Today marks the first day of classes for my last semester of graduate school. That’s right, after running scared and living in fear for 23 years, I’m one class away from having my master’s degree this December.
It’s not uncommon these days to see toddlers playing with cell phones and tablets, but is this too much too soon? As a parent, how can you tell if you child is ready to tackle technology?
The first day of school is hard enough without the added pressure of transitioning to a new environment, but for many families that will be the reality once classes begin in August. So how can parents help?
I have a confession: I have a thing for school supplies. I’ve been that way since I was a kid. I have always loved shopping for school supplies, and I remember after my momma and I would go shopping, I would unpack my supplies and count the pages in my notebooks to make sure there […]
It seems like lately I’m trying to hold back time. Maybe it’s the realization that she is no longer a baby. Yes, I know she will always be my baby, but my baby is getting bigger, and I’m starting to realize I need to stop babying her so much. There are a few life skills […]
It’s inevitable. One day you’ll look up and your baby will no longer be a baby, but a big boy or girl ready to start elementary school and face the world. While you’re preparing their lunch or helping them stuff their backpack, make sure you’ve prepared them in other ways too.
I know summer is just starting, but it’s the perfect time to start preparing your child for next school year. Many students will be transitioning to kindergarten, elementary, middle and high school, as well as college, so I thought it was a good time to repeat my Five Things series. First up, five things your […]
Today, in honor of Memorial Day, please join me in a moment of virtual silence in honor of those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. Thank you to all of our veterans and those currently serving. Always remember freedom is not free.
I’m a very private person, but I feel the need to share this in hopes that it will help someone who is going through.
It’s been a long school year. This time last year, I was sitting around talking with my boo thang when I had the ah-ha moment that I need to go to grad school.