This 2016 Presidential Election was highly emotional for our family. Olivia and Alexandra were both very interested and involved in the progress of the presidential election. Olivia had a school project following both candidates, their platforms and policies, and even analyzing the debates. Alexandra was studying US History at the time, and the structure of… Read More 5 Ways Parents Can Help Children Manage Emotions
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My girls were very interested in the 2016 presidential election. We watched the debates, listened to morning radio commentary, and Olivia even had a project for school. Alexandra’s school had a parent gathering to discuss concerns regarding the volatile nature of the campaigns and how it was impacting our children. No matter who you supported,… Read More 3 Lessons Donald Trump Can Help You Teach Your Kids
I have always wanted to be a good wife and a good mom. At some points in my life, I only wanted to be a good wife and a good mom. For me, there is no achievement greater than a happy, healthy family. The saying goes “happy wife, happy life,” and “when mom is happy, everyone… Read More When Being A Wife and Mom Conflict
I love being wife and mom. I got married at 25, a little shy of the average age that college-educated women marry for the first time and early in my professional career. I thought, “I’ve always been smart. I can do this. Heck, I graduated college with a Biomedical Engineering degree. That’s way harder than raising… Read More 3 Ways a Working Moms Can Have a Blissful Family
Ever had one of those “Oh no she didn’t!” moments when some woman flirts with your man right in front of you like you’re not even there? In this segment of Ask Anitra here’s how I suggest you handle it.
“Close your eyes. Have no fear. The monster is gone, it’s on the run and your daddy’s near. Before you cross the street take my hand. Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans. Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful, beautiful boy.” from Beautiful Boy by John Lennon John Lennon penned these words in… Read More A Master Plan or The Master’s Plan?
Whether you’ve been married for several years or you’ve just started dating the love of your life, chances are you’re making one of these five mistakes that will take you from feeling like honeymooners to being “honey-moaners” pretty quickly. 1. Following the golden rule. “Do unto to others as you would have them do unto… Read More 5 Relationship Mistakes You’re (Probably) Making
“I’m every woman, it’s all in me. Anything you want done, baby, I’ll do it naturally. I’m every woman, it’s all in me. I can read your thoughts right now, every one from A to Z. I ain’t braggin’ ’cause I’m the one. You just ask me, ooh and it shall be done. And don’t… Read More I’m Every Woman