“This is me,” Sheriauna said proudly when she saw the book her mom Sherylee Honeyghan had published.
The cover is of a young black girl wearing a tiara, smiling at herself in the mirror. She has one hand.
Growing up, Sheriauna, now 10, didn’t see herself in the books and toys around her. Dolls “aren’t black, don’t have hair like me and have two hands,” she’d tell her mom. The only time Sheriauna saw herself was when she drew her own pictures. “She always drew herself wit
As a mother you want to do everything in your power to protect your child and ensure that they live the most fulfilled, happy life possible. You never want to see them hurt or sad. Unfortunately that is not the reality we live in. From a very early age our children begin developing their own personalities and begin to detach from us and grow into their own entity. My daughter, Sheriauna, has always been an independent person with very strong thoughts and opinions. She car