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Beauty is My Name

On the left that’s me at about 12 years old, on the right that’s me 2017. Growing up I was always told I was too short, too skinny, my teeth were crooked… or the best one “where’s your pretty sister”. I questioned my outer beauty throughout my teenage years, which really didn’t do much for

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Five Quick & Easy Ways to Improve Your Mental Health

Within the black community, one aspect of health that rarely gets discussed or even given any real attention, is the big “M” health…. Mental Health. Whenever I speak to the black community about mental health, I get a look as if I have three heads or I’m from outer space! I can read that looks

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Time to Fight Fairly

Many believe that the most important part of being a parent is building strong relationships with your children. Yes this is important, however, we sometimes forget the relationship that we share with each other as parents. As we know, maintaining relationships are hard, but they are even harder when you are parenting your children. This

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Back to school communication tips…

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… nope not Christmas, but back to school!! Although many are dreading the cold weather that follows, the fact that the summer holidays are over, makes many parents jump with up with uncontrollable joy! As we prepare ourselves with back to school shopping, scheduling, bedtimes, wake up times,

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School’s out…Now what???

The sun is shining, the kids are smiling and I can’t blame them!! I am excited as well. I couldn’t be happier to put aside making lunches, 20 wake up calls, constant yelling to get dress and the crazy kiss and ride, all before 8am! Two months of freedom!!! Or is it??? Our children are now

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The black boys of today are the black men of tomorrow

If Black lives matter, why do we break each other down? This question is asked by many in the black community, including myself. I look at the black community from a different perspective though, I look at the children. Are parents looking at what they are instilling in their children, and what impact it’s going

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Do your kids trust you?

I am always working on different ways to connect and build solid relationships with my children. This is important not only for my biological children but also my foster children. I want all my kids to have the tools to build positive relationships and connect with people appropriately. Importantly, I want my children to trust that

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Top 5 Tools to building strong relationships

Hey Kings and Queens, Here is the top 5 tools to building strong relationship with the ones you love: Communicate:When you have open communication with the one you love, you are able to actively listen to them and share things about you that will strengthen the relationship. Trust:Adding trust in your relationship is like adding

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