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Having Your Say Over Your Child’s Education- What You Can Do Now!

Having Your Say Over Your Child’s Educat...

by: Verlyn Tarlton   The headlines say it all. Our education system is in crisis. With talk of additional budget cuts, overcrowded classrooms and inadequate resources, it is leaving most families at a loss for a viable solution. What if I told you that you could have the final say in the kind of education your child receives? Suppose there was a way for you to successfully have a hand in what, and how, your child learns without keeling over in exhaustion? Whether your child is in public, charter, or private school, you can not only change the future of your child’s...
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Illiteracy And Our Children: Why I Write

Illiteracy And Our Children: Why I Write

So here I was again. Praying. ‘Are you there God? It’s me, Amani.’ I was in another vacuum. I had been thinking of getting a patent for a product I wanted to launch. I was considering about two fiction books and a book of poetry. On top of that, I was in desperate need (am in desperate need) of a vacation and another career. My current location was at my desk with my current employer, but my focus was shot. I hadn’t really done any work of value for a while. Just enough to stay above water and not get fired.  Then, as He usually does, God whispered his response. ‘Amani,...
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It Still Takes A Village To Raise A Chil...

To live, for many, means to learn and to grow. We close one door as we open and step through another. Seldom do we have an idea of what lies in store for us at the next turn. This is both exciting and frightening for us as adults. Imagine how transitioning is for children. As an oldest sibling, I can remember the various stages I had to endure of my younger siblings while they developed. Though they were the catalyst, I was often in trouble for how I responded to their tantrums or behaviors. My mother expected me to be guide, a role model. Children have not been here...

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