Archive for September 2013

Advice For The Woman Who Called Me The N-Word

To the woman who called me a n*gger on Saturday, I have a little advice for you. I’m not sure how old you are because you shouted your obscenity at me as I was walking into a store. I have three pieces of advice for you. First, don’t have any children. Second, trace your family... Read more »

Advice For 24 Year-Old Me

If I were 24 again, I would tell myself to do a few things differently. First of all, I would have moved out of my parent’s house when I finished collge. Second, I would tell myself to pursue all avenues possible to have a successful career. Third, I would tell myself that it’s not a... Read more »

Do parents value education only to the point at which it is convenient?

Do parents value education only when it’s convenient? A recent Huffington Post article about the longer school day in Chicago, has made me ask this question.  Actually, I have asked myself this question after talking to a lot of parents even before the school day was extended. Over the years I have listened to parents... Read more »

Social Media = No more drive-by parenting: Parents need to be present

No more drive-by parenting.  Parents need to be present and active in their children’s lives.  Social media has created more work for parents.  If you don’t want that extra work, then you should not allow your child to have any social media accounts.  Drive-by parenting allows your children to post inappropriate material on social media... Read more »