Genma Holmes

This blog is about all things that speak to Genma Holmes' heart. My wonderful children and the challenges of motherhood.My business ventures from pest control owner to writing and publishing to continuing to work in the fashion industry. My love of the environment and my work with non-profits that help young people be the leaders of tomorrow. And of course my love of my grandfather's legacy...politics and social activism that will help change how we see the world we live in.

"Cracking Cards" Bank Scams are on the Rise: Educate Your College Bound Student

Nashville-Middle TN is in the midst of an economic boom....more

Growing Trend...Blaming Women for Violence

The Memorial Day weekend began with horrific murders in Isla Vista, California. Elliot Rodger, a misogynistic 22 year, turned his anger towards sorority women who he felt rejected him decided he would “punish” women who he felt a sense of entitlement to their bodies went on a mass killing spree. He killed six individuals, severely wounded nine others and committed suicide with a self-inflicted gunshot to his head....more

Soldiers Turned Songwriters to Perform at Nashville Breakfast

SAFE, Soldiers and Families Embrace, is continuing to help active military men and women and veterans seek healing from the traumas of war. In September, SAFE paired Nashville songwriters with soldiers to share their stories through songs....more

Brown is Genma Holmes New Black

I am known for donning black...often. Ten thousand pairs of black pants, skirts, blazers, and evening dresses galore it seems. I do not recall when the color of black took over my closet but I believe somewhere between raising teens and owning a business, I started wearing black. Lots of black. ...more

Marine Steven Rhodes and His Family Speaks to Genma Holmes on Living Your Best Life Radio

Marine turned MTSU Raider Steven Rhodes and His Family on Living Your Best Life with Genma Holmes ...more

A Special Mother's Day Tribute to Dr. Verla Vaughan

Join Living Your Best Life with Genma Holmes as we profile organizations, leaders, and volunteers who lead by example. With extraordinary acts of kindness and charitable giving that help countless lives daily, these organizations, leaders, and volunteers embody "Be the change you want to see in the world". ...more

Mary Harvey: Making Black History by Starting to Think Like a Man

Whatever the rights and wrongs of a relationship gone wrong, I feel no-one outside of any ...more

From Rags to Riches to Rehab: Lessons From the Ted Williams Story

The story of Ted Williams captivated the hearts and imaginations of millions this month. This is a rags to riches story of a homeless veteran with a golden voice that took him off the street corner begging for change to the sets of the Today Show, The Tonight Show, The Early Show, Inside Edition, Entertainment Tonight, and Dr. Phil. He had a tearful on-air reunion with his mother, and a public talk show inspired meeting with his children....more

By serendipity I had coffee this weekend at a church fashioned into a tearoom and met many ...more