Becoming!

This is a documentation of the journey to becoming. The steps to take to get out of a rut. Establishing goals to make changes and grow into what you desire to be. Everyday women giving advice, tips and direction to move you forward.

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Robin Tucker Blankets the Area with Comfort and Careers   A National Women's Small Business Success Story Tucking her mother into bed each night quickly blanketed her into a successful small business for Robin Tucker. Tucked With Care provides around-the-clock, non-medical services, employing hundreds while delivering much-needed home-based assistance to seniors throughout...
Los Angeles, CA (BlackNews.com) --A witty, but insightful look at the modern woman and how she thinks, which thankfully can be read in less than an hour. After reading, if it doesn't turn your entire world upside down in the best way possible, it will at the very least spark a...
Book Review Inside and out. That's where you wear your beauty. Your eyes glow with warmth, your smile is sunshine, and your heart touches people and lets them know they're loved. The body you've been blessed with is strong and comfortable. Now, what about your largest organ?  You'll find out how...
What was the bravest thing you have ever done that got you where you are today? Hmmm…I have done a lot of brave things in my life. One day, I traveled to New York City by myself to audition for a radio gig (Radio103.9) to do a 6-hour show...

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I recently read a study that indicated that middle-aged women are increasingly being prescribed antidepressants. This tells me that we are more stressed than we want to admit. It is also an indication that self-care should be a priority. Self-care is crucial to your health and well-being. Sometimes the most...
Chile Please! Grown Enough and Still Trying to Figure it Out. Top 10 Podcast for Women over 40 Black women over 40 are out here defying odds, grabbing happiness, and living unapologetically. Hosted by Felicia Pride, writer and pleasure seeker, and Ivy Grant, corporate strategist and self-indulger in training, “Chile, Please”...
By Jarene Barnes As the holidays approach the majority of people are enjoying the spirit of the holiday season.  However, there are many caregivers that will be happy when the holidays are over.  Caregiving creates a level of stress that is beyond the imagination.  Caregivers are absorbed with loved one’s...
The Pittsburgh-Mon Valley Black Women Roundtable will be hosting a series of workshops on the status of Black women in the Pittsburgh-Mon Valley area.  On Tuesday, July 6, 2021, at the Bethesda Presbyterian Church located in Pittsburgh’s Homewood neighborhood (7220 Bennett Street), a press conference was held to introduce the...
Danielle M. Smith has worked in media for over a decade as an award-winning journalist, gospel radio personality, and audio journalist with POWER 1360 WGBN and Sheridan Broadcasting Network.   Ms. Smith currently is the host and creator of the weekly POWER 1360 WGBN on-air show, “Good News with Danielle Smith” which spotlights...

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Patience Helps You to Become! OWN: Onyx Woman Network has been in business for almost 30 years. When times got tough I would always tell myself, there is always tomorrow. My "Tomorrows" kept me going.  My "Tomorrows" kept me motivated Some of the things I wished for, I later realized that I...
Janie Payne is a senior human resources and administrative professional with over twenty years’ experience. She has worked in both unionized and non-unionized environments. Early in her career, while working for Bell Atlantic/Verizon Communications, she learned the significance of involving people in the decision-making process about the work they...
The program is dedicated to increasing voter turnout in Allegheny County! 1.     What motivated you to start your program? The vision for VEEEM was born in May 2017, after my experiences volunteering for the Primary mayoral campaign of my pastor Rev. Dr. John C. Welch. While volunteering the weekend before the Primary Election,...
Executive Director and Founder After surviving an abusive relationship that almost took her life, she became passionately committed to ending violence in the lives of women and girls. To that end, her vision is to bring awareness and education about violence against women and girls to as many people as...
This past summer, we brought together some of the best experts for our first of a series of 3 digital events to discuss some survival techniques for women who are stuck in a COVID crisis. Our experts addressed how to cope mentally, how to pivot professionally, and how to keep...