 1 with a tablet?” — Yes, he’sContinue reading “SHAME ON IT ALL. Explicit Language Warning. True Reflections on Mom Shaming.”

Mai Stiles Takes on Prom — Pt 1. The Dress

I was sitting on the couch doing my normal Instagram surfing — Liking and posting fashion to my stories — When out of the corner of my eye, I notice my 17 year-old sister-in-love pacing. I knew she was about to ask for something — Layla. What do you want, man? 🙄 Mai, can youContinue reading “Mai Stiles Takes on Prom — Pt 1. The Dress”

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 andContinue reading “Pretty. BROWN. Girl. by Queen feat. Marcus the Visual”

Y’all. These Kids Don’t Have JOBS.

So there’s this notion in motherhood that, your children are supposed to be better dressed than you as a mother. And that it’s ok if you walk around looking like a rag doll, as long as your children are well kept. You have minimal standards. You wear sweats, mini-you wears jeans. The world smiles on your mothering skills and ‘sacrifice’.

Mom Jeans? But Why.

I know mom jeans are making a comeback, but not with me. I’m not ready to pull out my Levi’s 550 just yet. Instead, I find myself in a strange space when it comes to fashion, especially as mom. Let me take you back. So my love for fashion really didn’t start until about middleContinue reading “Mom Jeans? But Why.”