Economist, Broadcaster, Marketing Communications specialist, Content creator and Voice Actor Emmanuel Ugolee has added yet another giant stride to his list of known accomplishments as he turns author with the release of his book titled "A hundred random light bulbs". Popularly known for his nuggets shared on […]
With busy schedules and the demands of family life, it can be challenging to spend quality time with each child in my family. I don’t get to spend nearly enough one-on-one time with each of my three kids. However, over the years I’ve picked up […].
As a church counselor I often have kids in my office who were sent in by parents wanting them “fixed.” In reality, counseling for kids just doesn’t work that way. One such situation was a teenage girl dealing with depression. After a divorce, and for […].
Middle School is a lot like the famous opening to the Charles Dickens’ novel A Tale of Two Cities: “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times… It was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness…” The experience […].
The core elements of bullying, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, include “unwanted aggressive behavior; observed or perceived power imbalance; and repetition of behaviors or high likelihood of repetition” (CDC, 2014). Bullying happens with disturbing frequency, but numbers do not begin to […].
Every parent will tell you that they hope that their child is never a victim of domestic violence or a perpetrator of domestic violence. In fact, I, like most parents, want my children to have the tools to take a stand against domestic violence—whether it’s […].
A little prayer and trust in a child can go a long way. That was the case for Ivanka, Paul and their family. With three little girls all under the age of five, the couple was ready to invite another child into their home–to give […].
Moms put a lot of thought into the food we pack in our kids’ lunchboxes. We want it to be delicious and recharge their bodies so they can grow and learn. But the truth is, they might need some emotional support by the middle of […].
If you haven’t heard your children use a trendy word or phrase that sounds like a foreign language (Have they said “and I oop” or “sksksk” yet?), then you are either a very hip mom or your kids haven’t started middle school. If that’s not […].
It was report card time at school and once again, my friend felt frustrated. Her three kids often seemed to have difficulty learning and she couldn’t pin down the reason. She understood that there’s a science to learning disabilities and the exceptional education program, but […].
When I was 15, my mom told me she wished she could send me somewhere else for two years. I knew she didn’t really mean it. I was a strong-willed kid who always pushed the limits. When my own three daughters were 13 to 15 years […].