STEM: Better than Self-Esteem

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In order to help our kids succeed, we’ve been trying to boost their self-esteem. We tell them that they’re beautiful and special, and that they deserve the best. We tell them that God made them … [Read more...]

Life Lessons From Gardening

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Last year, I became the proud owner of a plot in a local community garden. I thought the experience would provide me with some great vegetables – and it has. What I didn’t expect was how much I … [Read more...]

STOP Saying This to Single Women!

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After spending yet another holiday season without a significant other, I voiced my frustration on a certain social network in full view of my friends. I wasn’t expecting a reaction; just using it as … [Read more...]

The Fool-Proof Emergency Fund

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Most financial advisers recommend that you keep 3 to 6 months of expenses saved up in an emergency fund. You know that, but every time you try to save, the money tempts you and you spend it. Here is a … [Read more...]

Motherland Treasure: Ethiopia’s “New Jerusalem”

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In a small town in the hills of Ethiopia, the natives have a story: Once upon a time, there was an infant who was destined to be a king. … [Read more...]

GoodBrothers! Donahue Tuitt

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When it comes to the entertainment business, Donahue Tuitt “gets don 2 it”.  This multi-award-winning filmmaker is an entertainment powerhouse.  … [Read more...]

GoodBrothers! Afam Onyema

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He turned down $160,000 for the opportunity to save more than 160,000 lives.  Meet Afam Onyema. … [Read more...]

Do You Have A Highlander Mentality?

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It was going to be the perfect article.  I had a brainstorm of inspiration while reading the news and decided to get my little fingers a-writing.  But I had a few things to do and one hour led to … [Read more...]

Nerdy. Sexy. Call Me.

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When I was young, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air was the most popular show in my neighborhood.  Every week, after each show, my gal pals and I would get together and swoon about Will.  He was tall and … [Read more...]

. . . But We Get Up

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“A saint is just a sinner who fell down … … and got up” – Donnie McClurkin In the companion piece to this one, “We Fall Down . . .”, we took a good, long look at our mistakes and … [Read more...]