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February 11, 2018
Is Social Media More About Instant Communication Or Instant Gratification?

First things first; congratulations to the Philadelphia Eagles on their Super Bowl win last week. You’ve made millions of people happy by sending Tom Brady home with his tail hung between his legs 🙂 . I’ve been pretty sick this past week…last night included. So I only saw parts of the game as I drifted […]

January 4, 2018
Money Resolutions for 2018

Coming into 2018, I am facing some challenges in regards to my personal finances. I have the standard added expenses of 2 additional children; and with Toddler L., I did not need daycare. Now, I do. I also moved (which always costs more than you anticipate), desperately need to buy a car, and my main […]

December 23, 2017
Stating the Obvious: Jerusalem Is The Capital of Israel

Earlier this month POTUS made the announcement that the U.S. will officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Now, this actually is not a recent development. The U.S. Congress voted to do this back in 1995, but previous presidents have signed a waiver that would delay the implementation of this act (called the ‘Jerusalem […]

November 29, 2017
Why I’m Not Gushing Over Prince Harry’s ‘Interracial’ Relationship

A couple of days ago, the news broke on Prince Harry‘s engagement to Meghan Markle; a biracial American. There were a lot of well wishes and excitement online afterwards…including a sentiment from the Black community mostly, that Britain now has it’s first Black princess. Besides the fact that she probably is not Britain’s first Black […]

January 29, 2017
My Social Media Goals for 2017

In spite of having a new baby and all, I’ve decided that I would really like to grow in regards to my presence and influence on social media. Therefore I decided to take a quick inventory of my social media accounts, and set some goals in regards to where I want to be by next […]

Donald Trump making America great January 21, 2017
Multicultural Parenting in the Trump Era

It is official – Donald Trump is the 45th president of the United States. Given his highly divisive campaign and approach to politics, this fact has many American minorities wringing their hands in worry. However we need to keep things in perspective. While Mr. Trump may have been a star in reality TV, that does […]

working while pregnant January 17, 2017
How To Take Maternity Leave When You Live Paycheck To Paycheck

When I found out that I was expecting, I started looking into my company’s maternity leave policy right away. Why? Well, because I did not know the details. Of course it was listed as a benefit in my hiring paperwork. But who looks at that stuff if you are not pregnant or if you are […]

barnyard baby shower invite graphic December 28, 2016
How To Have A Fabulous Baby Shower And Not Go Broke

When I graduated from college with my BA, I learned an important lesson: celebrate life whenever you can. At the time, I was a 29 year old nontraditional student. I was just happy to have a degree in hand. But my mother implored me to have a graduation party; especially since I was the first […]

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