Brief Reminder: Social Media is a Controlled Environment

Social media is what you make it. The controlled environment could either bring plenty of laughter or negative energy—it’s up to you. Often times, people complain about others & we all do it, but the delete or unfollow button is always available. My TL is pretty positive. Even if there is mess, it’s so small that majority of folks overlook it. But, they are quick to post a screenshot or comment on the latest trending topic. But, that’s a part of it. Since it is a controlled environment, people must…

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Picking up the Pieces Academically

Picking up the pieces academically can be challenging. Also, I truly believe that no one sets out to flunk college.  As with anything, life does not stop because you decide to enroll in school. You can have the best of intentions and yet things happen. For the young person fresh out of high school, it could be the fact that you weren’t used to your new found freedom. You didn’t know how to handle your new social and academic lifestyle.  For the single parent, your support system may have broken…

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Making College Affordable

Making college affordable will never be off topic.  Paying for college can be costly, especially if your child is attending an institution out of state. Here are a few tips  that can make college affordable. Two plus Two – The first two years of college are the same for the most part. During the first two years, you earn 36 general education and 24 elective college credits. It cost less to earn those first 60 credits at a community college.  Some community colleges have partnerships with local four year institutions.…

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Supporting A Child That Does Not Excel In School

Parenting is no easy feat, especially when you have more than one child. The tasks gets even more demanding when you discover that each child has its own set of strengths and weaknesses. The differences become even more apparent during their years spent in school.  So, how do you approach the situation when one child clearly struggles in school, while the other child excels? The temptation to compare the siblings’ progress against one another; or to even compare it to your own experiences in school is real.  Often the child…

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Free Beginner Blogging Course

Establish your blog with this free beginner blogging course As somewhat of an introvert, I found blogging to be the perfect outlet for expressing my thoughts, hopes, and expectations. Prior to blogging, journaling was my go-to medium.  In 2017 I decided to switch it up a bit an use my platform exclusively to highlight the strength, achievements, and creativity of women, black women in particular. I had grown tired of the lack of positive representation in media, so I decided to do something about it. I also use the platform…

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