PRESSURE TO PURSUE: WHAT TO DO WHEN FEELING TO PURSUE CERTAIN CAREER INTEREST

“Who should I listen to: me or them?” family first A lot of times, when we make decisions concerning our lives, we inform family members. But what happens when the … Continue reading PRESSURE TO PURSUE: WHAT TO DO WHEN FEELING TO PURSUE CERTAIN CAREER INTEREST

KWANZAA: DAY 1, UMOJA

“Community involvement.” Yesterday was day one of the celebration Kwanzaa. Day one focuses on Umoja, which is┬áthe community, familial, and ethnic unity. For those of you that don’t know what … Continue reading KWANZAA: DAY 1, UMOJA

WHEN BLOOD AINT BLOOD NO MORE: WHEN IT’S TIME TO CUT OFF FAMILY

“Sometimes they’re worse than enemies.” We are connected by blood, grew up with each other, and as you age you may have to cut them off: family. I have not … Continue reading WHEN BLOOD AINT BLOOD NO MORE: WHEN IT’S TIME TO CUT OFF FAMILY

OUT THE LOOP: WHY YOU SHOULDN’T TELL FAMILY ALL YOUR BUSINESS

“We may be connected by blood, but you don’t need to know everything.” When it comes to family there is a question I must ask of all of you. And … Continue reading OUT THE LOOP: WHY YOU SHOULDN’T TELL FAMILY ALL YOUR BUSINESS

BABY BOY/GIRL: BENEFITS OF BEING THE YOUNGEST CHILD

“The only time where last is first.” Growing up, I was the youngest of three children. My two oldest are seven and three years older than myself. And there are … Continue reading BABY BOY/GIRL: BENEFITS OF BEING THE YOUNGEST CHILD

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 … Continue reading YOU CAN’T CHOOSE ‘EM; FAMILY!

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 … Continue reading PARENTING: IS THERE A RIGHT WAY TO DO SO?

ASSOCIATION IS MOTIVATION: HOW BEING IN A SOCIAL GROUP IS WORTH THE WORK

“How much is it worth being apart of the group?” A lot of people want to belong to a social group. And for most of us, we have at some … Continue reading ASSOCIATION IS MOTIVATION: HOW BEING IN A SOCIAL GROUP IS WORTH THE WORK