Category Archives: Parenting

The Fellas: Our Family Thought For Today!

I recently had 2 experiences that were extremely fulfilling and quietly brought me to tears. The first occurred on Father’s Day, when one of my nephews called me in the early evening. He said “Unc I called you so that … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, African American Leadership, African-American History, Ancestry, Baby Daddy, Conduct and Behavior, Confidence, Family, Family Thoughts, Fatherhood, Insights From Our Children, Love and Relationships, Mentoring, Motherhood, Motivation, Parenting, Patience, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

OUR FAMILY THOUGHT FOR TODAY!

We currently live in a world that is simultaneously filled with God’s grace, blessings, and love; yet riddled with hate,  divisiveness, and meanness. On this Sunday of Resurrection, I chose to celebrate all that is GOOD in my life and in … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, American Spirit, Conduct and Behavior, Confidence, Faith and Ministry, Family, Family Thoughts, Fatherhood, Love and Relationships, Motherhood, Motivation, Parenting, Patience, Politics, Poverty and Hunger, Rejuvenation, Thanksgiving, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

OUR FAMILY THOUGHT FOR TODAY!

“LOVE THE PEOPLE THAT GOD GAVE YOU BECAUSE HE WILL NEED THEM BACK ONE DAY.” SOURCE UNKNOWN 2015 WAS A TOUGH YEAR FOR OUR FAMILY AND I AM SURE MANY OTHERS. RIP AUNTIE GRACE, DAD, AND UNCLE TED. I AM … Continue reading

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OUR FAMILY THOUGHT FOR TODAY!

“I don’t have a huge house, a brand new car, or lots of money. What I do have is an amazing family, friends, and memories that will last forever.” Unknown Read, learn, and share……Have a Family Meeting!

Posted in 2016, Conduct and Behavior, Confidence, Family, Family Thoughts, Fatherhood, Homemaker, Love and Relationships, Motherhood, Motivation, Parenting, Thanksgiving | Leave a comment

OUR FAMILY THOUGHT FOR TODAY!

“Other things may change us, but we start and end with family.” – Author Anthony Brandt Read, learn, and share……Have a Family Meeting!

Posted in 2015, American Spirit, Ancestry, Conduct and Behavior, Editor's Message, Education, Family, Family Thoughts, Fatherhood, Homemaker, Insights From Our Children, Love and Relationships, Mentoring, Motherhood, Motivation, Parenting, Patience, Rejuvenation | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

OUR FAMILY THOUGHT FOR TODAY-“OUR CHILDREN NEED THEIR FATHERS OR A FATHER FIGURE!”

While seated in my barber’s chair this afternoon, he told me a bittersweet story about a man (who turned out to be both my cousin and my fraternity brother ’06). The man attended an activity (my barber was unsure what the … Continue reading

Posted in 2015, African American Leadership, African-American Greek Life, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, American Spirit, Conduct and Behavior, Editor's Message, Education, Faith and Ministry, Family, Family Thoughts, Fatherhood, Insights From Our Children, Love and Relationships, Mentoring, Motivation, Parenting, Patience, Rejuvenation | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

A REAL LIFE LESSON IN SPIRITUALITY

I recently lost my Godmother; she was also my aunt and was very instrumental in my upbringing. She had no biological children and could not have loved me more if indeed I was her biological child. On May 2, 2015, … Continue reading

Posted in 2015, Ancestry, Conduct and Behavior, Faith and Ministry, Family, Family Thoughts, Fatherhood, Insights From Our Children, Love and Relationships, Mentoring, Motherhood, Motivation, Parenting, Patience | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment