To Be Young, Pregnant, Black and Dismissed

To be young, pregnant, Black and dismissed. @MissLori

Serena Williams is not the only one.

I’m flying out to Vermont this week to care for my eldest before, during and after his ACL surgery at the University Hospital. He is 19, cooked and done, but since his birth I have learned that you are never too old, too young, or too pregnant to need a medical advocate…especially if you are a person of color. [Read more…]

Adventurous Last Minute Gift Ideas

Miss Lori's Adventurous Gift Ideas

Twas the night before the night before, The night before, The Night before, The Night BEFORE Christmas and you are still several gifts short. Don’t worry, I’ve got you covered. Well, both of us actually.  [Read more…]

With third pregnancy for Princess Kate we revisit morning sickness hacks

Morning Sickness Hacks for Princess Kate by @MissLoriBack when Princess Kate announced her 2nd pregnancy I penned a blog post letter of suggestions to her as a fellow sufferer of Hyperemesis Gravidarum, under my byline. With the news of a third child on the way for the Duchess of Cambridge I thought an update was in order. [Read more…]

7 Ups Of A Good Introduction and Lasting First Impression




I receive compliments all of the time about how well my children present themselves to new people. Adults remark about how kind and courteous they are, but I also hear the words ‘confident’ and ‘impressive’. I taught my children very early on the importance of making a solid first impression, because it is the foundation that relationships are built on. [Read more…]

Dear Racists, please keep outing yourselves on social media

Haters out themselves on social media via #MissLoriTV

When I saw the news about the ten incoming Harvard freshman who had their acceptance rescinded due to inappropriate social media memes my immediate instinct was to write a motherly blog post response. [Read more…]