That Awkward Moment When Numbskulls Assume Your Biracial Baby Isn’t Yours…

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Last night, my husband Sean was holding our 16-month-old daughter Maya as we were boarding a flight from BWI to MCO. As we stepped onto the plane, one … [Read more...]

Interracial Friendly States, City by City, County by County!

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I'm working on a master list NEVER BEEN DONE before (not sure why, tho) on an interracial dating blog. Back when I co-work Swirling, we created a list … [Read more...]

Halle Ordered to Pay $16K a Month in Child Support. Is it Fair?

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Trending right now is the unusual court decision handed down that Halle Berry pay her daughter's father, Gabriel Aubrey, $16,000 per month in child … [Read more...]

Let Um Know…. I’m Not Here for THAT!!

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Time for a public service announcement from the good people that occupy the head space of Tracy Renee Jones. Read for clarity and content if you never … [Read more...]

Photo of the Day: It’s a Wonderful World.


I'm one of the room mom's for my son's second grade class, and this grade has a patriotic performance around Memorial Day time.   I took this shot of … [Read more...]

Photos, Cursed Wind, and ‘The Babster’ Policing the Garden


Okay before I start does anyone besides me think this looks like an erect, miniature part of the male anatomy? is a … [Read more...]

Like Cheerios, Honeymaid Sticks It To the Haters


You gotta love it when good wins out over evil. What's sad is that many of the people who rail the hardest against interracial, intercultural, … [Read more...]

Photo of the Day: I Smile, Through Chaffed Thighs.


I write this piece, dirty and dusty, after 1.5 hours on a cantankerous horse that I think was trying to kill me today on a trail in the Santa Barbara … [Read more...]

Lissette Gonzalez and Family Have “Happy” Fun

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Most of the BBWland readers were treated to a follow up interview of Lissette Gonzalez and her fabulous family last year in the Color Blind & … [Read more...]

Shocking: Do We Support Child Brides Or Child Sexual Abuse?

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Many in the world were horrified to hear of an 8 year old Yemeni bride named Rawan who died on her wedding night.  The poor little baby's body was … [Read more...]