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What I Learned From Summer Vacation

I learned a lot on our first “official” family vacation to Hot Springs, Arkansas. There was never a dull moment with seven kids, five adults, and two vehicles in tow.

Raising an Athletic Teen? Read This…

A recent study reports that teens have a higher use of performance enhancing drugs. If you are raising an athletic teen, this is a must read!

Finding Peace in Unemployment

Revisiting the dilemmas of unemployment and motherhood.

A Mother’s Journey Guides a Daughter’s Success (video)

When Dr. Roshini Raj’s mother migrated from Sri Lanka to attend a medical residency in Brooklyn, she was unaware of the profound example set for her unborn daughter.

“Kiley’s Purple Hat,” a Beautifully Handcrafted Children’s Book, Available for Pre-Order Following Kickstarter Success

A side-sewn picture book rekindling family story time, “Kiley’s Purple Hat” lets children discover colors, textures and creating something with their own hands; currently in production and will be available in time for the holidays. [PRNewsFoto/OSAAT Entertainment]

What Happens When Bystanders Stand Up to Bullying?

Bullying and cyberbullying are a part of growing up today. Surveys show that nearly 30 percent of middle and high school students have been bullied at school and 43 percent have experienced cyberbullying in the past year. [PRNewsFoto/Be Smart. Be Well.]

Online Safety for Children is Everybody’s Job, Especially Parents

Online safety and responsibility for children – whose job is it anyway? Teachers, parents, or both…

Infinite Intangibles of an Erudite Woman and Mother

Dr. Antoinette Ellis-Williams is a super mom with infinite intangibles. She is the sage, the griot, the mentor, the sister, the friend, the teacher, the preacher, and the essence of woman.

A Mother’s Steadfast Faith Saves Her Life

A 27-year old Sudanese mother was almost executed for practicing Christianity. Holding steadfast to her faith made it all worth it.

Stay At Home Dad Learns the Hard Way
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Apology accepted. Former working father turned stay at home dad gets a dose of reality, as he spends his day fending off temper tantrums with chicken nuggets.

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