I wrote this article some years ago, and decided it was time to pull it out of the vault. As a woman of a certain age, a woman who is a mother, a woman who is African American and a woman who is an educator I wanted to write one about “our” hair and “exercise”. Since I’ve read negative things online lately about the Olympians, I thought it would be nice to revisit this article. Take a moment and enjoy and reflect. Remember “thisisyourbestyear”, and for those in the Olympics “thisistheirbestyear”. Be proud and be silent–it can be “Golden”.