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Dreams, Personal Development, Relationships, Self Care, Single Parent, Women and Girls / October 13, 2017

LIKE FAMILY, A GOOD FRIEND TELLS YOU THE TRUTH

LIKE FAMILY, A GOOD FRIEND TELLS YOU THE TRUTHOur friends are really FAMILY.If friendship is something we as women and girls can partake in together as one “unit”, then we can consider ourselves as “a family of girls”.Friendship is like family, a connection that is close yet has a love-hate-ship relationship to it; that is like that of a sibling and extended family drama, friendship is sometimes bumpy, jagged, provoking and I have noticed it always comes without rules.The no rules part of friendship makes me laugh, I want rules. But I realize with…

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Parents, Schools, Single Parent, Teachers, Under-Respresented, Working Familes / September 29, 2017

The One Tip Parents Need To Be More Engaged Next School Year

 The One Tip Parents Need To Be More Engaged Next School Year “Parents don’t know what they don’t know – The Early Learning Lab”JUST START.Start with any of the ideas below or find new ones; no one way is right, It does not matter where you are starting from, the school really wants you to just start.Ask questions, makes suggestions but most importantly be a part of your child’s learning experience – because we only have them for so long.In Columbia, Maryland a 50th anniversary birthday celebration, a dialogue about diversity and inclusion…

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Budget, Family-goals, Money Smarts, Single Parent, Staying Organized / September 1, 2017

6 Things You Must Have in Your Pantry When School Starts

School is Back in Session!As school gets into full swing in most parts of the United States and other parts of the world it is a good time for most of us to watch what we spend our money on and or get on a budget.If you are looking to get on a budget or scouting for ideas start with these items,  try to always have them in your pantry.They save you time, since they are holdover foods for the children to eat so you don’t go to the grocery store before your next grocery run…

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Boys, Dreams, Relationships, Self Care, Single Parent / August 25, 2017

Finding Time For You

 Burn-out is real and Self-care heals!The challenging task of finding more time in the day is the same for every mother, single mom or not. We are constantly balancing work, family and play time for our children but not investing time for ourselves.Strangely, I will find time for my children’s invites for; birthday parties, play-date, camping trips, drop off and pick up for basketball and football practice and games and trips to the barbershop to get their haircut.For mommy to get her hair done, na wahala (wahala means ‘this is a problem…

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Dreams, Education, Family-goals, Focus, Ignite Passion, Kids and Mom, Leadership, Passion, Single Parent, Talent / August 18, 2017

Finding the Passion in Us and Our Kids

I am passionate about people finding their passion for the longest time I hadn’t been able to live my dream… for the last couple of years … well eight (8) years precisely.Then one day I got angry, I realized I had no time for me and no life at all. And I loved it,  all I did revolved around my kids; as I write it still does nothing has changed.But now I have found a way to schedule me back in.  Now that I know better,  I’m learning to balance it all (their life and mine) and…

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Education, Family-goals, Kids and Mom, Leadership, Single Parent, Time, Vision / August 11, 2017

Staying Organized for When School Starts

Blast off to an awesome school year, start preparing now as you enjoy summer.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…

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