“Reality TV makes teenage motherhood look almost…fun,” says Tamika Hall-Frye. “Trendy, if you will. Like it’s the ‘thing to do.’” Hall-Frye is an author (The Little Things We Learn In Life), a blogger (thaLadyBlogga), and the “Relationship Examiner” for But in 1991, she was a teenage mom; she gave birth to her daughter Sachielle at the age of sixteen. “Being a teenage mom back then was ‘taboo,’” she says. “Now thanks to MTV, it’s become a novelty.”