The Truth About Classroom Behavior Charts


It’s no secret that providing kids with an incentive is an effective way to get them to behave and complete tasks in our household. The same system rings true in many classrooms. Teachers may also get positive results with classroom behavior charts. However, according to a Washington Post article, rewarding a child may only work…

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Roasted Spaghetti Squash Recipe


Roasted spaghetti squash has become one of my favorite healthy meals to prepare. It’s similar to pasta spaghetti, and it’s good for you too. My kids are obsessed with eating whole grain pasta. Most days we have to bribe them to eat rice or some other kind of side dish. But, sometimes I substitute pasta…

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What Would You Do If Teachers Throw Away Student Lunches?


What would you do if the teacher threw away your child’s lunch? That’s exactly what happened in Durham, Ontario. According to published reports, schools often throw away “unhealthy” lunches. The Star reported that the Durham School District’s new healthy eating initiative has parents infuriated after teachers and officials have refused to let students eat specific parts of…

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7 Ways to Wear an Infinity Scarf


One of my daughter’s favorite accessories for fall is the infinity scarf. It keeps her warm on chilly mornings and it also adds flare to any outfit. She came up with seven ways to rock an infinity scarf. 7 Ways to Wear an Infinity Scarf Basic Tie Loop Place the infinity scarf behind the head…

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Jamaican Rice and Peas Recipe


Jamaican rice and peas is a staple in any Jamaican household. My mom often made it every Sunday with curry chicken, oxtail, curry goat, escovitch fish or some other kind of meat. But I have to admit, Jamaican rice and peas wasn’t my favorite dish growing up. I didn’t like peas, so I’d pick out every single…

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Cornrow Braid Video Tutorial for Beginners


Now that summer is over and school is in session, cornrows are usually our go-to-hairstyles. Because as temperatures get cooler, and the air gets drier, braids are great for retaining moisture. Plus, adding a cornrow gives any hairstyle flare. Some people think it’s hard to do. But, cornrows are easy to do once you get the…

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Ancestry DNA Test Surprising Results!


I’ve always been curious about the makeup of my ancestry. I do know that many of my forefathers are from Africa and the Caribbean. But, I’ve wondered if there were any other regions that made up my genealogy. With the help of, my husband and I set out to find out more about our…

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