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November is National Adoption Month

November 27, 2015 0

Chic Chat Conversations By Cathleen Trigg   November is National Adoption Month. You probably haven’t seen much fanfare about it. It’s not topping any headlines. There are no huge rallies to raise awareness. But there […]

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How To Save For Your Kids’ College – 529 Plans

January 29, 2015 0

You’ve probably heard that on Tuesday, President Obama dropped a proposal to end 529 college savings plans. The proposal, which the president pitched during his January 20th State of the Union address, was opposed by […]


Lost & Found – Sarah Jakes

January 22, 2015 0

by, Erica Annise @EricaAnnise In her personal memoir, Lost and Found, Sarah Jakes, daughter of Bishop T.D. Jakes, opens up her heart and catalogs the life she wanted, the life she lead, and the moment […]


How Much Your Pregnancy Will Really Cost You

December 9, 2014 0

By Kelly Alfieri for Whether you have insurance or not, you can get hit with a sky-high hospital bill after delivering your baby. We’ve got the scoop on what your prenatal health care costs […]


Natural Girls United

November 19, 2014 0

Natural Girls United is a community based business with an online store that provides customized dolls. The site also offers rare, hard to find dolls that have features, skin tones, hair styles and textures that […]


Resource Guide

November 1, 2013 0

Resource Links:       A AIDS Combat Zone Airline Flight Tracker Airlines (Toll-free Numbers) Alcoholics Anonymous American Diabetes Association American History Major Documents American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Americans United for Separation of Church and State […]


Seven Tips to Help Your Child Succeed in School

October 14, 2013 0

Family Matters    Being a parent is not always easy.  Knowing that your decisions can determine whether or not a child feels successful may create some additional stress in your already busy lives.  Understand that […]

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Letting Go Resist the Urge to Overparent

September 1, 2012 1

family matters ••• Are You Helping Too Much? by Cam Ragland I mustered up a fresh batch of courage after reading Lenore Skenazy’s controversial parenting book, Free Range Kids. According to the author, my idea […]


Reading fights summer learning loss

June 24, 2011 1

I’m grateful and humble that my daughters enjoy reading. However, there are times when I fear the computer and other technology might be hampering  their interest in reading. Since I’m a teacher and since it’s […]


Speak carefully, your kids are listening

June 10, 2011 1

The other day I overheard my daughters arguing about the childish behavior of one celebrity. “Anybody can make a mistake!” one argued. “Yeah well he’s old enough to not be having a tantrum for all […]


Don’t be afraid to let kids fail

May 16, 2011 1

Teachers love it when parents are supportive and involved with their children’s schoolwork. It’s great to know there’s accountability and reinforcement at home because it helps us do our job. It also sends the students […]


Ms. Mom: Determined to Enjoy Every Stage

May 6, 2011 2

I was scrubbing black nail polish off my 11-year-old’s fingernails when it occurred to me that parenting has its joys at every age. Turns out she had polished her fingernails just before bed time and, […]


No Wimpy Parenting, Part III

May 5, 2011 1

Sometimes there’s not enough of something, like discipline or relationship-building, as discussed in the previous entries on wimpy parenting. But here’s a case where there’s too much of something in raising our children. The whole […]


Cultivating curiosity in kids

April 18, 2011 1

Intellectual curiosity. According to it is a desire to learn more about a person, or a thing, or a way of life. That’s what I love to see in my children and the children […]


Enjoying life just because….

March 28, 2011 3

I was driving my 11-year-old home from school the other day when she asked if I would let her out so she could run the last four blocks. It was a cool spring day as […]


Affirming words can go a long way

March 14, 2011 1

Clean your room. Study. Go to bed. Cut the drama. Hurry up. Why’d you get a C on that test? Clean your room. Study. Go to bed. Cut the drama. Hurry up. Why’d you get […]

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