Archive for August 2011

The Million Father March: Calling All Men to Lead Our Children Back to School

  To all you fathers, granddads, brothers, uncles, cousins, mentors and family friends:  No time to talk the talk, it’s time to walk the walk. September 6, 2011 (or whenever school starts in your community) put your gym shoes on and take your kids back to school. That’s what’s called the Black Star Project Million... Read more »

Parents Back-To-School List

  Dear Edye, I live with my son and his wife. They aren’t the most organized parents in the world. They have three kids, and every year it seems like I have to get my grandchildren ready for back-to-school otherwise they’ll be raggedy and unprepared. It’s not like my son and my daughter-in-law don’t have... Read more »
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    I pursued a satisfying career in the advertising industry, served as a volunteer mentor and parent educator at my two (now grown up) sons' schools and have actually stayed happily married for over a quarter of a century. However, my most gratifying achievement was raising my sons well. I'm not saying there wasn't a little bit of hell raising going on, but you live and learn. Now I'm passing the knowledge on to you. My goal is to turn these nuggets of wisdom into reference books for parents.

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    Check out my other blogs: "Trending Over 40", An informational blog for those over 40 who find themselves social-media challenged, http://trendingover40.com "Black Copy" Reflections of a veteran ad chick, http://eldhughes.wordpress.com. You can find samples of my ad work on this site. Simply click on TV and Print tabs. Also check out my company, Hughes Who Productions http://hugheswhoproductions.com. We develop games and animation for casinos, marketers and educational institutions. Thank you for your interest. Blessings... Edye
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