Teens and Moms

Dreams, Love Life, Religion, Teens and Moms, Writing / June 22, 2017

Did I Give it My best Shot in Light of Eternity

Grace is what makes us smile in spite of life challenges like; job loss, foreclosure, unpaid bills, addictions, unmet desires by a spouse, work, lust, love, separation, divorce, prayerlessness, powerlessness, people disappointing us, us disappointing people, unruly teens, bad parents, bad spouses, bad child to a parent.Sure we want to give up but we mustn’t; our strength, our help, comes from God and from the people we meet who are a help to us.Once every blue-moon someone will ask me how I do it.I’m not sure how I do, did or continuing doing. Can…

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Dreams, Education, Enlightenment, Family-goals, Focus, Poverty, Stolen Dreams, Teens and Moms / May 23, 2017

The Journey: I’m Preparing for Thursday’s Post

I really wanted to write this Thursday about poverty and it’s effect on young peoples dreams and visions.While researching I realized that this topic is vast and does not stay on the poverty side of things alone; it carries along with it other issues that have been around for a long time; like inequality of power, of politics, of race, of gender, of money, of education, of governmental services and of the legal system.Poverty starves you of hope, dreams, vision and it starves you of your ability to concentrate, did you know that research has shown that…

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Events, Kids and Mom, Loving Life, Single Parent, Teens and Moms / August 10, 2016

August Newsletter

7 Ways – Balancing Summertime: Kids, Passion and Real-lifeHello moms,How is summer working out for you so far? The excesses, the cost of summer camps and the drive to pick up and drop of kids if your ex is not helping with the daily/weeklyschedule. Add to that, that there is no structured schedule in the summer.But as crazy as it sounds, this is when we in “singlemomdom” and our kids recuperate.This is my first summer as a full-time side gig/hustler or simply put, mom with a side hustle that works a full-time…

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Boys, Single Parent, Staying Organized, Teens and Moms / August 10, 2016

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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Boys, Men, Money Smarts, Teens and Moms / June 29, 2016

Healthy Tips on How to Raise Boys!

To mom of boys, it is an open secret that boys can make you lose your temper because they are usually very active, physical and aggressive. As a mom of  3 boys ranging from 15 to 7 years old the tips below bounces between the ages of my various children. Understanding BoysAs long as they play safe and your child remains unharmed, then you have absolutely nothing to worry about. Do stock up on detergents and a reliable washing machine and as the dirt goes off, the memory of play last for years.Check his aggression level: Does…

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Events, Loving Life, Moms, Teens and Moms / June 25, 2016

Summertime at Lakefront Columbia

Downtown Columbia is a mix of art, history, entertainment, food and dining. If you’ve lived in Columbia long enough you can’t help but learn to love the annual summer activities at the Lakefront. I live in downtown Columbia, MD and can’t think of living anywhere else, this community is infectious.I discovered this past weekend that, early Sunday morning is one of the best time to stop by the Lakefront, I went because someone got me all ready to scream and I wasn’t going to miss church for that, going there helped me calm down mission…

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