Posts tagged "Teens"

My Children Deserve Independence from this Drama

I Have Mixed Emotions, and I Need Independence By Toni J. Spearman Lately I’ve been going through life feeling somewhat numb and detached. I’m trying to figure out what to do with my life, my children and our future. You see, for the past five years we have lived with a man who has the... Read more »

Anatomy of A Facebook Killing

Anatomy of A Facebook Killing
By Zondra Hughes Picture two girls arguing on the playground. They stand nose-to-nose, hurling insults. Deep down inside, neither girl really wants to fight; neither girl wants to be known as the girl that doesn’t want to fight either.  As the crowd builds around them, waiting to see (or in this case, tape) the fight,... Read more »

My Son is Driving. Why Am I Crying?

My Son is Driving. Why Am I Crying?
By Nicole Harding The knock came early in the morning and sounded like the police. Bang, bang, bang! I moved slowly to answer but my 16-year-old son was up and ready! He had been waiting for months. Years probably. Today is the day for his permit and 3-hour driving lesson! I was pretty certain he... Read more »
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Teen Fashion Show at Dream B.I.G. Camp

Teen Fashion Show at Dream B.I.G. Camp
These designs were created and upcycled by Arkansas teens for the Dream B.I.G. fashion show, take a look! Photos, video by Zondra Hughes Type your email address in the box and click the “create subscription” button. My list is completely spam free, and you can opt out at any time.  

A Mother’s Plea: Stop The Bullying

A Mother’s Plea: Stop The Bullying
By Shoya Bowman Sometimes, situations hit our households in ways that we could never imagine.  I often think about the subject of bullying and just how I would advise others to deal with this type of thing. I was never bullied growing up. In fact, I was one of the more popular kids as I... Read more »

Give the Gift of a Good Prom Night!

Give the Gift of a Good Prom Night!
By Dr. Dawj Happy Good Friday everyone!  I consider every day a good day because I am in a place mentally and spiritually where I don’t take my life and its purpose for granted.   Photo: James Sangster For many girls, prom is a milestone event that marks the completion of one chapter and the beginning... Read more »
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