5 Ways to Not Lose Your Sparkle in 2017

How Not to Lose Your Sparkle in 2017!

At the beginning of the year, we’re all so excited about the promise of the new start and we make all sorts of plans for what we’re going to do but somehow things just fizzle out, my friend Najah is giving tips on how not to lose that sparkle. Najah Drakes is the Chief Design Officer of DiviniCo, LLC, my Spelman sister, a boy mom (five times!) and the one who I literally send out an SOS to when I’m over it with homeschooling. She is one of those women who I totally admire because she’s able … [Read more...]

How to Have a Spectacular Life: Five Tips for Managing Life

How to Manage Life

When I said that 2016 was rough, it was also the year that I learned to ask and receive help for managing life. It took some time but when I had a last minute project right before Thanksgiving, I reached out to Jamie and her firm, The LifeStyle Group for help. I’ve known Jamie since I moved to New York a lifetime ago. She is a Spelman alumna and active member of the New York chapter of the alumnae association. She was working long hours at an investment bank but still made time to be involved … [Read more...]

How I See Atlanta

Atlanta Ga Defend the Fifth

Yesterday, I spent the day hanging out with my sons in Atlanta enjoying a beautiful unseasonably warm Saturday afternoon and I couldn’t help but share how I see Atlanta by sharing this tweet: The horrible #fifthdistrict on a Saturday where all these familes are having fun. #defendthefifth @PonceCityMarket pic.twitter.com/BZHFOsf9wI — Kendra Pierson (@spelken) January 14, 2017 But the thing is that that small snippet in time doesn’t really describe all of Georgia’s Fifth Congressional … [Read more...]

How to Get Fit in 2017: Top 5 Products to Put in Your Gym Bag

How to Get Fit in 2017 The Top 5 Products for Your Gym Bag From HeadbandForToday.com

If you want a friend who will keep you on track in terms of fitness and wellness, it would most certainly be Dani Faust from okdani.com. She and I have been friends since the 2014 BlogHer conference when we went to get our toes done. Our relationship has only grown over that time and she’s great about motivating me just in our daily conversations. Dani is my fitness advice friend because she lives it all the time. She’s a Beachbody coach and fitness is a part of her life but she’s always … [Read more...]

Five Tips from My Friends on How to Have Spectacular 2017

A little help from my friends: Five tips to help you have a spectacular New Year. Covering getting fit, fashion trends, managing your life, organizing and how not to lose your sparkle.

For a lot of people, 2016 was a rough year. One of the biggest things that saved me from much more stress was a little help from my friends. It wasn’t the most difficult for me however I did go through some personal and professional transitions. There were a few times when I really needed all the help I could get with my family, my home, my work and even myself. A Little Help From My Friends That’s where a little help from my friends came into play. I always say I don’t have #squadgoals … [Read more...]

Two Major CES Trends You’ll Want to Understand

CES Trends from Headband For Today

Hi from CES! This year, I’m going to bring more of my life on to the blog and one of the things is more technology from the perspective of my family. My family is actually pretty tech savvy because of my husband’s professional experiences but also because as a family, we all honestly have inquisitive personalities. CES is the largest consumer technology show in the world. There are more than 3,800 exhibitors bringing the best and most innovative in tech trends and products. Over the next few … [Read more...]

My One Word for 2017: Believe

One word for 2017: Believe

In 2017, I will BELIEVE. If you’re not familiar with the concept of one word, it’s a twist on the New Year’s Resolutions by focusing on one word that you’ll embrace for the coming year. It’s your intention and will guide everything that you do. This year, I’m choosing the word BELIEVE. I’m sharing this with you because I want to make sure that I’m keeping myself accountable and being intentional with my words and the directions I’m moving into. It was a little hard to narrow it down. I … [Read more...]