I am Makeba Giles, Midwest Blogger and Mother of 4 who loves life and all things inspirational. I am also the founder, writer, and creative director of, where I share health, family, and current events for the positive lifestyle.

I launched in September 2011 to create an online community that features articles, personal stories, editorials, and news focusing on health, entertainment, inspiration, current events, social good, and family life.

I am proud to say that in only a few short years, the word has spread about

My approach to being a positive pop culture and entertainment Blogger has received national acclaim and recognition by R&B singers Brandy and Angie Stone, legendary rap artist Dana Dane, film and television actress Sherri Shepherd, Pastor Jamal Bryant, Author Monica Cost, and music and film star Tyrese.

My passion for philanthropy and raising awareness for social causes has gained me inclusion to the Global Team of 200, a highly specialized group of members of Mom Bloggers for Social Good.

My dedication to promoting and encouraging physical, mental, and emotional health and wellness earned me the appointment of Health Blogger Ambassador for the St. Louis chapter of the American Heart Association.


…and that’s only the beginning! To take a closer look at, click here.


When I am not online, I am enjoying my life as a Wife and Mom. I have two girls (ages 15 and 23), and two boys (ages 10 and 20), and I reside in St. Louis, Missouri with my wonderful Husband.

While my life is not always smiles and rainbows, I always strive to live a healthy and balanced lifestyle. I work hard to keep positivity around me.

It is my utmost desire to empower myself and my family with the tools, resources, and information to life the very best life possible,and to inspire others to do the same.


That is the basis of who I am, and what is all about


I would love to hear from you! If you like the articles that are featured or have something that you would like to see featured on the site, please let me know by visiting the contact page.

You can also connect with me on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram; or you can send me an email at: [email protected].


Thank you for stopping by!