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In Defense of (Real) Housewives

I consider myself an intelligent woman. I’m an educator and a child of God. I stay abreast of current events and watch documentaries. I am also a HUGE fan of Bravo’s The Real Housewives franchise. Now, before you judge me for watching this actual garbage, let me explain why “I liveee” for the nonsense the […]

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Celebrating Reading and Prevent the Summer Reading Slide with Idea Public Schools

Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by IDEA Public Schools. Celebrating Reading and Prevent the Summer Reading Slide with Idea Public Schools IDEA Celebrates Royal Readers Nearly 4,000 IDEA Public School students from our  61 campuses for the 2017-18 school year were crowned Royal Readers this year and celebrated for their commitment to literacy and […]

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Depression is a Liar

Depression is a liar. It makes you feel guilty that you aren’t grateful enough for your blessed life. It repeats to you that one day people will realize you’re a fraud. It gaslights you until you can’t tell the difference between reality and the stories it tells you about yourself. It paralyzes you from pursuing […]

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Win Every Battle You Enter

I have what most parents would call a “strong-willed” daughter. Honestly, though, she’s just a typical three-year-old. It takes a lot of work to understand that she’s just trying to test her boundaries and determine what she can and can’t get away with. This actually is no different from what many of us continue to […]

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