Serena’s Lesson: Assertiveness is NOT Aggression

Serena Williams is undeniably the ultimate athlete — across both genders. The number of tournaments she has won speaks to her athleticism alone, and she has done this with grace and not a lot of fan fare…until recently. For those of you who missed the US Open this past weekend, you missed an amazing performance of resiliency, assertiveness, and courage that sent chills down my spine.  Serena has come under fire for challenging the umpire and standing her ground after being accused of cheating, breaking her racket, calling the umpire a “thief” and having a game taken away from her as a Read More

Renee’s Corner: We Are #HoustonStrong

For those of you who may not know, Houston, TX has been home to the Uncle Funky’s Daughter brand since inception. We have a long history in this city, and we are very proud to call it home. Just a couple of weeks ago, Hurricane Harvey took Houston by storm. In the days leading up to the hurricane, we prepared our Houston-based operations for the storm, but never did we imagine the damage it would cause to our beloved city. As the storm made its wrath on our city, we were part of the first wave of deliveries to the Read More

Renee’s Corner: 3 Things My Mom Taught Me About Motherhood

Growing up as the youngest daughter in the family created a special bond between my mother and me. As I watched her go through different highs and lows throughout her life, it taught me lessons that remain ingrained in me today. This past weekend, we all celebrated our mothers in our own special way. Some of us also celebrated being a mom (I celebrated by spending a day in relaxation!). As I reflect on Mother’s Day, I’m always thoughtful of the things my mother taught me growing up. Here are just three of those things… Your Kids Come First: I have interpreted this Read More