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.

Our honorees are women who contribute to uplifting other women in some compacity. Leave a brief description of why your nominee should be selected.
Shawna Solomon is a business magician with the expertise, skills, and experience needed to break these shackles and help small businesses progress toward a consistent path of productive growth. Previously working as a celebrity fashion stylist, she conceived and launched her boutique, which has garnered some notable corporate awards...
Three women who are passionate about community service have announced the formation of the Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc., Pittsburgh Steel City Chapter. Crystal McCormick, Bridgette N. Cofield, and Dr. Monica D. Lamar recognized the need for a TLOD chapter in Pittsburgh and the surrounding communities and took the...
Your parents and your teachers try to tell you about the past. You like the stories they share, the things your grandparents did, and the important celebrities that lived long ago. It's history, and it's fun to know, so why not reach for these Black History Month books for kids...
Yes, at my age! Achieving a Degree of Doctor of Education in Leadership and Administration from Point Park University is one of the most significant accomplishments in my life. The journey took grit, resilience, commitment, and discipline, and there are no regrets. The experience was certainly challenging yet, fulfilling...
Are you looking for the answers on how to reduce your persistent fears and anxieties? Fear and anxiety can ruin your life if you do not know how to overcome them. As a result, here is a brief list of techniques that a person can use to help manage their everyday...
Yes, at my age! Achieving a Degree of Doctor of Education in Leadership and Administration from Point Park University is one of the most significant accomplishments in my life. The journey took grit, resilience, commitment, and discipline, and there are no regrets. The experience was certainly challenging yet, fulfilling...

What about Me!

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I had a 12-hour day. You know, the type of day when you leave before the sun comes out and don’t return until well after sunset? I left my work life and personal responsibilities to be of service to the community and fulfill my personal commitment to giving back. The end...
By Kim EL Several years ago I realized that the onset of my low self- esteem was rooted in my environmental upbringing as a young child. It was the early 60’s and I grew up in a family full of love in Pittsburgh’s Hill District. I lived in a house...

Open for Business

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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...

Step Away

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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...