Success Caribbean Style: Overcoming Odds

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I enjoy connecting with different people online, especially bloggers and entrepreneurs who share similar backgrounds. I recently met fellow Jamaican, Kingsley Grant, a man who wears many different hats. One of his most recognized roles is host of Success Caribbean Style. About Kingsley Grant Grant empowers people to live their best life, regardless of their past or…

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American Girl Place Birthday Celebration

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American Girl Place is the go to store for just about every occasion for little girls. Whether celebrating a holiday or birthday, your little one has so many options. American Girl Place Birthday Celebration Our daughter said she wanted to go there for her special day, which turned out to be a day long event. Despite…

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Why Does “Mixed Hair Care” Offend Some People?

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The terms “mixed hair care” and “biracial hair care” appears to offend some people. I’m a mom of two multiracial children, and often share mixed hair care tips. In fact, the subject matter is an ongoing theme throughout my blog. As you probably know, my daughter previously grappled with accepting her mixed hair. That struggle inspired our Curly…

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8 Easy Ways to Prepare for Back to School

8 Easy Ways to Prepare for Back to School

School is just around the corner! Whether you’re homeschooling or sending your kids off to school, there’s a lot of preparation that you’ll need to do in order to have a seamless transition. 8 easy ways to prepare for back to school Review homework It actually sounds a bit odd, but some schools assign homework over the…

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2 Important Lessons My Kids Taught Me

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As parents, it’s our job to teach our kids important lessons in life. But we can also stand to learn a thing or two from them. 2 Important Lessons I Learned From My Kids   How to be patient I used to hear moms and dads say that becoming a parent taught them about patience. It’s not…

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How to Handle Your Practical Jokester Toddler

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It’s interesting to see how a child’s personality develops. I new early on that our now 3-year-old son was a practical jokester the moment we took him home from the hospital. Let’s just say he had a habit of dropping bombs every where. Some would think he had no idea what he was doing. But, I…

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4 Tips for Planning a Trip to Lancaster, PA

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Every year my husband and I plan a family vacation. Last year we visited Hershey, PA. We loved Pennsylvania so much that we decided to head to Lancaster, PA this summer. But, planning a family trip also has its challenges. Let’s just say when you have a toddler and a first grader who are interested in different…

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3 Reasons to Take Kids to White Post Farms

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When I was a child living in Jamaica, having goats and other farm animals were the norm. But, I can’t exactly raise farm animals in my suburban New York neighborhood. So each year we visit White Post Farms in Melville, Long Island to give the kids a little taste of  what it was like back home.   3…

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