Hot Tips: The Love Dare

So we as parents have a choice to make, how will we train up our child(ren)? Take the challenge. Over the next few weeks I will be completing my Love Dare Challenge. From the authors of international best-selling marriage book The Love Dare comes The Love Dare for Parents, a 40-day journey of “dares” challenging…

Hot Kids Crew: R*E*S*P*E*C*T!

This week’s blog features Jackson , 15, an amazing young man I met who is an aspiring nurse and Jayda, 17, a confident, bold, young woman who is also looking to go into the field of medicine. Jackson and Jayda have style and flare and will give us their insight regarding adults, kids and respect….

Hot Mom, Hot Topics: A Reflection of Self….

As parents it’s our job to raise our children to be productive members of society, to live their dreams, to be successful, and to make us proud. At least that is what I feel like society tells us we should do.  I think society skips the part about making sure your child doesn’t turn out…

Being Nanekia…..

Big fan, Being Mary Jane, let’s get to the good stuff. So there seems to be a theme in almost every Being Mary Jane episode and that is all of the people in her life rely on her for assistance.  Does that not sound familiar to some of you?!  I’m sure we all have a story…

Helpful Tips for Raising Children After the Loss of a Parent

Reassure them that they are loved and will be taken care of. Listen, allow them to talk through their grieving process Try to maintain some sense of normality. You don’t forget about the parent, but you continue living life. Don’t be afraid to seek professional assistance Acknowledge their feelings Don’t forget about your own grief…

You Are the HOTTEST MOM!

I’m so excited to announce our first HOT MOM of the MONTH!!! ***drumroll please*** Congratulations to Ms. Erika Harrison, Hot Mom of the Month (January).  Erika is the hot mom to one feisty teenage daughter and a mama/sis to two sassy teen girls.  Erika’s unique parenting situation has led her to earn this distinction.  A…