July 2016

Events, Single Parent /

Traits of a Great Event

  TeamworkOutsourcing of activities of some servicesClear instruction to the event staffEfficient use of spaceUse of social media for event announcement and turnoutEvent bagsPassionate volunteersA smile on every face Thanks GM, xoxoxo Change WatchHow does this help you as a single parent, watch out for part 2. &nbsp…

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Baltimore City, Events, Loving Life /

The African American Festival – Empowering and Enriching Youths

Last Sunday I went to the African American Festival in Baltimore City, it was my first time attending and I had loads of fun. Here is my view of the event, The African American Festival last weekend held July 2nd and 3rd in Baltimore City an annual event that has been around for a long time, see video for the history or go to www.AfricanAmericanFestival.net for more details. The AAFRAM as it is popularly called has always been to celebrate life, music and culture. The face of this year’s event was the artist, Grammy and Golden Globe…

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Events, Loving Life, Newsletter, Single Parent /

Dear Summer, Having Fun Vs. Cleaning the House

July 2016 –  Newsletter – Welcome WelcomeSUMMER is here…I think summer can’t exist without clear skies and farmers market, fresh produce, vendors and time spent as we move between vendor stalls.So, how are you spending summer? I believe as single moms we need to attempt to spend summer intentionally, having fun and making memories.Discovering new places in my neighbourhood and state or revisiting old ones, it’s celebrating, it’s rediscovering crafts and hobbies, discovering new foods and drinks, new art forms and artists it’s going to events and festivals both outdoor and indoor.It’s…

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Boys, Single Parent, Staying Organized, Teens and Moms /

Staying Organized for when School Starts

In a few weeks most schools will reopen, “NOW” is the time to start getting your kids on a schedule of waking and sleeping on time, their lack of a schedule when school starts will affect us more than we know.This is also a good time to sit down and figure out what your and their activities for the new school year will be, what are the priorities of each child academically and extra-curricular wise?Do you know that the first few weeks of school is the time when they are grouped into classes based on their proficiency…

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