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Spiritual Parenting: Gentle Goodnight


Spiritual parenting to me is treating your baby/kids as you would want to be treated. Not treating them as an inconveniences that need to find a way to self sooth themselves, be obedient at all times and not get in … Continue reading

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Home for the Holidays: How the Homeless and Collegiate Sexually Abused Handle This Time of Year


During the holidays more than any other time of year we are concerned about good tidings and the condition of the homeless who are without gifts. We are not so much concerned with the plight of homelessness, unless that is … Continue reading

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Why and How People Become Homeless


During National Hunger and Homeless Awareness Week I thought that it was important to educate the public on reasons that people become homeless. This blog was originally published when I was homeless.  There is a very quick and simple answer … Continue reading

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Slurpees, Bait, Wifey and Other Names that Boys call Girls!


“I’m gonna save you- You’re going to be my wifey.” This is all I hear throughout high school. I never thought about it too much. I really looked at it as an honor. Like really I’m wifey type? But then as me … Continue reading

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How do I tell my boyfriend to stop buying me things?


Dae’Jah Cymone, our teen contributor presented me with questions that she thought would be beneficial to answer as blogs, for teenagers that are struggling to make the right decisions. The title of today’s blog is interesting so let’s get to … Continue reading

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Teen Blog Contributor: Words of Wisdom from a Teenage Perspective


Introduction Dae’Jah Cymone is a new Teen Contributor for my blog. She will talk about teen perspectives that can help us parents be more effective guides and leaders. In the spirit of collaboration, I have allowed Dae’Jah Cymone to come … Continue reading

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Chocolate Day Dreams: Food For Thought


I was walking through the grocery store the other day and because I was really day dreaming as I thought about chocolate, I don’t remember if I was talking to and accompanied by my mom or my daughter. Either way, … Continue reading

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Teenager talks openly about Sex and Peer Pressure


I am a Fourteen year old black female who has decided to start doing a weekly topic of discussion; this will display my views and allow you to respond. Today I’d just like to express how I feel on a … Continue reading

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How to parent a homeless child- Building Trust


For many of you who have followed this blog, and are familiar with my story, you understand that I have endured some hardships in business that put me in a place of being homeless. As a result of this situation, … Continue reading

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Does your Mother control you? Part Two


While we were talking I mentioned that in my relationship with Cobie, we had an issue with my mom who had put her input where it was not asked. And then I realized that much of my thoughts and expectation … Continue reading

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Tips for Homeless people – Part One


One of the things that I think we can all agree we dislike is having no answer to constant questions. Many times questions are intended to provoke a certain kind of answer from you, without you even knowing it. It … Continue reading

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