I, too, am the mother of a 17 year old black young man. Who wears hoodies, drinks ice tea, and likes Skittles. This could have easily been my son, killed because he was supposedly of a threatening nature. Killed because he was walking while black.
Do you remember your first car? Was it a clunker of a vehicle or were you able to get a brand new ride off of the showroom floor? Read about my First Car Story and learn how you can create and animate your own story!
My friends at Build-A-Bear Workshop are celebrating 15 years of making friends! During the last 15 years, they have shared over 100 million furry friends with us—how time flies!
The Cubicle Chick explains why she is feeling melancholy as of late. Her baby is growing up and getting ready to graduate from high school.
Homeschooling was never an option for me all of those years ago because I had to go out and make money. I wasn’t married, so there wasn’t another income to depend on.
In fact, I am sure that because I let my daughter constantly stay up past her bedtime at least 3 out of 5 days of the week, will give a reason for many of you to call DCFS on me.
Mango Money is a cool card that gives my son the flexibility of using his card for debit or where Mastercard is accepted, on and offline.
My 17 year old son is an avid lover of smartphones and technology. His almost three year old Samsung Behold 2 was one of the first Android phones on the market, and after losing it once and going through several software updates, it was time for a new phone.
Yes, today marks the first day of school for the Cubicle brood. My spacers, 7 yr old 2nd grader and 17 yr old senior are back at school after two months of being on summer break.
As a mother of two, I understand the importance of my kids being active in order for them to be physically fit and healthy. Video games, television, and computers have become a mainstay in most of our homes, but there is nothing wrong with spending time with the kids being active participating in activities that promote movement and exercise.
Seventeen years ago yesterday, I became a mother for the first time. I’ve been a mother longer than I have been anything else. When I first got pregnant at the age of 17 (I gave birth when I was 18), my family was none too pleased.