Tag Archives: Parent

Educational Achievement and the Drop Out

It had become apparent to me that the ‘freshie’ was no longer going to school. She would be a high school drop-out. I struggled, off and on, from twenty-five to forty-eight years old, to earn first an Associate degree and … Continue reading

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Freshie: Sees the Light

One can only hope, when they see their child going down the wrong path, they will notice and adjust before it’s too late. As the Freshie decided high school was not for her, waiting tables was a satisfactory job, and … Continue reading

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Parent-Child Dates

With spring-break approaching I get all excited about my girl coming home from college. As I am looking forward to spending time with her I know that she will have engagements with her friends and she will be looking to … Continue reading

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Dinner with Aligaeta: Oh Joy!

Coming together at the dinner table was a tough concept to sell my boyfriend Fred, who at his house had brought the plate to the living room in front of the TV. I am big on the point of respect … Continue reading

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Reclaiming Parenthood

Lately, family time has been abundant, with his two youngest’s birthdays, November, December, then Christmas, and then my partner’s mom, sister’s, and their families, arrival yesterday, in hope of seeing us and the kids, because I couldn’t give them a … Continue reading

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Ready to Parent Young Adults

Raising your children to become productive adults is a challenge of parenthood.  It starts with building self-esteem.  They must believe in themselves.  They are not going to believe in themselves without your support and encouragement.  As a parent we are … Continue reading

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Writing Prompts

When reading I am either bored or totally engaged in the topic.  The first paragraph generally determines my interest.  When I read something engaging I become distracted by my own thoughts and feel urged to write and get all ooh, … Continue reading

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