A few weeks ago, my four-year-old son, Mickey, saw a scene depicting a vending machine on some random cartoon show. He had somehow never seen a vending machine before, so I did my best to explain how they work....
People often say that parenting is a50/50 thing … a shared task … an equal responsibility. However, I think that’s complete malarky. And, as a matter of fact, I think it complicates parenting even more if it isn’t clear...
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Parenting A Parent

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For the last few months, I have taken a step back from writing. 2020 threw all of the life-changing events our way, right? Last June, my mom suffered a pretty severe stroke. She was in this comatose state for...
Father’s Day for some is running to the store to get dad his favorites. But for me, it’s waiting by the phone for a call. See my father has been in prison for 18 years, and although not ideal, I'm...
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The Art of List-Making

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The world provides us with endless beautiful musings about the morals, traits, and characteristics we pass along to our children. We want to make them good humans with big hearts, a sense of empathy, and a desire to be...
A strange realization hit me the other day: I'm going to miss this. As tired and frustrated as I am with all the little unexpected things parenting entails, I finally understand why those kind people on the other side always...
When I was single, I could not wait to have my own home so that I could decorate it and fill it with things that made me feel like myself. You know the feeling - the one where you...
Now that we have a better idea of what depression and anxiety are, the next question is, “What do we do next?” If you decided to see a therapist, the first thing we would do is complete some type...
My name is Margo Bradley and I’m the owner of the FIT4MOM Memphis. I’m a certified personal trainer, a group fitness instructor, and a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) in the State of Tennessee. I’ve been practicing social work...
Stress. As parents we seem to automatically have buckets of it, because there are so may moving parts in our lives. Then along came 2020 and we apparently had no idea what it really was. Or how to manage...

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Race for Reconciliation :: Our October Nonprofit of the Month {2021}

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With a mission to be one of the most positive and unifying voices on racial reconciliation in the country, Race for Reconciliation (R4R) is...