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#NoBibsBurpsBottles: The Stories of Childfree African American Women

#NoBibsBurpsBottles: The Stories of Childfree African American Women

By Dr. Angela L. Harris
The #NoBibsBurpsBottles Podcast: A motivational and supportive childfree community for African American women, who are wonderfully made and living their best childfree life! We aim to celebrate and highlight Chocolate & Childfree sistahs through intimate conversations, all while dispelling the Old Maid stereotype. We are Black Girl Magic at its best!! BONUS EPISODES will include mental health, wellness, self-improvement, singleness, relationship/marriage, faith and spirituality, financial literacy, and Black male perspectives. Follow us ūüĎáūüŹĺūüĎáūüŹĺūüĎáūüŹĺ Instagram.com/nobibsburpsbottles
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#14 "40, Fabulous and Sensual: A Survivior's Story f/ Kish'sina Jackson"
Ms. Kish'sina Jackson, 40, was born and raised in Saginaw, MI and currently resides in Columbus, Ohio. She is a proud HBCU graduate of Central State University and also a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.  Kish'sina is the oldest of her siblings and often took on the parent role to help raise them. Kish'sina works full-time in the Supply Chain Industry; however, she has a love, passion and eye for fashion. She is 1/2 owner of the brand, N-Between Closets, an online boutique that offers customers a stylish and unique experience.  In this epsiode, Kish'sina gives us the real about her rocky upbringing, being a 1st generation college student, a major deciscion that changed her life, dating men with children, stereotypes of Black childfree women, and her spiritual growth. Kish'sina goes even deeper with us - sharing her prayers and her forgiveness of self journey. Kish'sina will keep you laughing, but more importantly, she draws you in with her raw truth and transparency. You can contact and follow Kish'sina Jackson on Facebook @Chimere Jackson.  You can find her online boutique on Instagram @n_betweenclosets.  If you have enjoyed listening to this podcast episode, please let us know on our social media handles below. We would love to hear your thoughts! Please SHARE this podcast with others and please do not forget to SUBSCRIBE/FOLLOW. Thank you in advance for listening and for your support. Social Media Instagram.com/nobibsburpsbottles Facebook.com/DrAngelaLHarris Twitter.com/nobibsburpsbott Checkout the Blog: Blog.nobibsburpsbottles.com Website (Shop, Speaking Engagements, Consultations) www.nobibsburpsbottles.com
01:04:04
January 29, 2021
#13 What Does My Womb Have To Do with You f/ Kimonica "The Weight Lost Bae"
Kimonica "The Weight Lost Bae", 36, is a Youtuber & Influencer from TN with 51.1K subscribers and over 500+ youtube videos.  She has entertained her Youtube followers for over 10 years with videos documenting her weight loss, exercises, reconstrive body surgery, college experiences, dating life, meal prep and so much more. She is a graduate of the University of Alabama and has a thriving career in IT.  She is engaged and has a whole lot to say about her life as a childfree sistah! In this episode, Kimonica gives us a glimpse into her busy life.  She shares how she was never one to fantasize about being a mother, her drive and goal-oriented she has been towards her career, the importance of being stable before having children, the reason why her mama told her she shouldn't have children, and how falling in love can have you rethink some things.  We have followed Kimonica on Youtube for a long time and was so excited to have her as a guest!  You can follow and connect with Kimonica on Youtube, Facebook and Instagram at "Kimonica The Weight Lost Bae".  If you have enjoyed listening to this podcast episode, please let us know on our social media handles below. We would love to hear your thoughts! Please SHARE this podcast with others and please do not forget to SUBSCRIBE/FOLLOW. Thank you in advance for listening and for your support. Social Media Instagram.com/nobibsburpsbottles Facebook.com/DrAngelaLHarris Twitter.com/nobibsburpsbott Checkout the Blog: Blog.nobibsburpsbottles.com Website (Shop, Speaking Engagements, Consultations) www.nobibsburpsbottles.com
35:28
January 13, 2021
#12 Framed Happiness: A Childfree Lens w/ Featured Guest, Denise Benson
Ms. Denise Benson, 40, was born abroad, but is Southern raised which translates into her love for travel and eating lots of yummy food! Denise is a personal branding and portrait photographer, photography coach and insurance agency owner. She describes herself as a Jill Of All Trades. She enjoys spending most of her days sitting behind a desk at her 9-5 gig, but absolutely loves to get behind the lens during her time off where she is  passionate about capturing amazing brands and creating wonderful memories for each client that she encounters. In this episode, Denise shares her many talks with God about being childfree, being in an intimate partner relationship w/ someone who has a 5 year-old, the raw truth of what her mother told her about marriage and children, and her ice cream dates with her nephew!  You can connect with Denise Benson at her website: denisebensonphotography.com, and on Facebook & Instagram @denisebensonphotography. If you have enjoyed listening to this podcast episode, please let us know on our social media handles below. We would love to hear your thoughts! Please SHARE this podcast with others and please do not forget to SUBSCRIBE/FOLLOW. Thank you in advance for listening and for your support. Social Media Instagram.com/nobibsburpsbottles Facebook.com/DrAngelaLHarris Twitter.com/nobibsburpsbott Checkout the Blog: Blog.nobibsburpsbottles.com Website (Shop, Speaking Engagements, Consultations) www.nobibsburpsbottles.com
31:41
November 25, 2020
#11: A Rainbow Child Defines Her Own Freedom w/ Featured Guest, Dr. Faith Troupe
Dr. Faith Troupe is 42 years-old, single, and a native of Miami, FL.  Dr. Faith, as she is commonly known, is a Yoruba Priestness, Marriage and Family Therapist, Professor and Speaker.  Dr. Faith has a strong interest in Black maternal health and wellness, and has worked closely with midwives, doulas, children, and families. She enjoys yoga, African dance, and gardening.  In this episode, Dr. Faith shares candidly her experiences growing up with unavailable parents, grieving her plans of being married and having a family by 28 years-old, how her legacy will continue when she joins her ancestors, and her response to potential intimate parnters who want children. Dr. Faith's positive spirit and energy overflowed in the podcast room as she gave us her real and raw truth the whole way through the interview.  You can connect with Dr. Faith on Instagram.com/drfaithtroupe and/or Facebook.com/drfaithtroupe.  If you have enjoyed listening to this podcast episode, please let us know on our social media handles below. We would love to hear your thoughts! Please SHARE this podcast with others and please do not forget to SUBSCRIBE/FOLLOW. Thank you in advance for listening and for your support. Social Media Instagram.com/nobibsburpsbottles Facebook.com/DrAngelaLHarris Twitter.com/nobibsburpsbott Checkout the Blog: Blog.nobibsburpsbottles.com Website (Shop, Speaking Engagements, Consultations) www.nobibsburpsbottles.com
01:01:40
November 11, 2020
#10 BONUS: Don't Get Caught Slippin' w/ Featured Guest, Bobby Geter
BONUS Episode: Mr. Bobby Geter, 48 years-old, is a native of Dayton, Ohio and currently resides in Charlotte, North Carolina.  Bobby is a divorcee and has a 23 year-old son.  In this bonus episode, Dr. Angela L. Harris chats with her first male guest about all things childfree!  Bobby shares very candidly his thoughts about dating childfree women, opinions and myths about childfree men, the importance of communication and transparency, and why having more kids at his age is definitely a no go!  This was certainly a fun and laid back chat - so we hope you enjoy our very first BONUS episode!  Don't worry there are many more to come!  Mr. Bobby Geter can be found on Instagram.com/bobbygeter and at Facebook.com/bobbygeter. If you have enjoyed listening to this BONUS podcast episode, please let us know on our social media handles below. We would love to hear your thoughts! Please SHARE this podcast with others and please do not forget to SUBSCRIBE/FOLLOW. Thank you in advance for listening and for your support. Social Media Instagram.com/nobibsburpsbottles Facebook.com/DrAngelaLHarris Twitter.com/nobibsburpsbott Checkout The #NoBibsBurpsBottles Blog  Blog.nobibsburpsbottles.com
41:43
October 21, 2020
#9 Inspiring Others Beyond the Womb w/ Featured Guest, Bretagne Ballard
Ms. Bretagne Ballard is a native of Philadelphia.  She is the Assistant Director of Residence Life at UW Madison. She holds a degree in Political Science and Business Administration from Mary Baldwin College and a MS in College Student Development.  She has over 10 years of higher education experience. Bretagne shares her experiences being a Godmom, how some past partners have tried to sell her on the benefits of being a mother, why she confirmed at a young age that she NEVER wanted children, and how her mother reached the acceptance stage and now loves on her grandkitty!  Bretagne gives you the real on her childfree life with such boldness and confidence that all will surely feel her Black Girl Magic sprinkle on you! Follow her on Facebook @Bretagne Pearl.  If you have enjoyed listening to this podcast episode, please let me know on my social media handles below. I would love to hear your thoughts! Please SHARE this podcast with others and please do not forget to SUBSCRIBE/FOLLOW. Thank you in advance for listening and for your support. Social Media IG: Instagram.com/nobibsburpsbottles FB Business Page: Facebook.com/DrAngelaLHarris Twitter: Twitter.com/nobibsburpsbott Blog: Blog.nobibsburpsbottles.com
41:29
October 9, 2020
#8 The Fight Against Biology w/ Featured Guest, Beth Leigh
Ms. Beth Leigh is 34 years-old and currently lives in North Carolina.  She is an entrenpreneur, artist, mental health advocate, and a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.  Beth gives us a comical; yet, indepth look at her life and decision to be childfree by choice!  She shares with us her journey in The Bush, her use of temporary parental eyes, her confidence as a sexual woman, a surprising apology from her mother, and being so very cautious about receiving man candy!  Beth provided us a bunch of laughter throughout our chat, more importantly, she leaves us with many jewels to reflect upon and appreciate.  If you have enjoyed listening to this podcast episode, please let me know on my social media handles below. I would love to hear your thoughts! Please SHARE this podcast with others and please do not forget to SUBSCRIBE/FOLLOW. Thank you in advance for listening and for your support.  Social Media IG: Instagram.com/nobibsburpsbottles  FB Business Page: Facebook.com/DrAngelaLHarris  Twitter: Twitter.com/nobibsburpsbott  Blog: Blog.nobibsburpsbottles.com
52:29
September 4, 2020
#7 Fruitful and Multiplying On A Different Level w/ Featured Guest, Vernita Johnson
Ms. Vernita Johnson is a 40+ year old native from Ohio.  In this episode Vernita shares her childfree life experiences of being an educator, her new interest and hobby in trading stocks, dating while childree, churt hurt and disappointment, and the "real talk" and advice given to her by her mother.   Vernita's calm energy and full transparency about "the choice" that was taken from her made for an awesome interview. Vernita is fruitful and multiplying in more ways than one!  If you have enjoyed listening to this podcast episode, please let me know on my social media handles below. I would love to hear your thoughts! Please SHARE this podcast with others and please do not forget to SUBSCRIBE/FOLLOW. Thank you in advance for listening and for your support.  Social Media  IG: Instagram.com/nobibsburpsbottles  FB Business Page: Facebook.com/DrAngelaLHarris  Twitter: Twitter.com/nobibsburpsbott  Blog Blog.nobibsburpsbottles.com
39:59
August 14, 2020
#6 The Pros of Staying Where I Am w/ Featured Guest, Te’Cora Green
Ms. Te'Cora Green, South Carolina native, shares her childfree life experiences of being a Naturalista, serving in the military, making a significant promise to her mother, dating and marriage, raising her younger brother, and sooooo much more!  Te'Cora offers up a great sense of humor and comfortability as she shares intimate details of the ups, downs and everything in between of her childfree life.  .  If you have enjoyed listening to this podcast episode, please let me know on my social media handles below. I would love to hear your thoughts! Please SHARE this podcast with others and please do not forget to SUBSCRIBE! Thank you in advance for listening and for the support.  . Social Media  IG: Instagram.com/nobibsburpsbottles  FB Business Page: Facebook.com/DrAngelaLHarris  Twitter: Twitter.com/nobibsburpsbott  . Website DrAngelaLHarris.com  . Blog  Blog.nobibsburpsbottles.com
39:47
July 15, 2020
#5 Basketball Over Barbies w/ Featured Guest, Terree Stevenson
Terree Stevenson, has over 20 years of experience in higher education.  She is a proud auntie, fur parent, and is currently pursuing her doctorate degree in higher education administration & leadership.  In this episode, Terree shares about the death of her mother, the challenges raising her nephew, dating someone with children (and coparenting with him), and her medical condition that she refuses to let define or limit her.  Terree offers up a story that many sistahs can relate to.  If you enjoyed listening to this podcast episode, please let me know on my social media handles below. I would love to hear your thoughts. Please SHARE , SHARE and SHARE again this podcast episode with others and please SUBSCRIBE! Don't forget to listen to past episodes!  Thank you.  Social Media Instagram.com/nobibsburpsbottles Blog.nobibsburpsbottles.com Facebook.com/DrAngelaLHarris Website DrAngelaLHarris.com
43:29
June 25, 2020
#4 Not Like My Parents' Life w/ Featured Guest, Kellea Tibbs
Kellea Tibbs, is a 47 year-old, single woman living in KY.  Kellea compares and contrasts her life to her parents (who have been married for over 60 years).  Kellea gives humor to the highs and lows of dating in your 40's, her frustration about women judging each other, and chimes in on her anxiety about nursing homes! Ms. Tibbs gives a unique perspective about girl power - even when society spins the narrative that being childfree and single is not the most popular lane. Kellea is the host of several FaceBook groups.  "The Clique "focuses on adulting in your 40's.  You can keep up with Kellea Tibbs: Instagram & Twitter: @ivywriter Podcast: Anchor.fm/theclique Facebook: facebook.com/theclique If you are listening to this podcast please don't forget to LIKE/SUBSCIBE, SHARE and COMMENT.  If you are listening in Anchor, please leave me a recording of your comments about this episode.  You can do so by pressing the "+Voice Message" next to my podcast grapic in Anchor. FOLLOW ME.......... Instagram: instagram.com/nobibsburpsbottles Face Book Business Page: facebook.com/DrAngelaLHarris Want a "FREE Mental Health Checklist for Childfree Sistahs?" Head to DrAngelaLHarris.com to subscribe to my email list!
40:26
May 27, 2020
#3 Sheltering in Place & Social Distancing Tips
Dr. Angela L. Harris, Host, offers some healthy tips for childfree sistahs who are following orders to "Stay Home."  While many are getting cabin fever and venturing out, there are also many who are playing it safe.  No matter what camp you fall in, these tips are offered to help you get your life in order during Covid-19.  If you are listening to this podcast please don't forget to LIKE/SUBSCIBE, SHARE and COMMENT.  If you are listening in Anchor, please leave me a recording of your comments about this episode.  You can do so by pressing the "+Voice Message" next to my podcast grapic in Anchor. Want more? Instagram: instagram.com/nobibsburpsbottles Face Book Business Page: facebook.com/DrAngelaLHarris Website: DrAngelaLHarris.com
10:14
May 14, 2020
#2: Woman of Preparation w/ Featured Guest, Kelli Scott
Ms. Kelli Scott, a 50 year-old widow, shares how her upbringing with her grandmother and her desire for more nurturing, influenced her childfree life. Kelli also gives you some humor as she prefers to take on the label of "grandmother" rather than mother, lol!  You can contact Kelli Scott at Kelliscott.aka1908@gmail.com.   If you are listening to this podcast please don't forget to LIKE/SUBSCIBE, SHARE and COMMENT.  If you are listening in Anchor, please leave me a recording of your comments about this episode.  You can do so by pressing the "+Voice Message" next to my podcast grapic in Anchor. Want more?  Instagram: instagram.com/nobibsburpsbottles Face Book Business Page: facebook.com/DrAngelaLHarris Website: DrAngelaLHarris.com
37:14
April 30, 2020
#1: The Who & Why
Dr. Angela L. Harris, host of the #NoBibsBurpsBottles podcast, gets up close and personal with you!  She drops a few nuggets about herself, her upcoming book, and the reasons why she is putting the spotlight on childfree sistahs! Please don't forget to LIKE, SUBSCRIBE and COMMENT! Follow Dr. Harris. Instagram: @nobibsburpsbottles Website: DrAngelaLHarris.com
19:41
April 15, 2020
The Trailer
Trailer: Welcome to #NoBibsBurpsBottles!  A new podcast hosted by Dr. Angela L. Harris (PsyD) that celebrates childfree, African American women, 30 years-old+. Follow Dr. Harris on the following social media platforms: Facebook: @Dr. Angela L. Harris Instagram: @Doc Sirrah Twitter: @Doc Sirrah Website: www.drangelaharris.com Contact Informaton: Email: DrAngelaLHarris@gmail.com Blog Post: blog.bibsburpsbottles.com
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April 1, 2020