Tag: #children

YOU CAN’T CHOOSE ‘EM; FAMILY!

“We are not what we used to be.” We can’t pick them, we can’t get rid of them; and that is our family. The problems we face in life are challenging enough, but what about trying to appease the people who are closest to…

PARENTING: IS THERE A RIGHT WAY TO DO SO?

“What is your style?” Every parent, especially successful parents all have a style in which they raise their children. But no one has the best definition for how to parent their children. Some parents use the military style and others use a more lax…

MY LITTLE ONES, MY EVERYTHING: SHOULD CHILDREN COME BEFORE MARRIAGE

“Who comes before who?” My children are my world! My children are my everything! These are the words so may married couples utter when speaking about their children. The only problem is that how can a marriage withstand a situation where the children are…

TECH OVER FAMILY TIME: IS OUR MOBILE DEVICES RUINING OUR FAMILY BONDS

“Is your life overtaken by your technology?” Have you ever been at a restaurant and seen families in today’s society? The mother holding her cell phone, the father is holding his, the children are on their iPads; even infants have been known to play…

MY MONEY, MY RULES: HOW PARENTS USE FINANCES TO DICTATE THEIR CHILDREN’S FUTURE

“Are you a hostage to your parent’s wallet?” Do you or someone you know have a parent that have told them that if you don’t pursue the career endeavor I want, you will not be receiving my financial support? I have heard parents tell this to…

S*** OR GET OFF THE POT: WHY WOMEN WANT MARRIAGE

“Why are women so hard up about getting married?” “We’ve been together for quite some time now.” “Where is this relationship going?” Guys who have been in relationships know this language all too well. But what is it? What is it about women who…

ALL FOR YOU (SHORT STORY)

It is toward the end of the day, and a group of senior girls are sitting in class. They are conversing regarding prom, while also congratulating a friend of theirs on what is her 18th birthday today. The birthday girl is so happy that…