In the world we live in, it can be difficult to find ourselves while trying to keep up with the images that our society portrays (via television, social media, magazines, YouTube, work, school, etc.). How skinny is appropriate? How should you dress? Act? Additionally, individuals, especially children who are biracial or come from different cultures, … More Cultural Diversity: We are All Human
Last weekend I had the opportunity to watch my oldest son, Kobi, play soccer. He plays for fun. Football is more his sport. The best thing that has happened to him this year is that he was invited to play on a 7×7 football team, All American Pride. He told me that he’s never played … More We All Need Friends who Motivate Us
Hello, everyone! I hope you all had a wonderful Super Bowl weekend! I don’t care what team you were cheering for you have to admit, it was a good game! 🏈 If you didn’t watch the Super Bowl, hopefully, you still had a lovely weekend! I watched my son, Kobi, play in a football pilon … More About Doubt and Stuff
It’s Friday! Yeah! 🎊 🎉 😃 You survived another stressful week of work and/or school. It’s time to have some fun and de-stress. I had teens and young adults in mind when I thought of these activities, but I think they’d be fun for even “adults.” (I say “adults” because some of us are always … More Fun Friday: 5 Activities to Do to De-stress
I came across a super intelligent & sweet girl’s blog, Maddie, who said “potential” is a bad word. This made me curious. She has a great argument for why using the word “potential” can seem bad. In essence, her point is that when you are told you have “potential,” there is an immediate fear of … More Potential and Passion
In this technology era we live in, where there is instant access to social media, texting, images, and anything you can get your hands on, it’s easy to compare yourself to others. Your head can race with questions making you wonder: Are you good enough? Do I look like that airbrushed model who is as … More Are You Good Enough?
Hopefully, no one will notice the red mark on my head. If I had just gotten to school earlier, I could have been in and out of my locker and avoided Lisa. But it was too late. She said her few words and my head hit my locker. I kept my head there until the … More Bullying- Teen’s Quickest Way to Depression
A child (only 14-years-old) jumped to her death at my son’s high school on Sunday. This really disturbs me. I’m trying to grasp what feelings she must have had within to end it all. Here are a few of my thoughts. Alone. No one to call a friend. My parents don’t understand me. Pressure to … More Teen Suicide- Alone