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Leaving the Nest: One mom vs. One Child’s Perspective

Leaving the Nest: One Mom’s perspective  Leaving the nest. This term has a significantly different connotation for me as a parent then it did when I was a young adult. At 18, I knew it all. Certainly, more than my parents did. So much, that as soon as I was 18, I jumped right out […]

How Adoption Changed Our Lives

My husband and I got married right out of high school when we were both 18. We had been married about a year when some friends of ours, close to the same age and who had been married six months, started the process to be foster parents for three kids in their church who needed […]

What is love?

I knew the moment was coming soon. –I had awaited hopefully, but not necessarily patiently, the day the love of my life would propose, so of course it makes sense for me to be thinking about the question “what is love?” Instead of relying on a world full of people influencing and telling you what […]

The Stigma of Mental Health in the Workplace

Organizations need to consider mental health and its stigma as part of their post-pandemic return to the workplace. As companies sent everyone home, many faced extreme loneliness, fear, and anxiety.  Now that some organizations are bringing people back to onsite work arrangements, new emotional concerns arise. A true successful ‘return to office’ plan should include […]

5 Questions to Understanding Domestic Violence: A Personal Battle

I’m going to say some things that probably won’t be popular with some people. May even ruffle some feathers. Domestic violence/abuse is not always physical. But how can that be, you might think to yourself. Abuse and violence are physical acts by nature, are they not? Sure, but not only in that respect. 1. How does […]

5 Myths that Lead to Mom Guilt

Before I became a parent, I thought the term “mom guilt” was so silly. Why would all these lovely moms even think for a second that they weren’t good enough?! Clearly they were divinely chosen for the children God provided them… so what was the big deal? Hahaha… haha… ha… cue my own struggle with […]

The National Black Business Pitch Competition Winners Announced

National Black Business Pitch Competition has officially awarded the Top 3 Finalist.  Dr. Pamela Williamson, the CEO/President of WBEC-West, was proud to announce the winners earlier this month on Facebook Live : First Place Winner, who received $10,000, was Courtney Newell, Crowned Marketing & Communications. Second Place Winner, who received $5,000, was Sherrill Mosee, MinkeeBlue. […]

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