Hazel M. Cherry

Hazel M. Cherry has a passion for contemplative life. Captivated by art, nature, and the senses, she is a multi-genre storyteller who seeks to empower women to love themselves and chart their spiritual paths with authenticity and freedom. She is a sought-after preacher, conference speaker and wellness group facilitator. Hazel obtained her Master’s in Divinity from Howard University School of Divinity (2015) & an MFA in Creative Writing from American University (2022). In the summer of 2022, she welcomed her first child. Currently, she is enjoying motherhood and working on her first poetry collection.

Black Breastfeeding Week And Why It Matters

August is National Breastfeeding Month. It is a time to celebrate and raise awareness. Though breastfeeding is highly regarded across cultures, Black mothers have challenges and experiences worth highlighting. For over ten years, this...

4 Reasons Why You Should Hire A Doula

Birthing Doulas are in demand. Their skills, while not medical, are a tremendous help to mothers. Hiring a doula saved my life. She was my support person, educational resource, and advocate, and she made...

10 Lessons My Baby Taught Me in My First Year As a Mom

It is true; we are our children's first teachers. The beauty is they are our teachers. My son will be one at the end of the month, and I am amazed at how much...

6 Tips for a New Mom Returning to Work

Are you a new mom returning to work? Here are six essential tips for a smooth transition to prepare for your return to work as a new mom. 6 Tips for Returning to Work After...

Vacation Bible Schools in the DC Area

Vacation Bible Schools in the Washington, DC, area are plentiful. We have you covered if you're looking for a place to take your children that fosters education, fun, and spirituality. We included a range...

10 Family-Friendly Ways To Celebrate Black History Month

Black History Month is a time to celebrate the history and contributions of Black people. The DC area is filled with rich opportunities to partake in educating, celebrating, and engaging Black history for the...