10 Stores Where Kids Get Holiday Cash Selling Old Treasures

10 Stores Where Kids Can get Holiday Cash #MLTVkids

My youngest daughter has been asking me daily, “When are you taking me shopping for Christmas?” Which is code for, “When are you paying for me to buy Christmas presents for everyone?” [Read more...]

Ferguson Injustice Puts Fear In My Heart-Holding My Black Children Close

#Ferguson Injustice - Holding My Black Children Close #MLTVrace

My daughter came to me last night. She was scared. She hadn’t had a nightmare. She hadn’t even been to sleep. It was reality that was troubling her, the reality of the injustice in Ferguson. [Read more...]

9 Parent Teacher Conference Must Haves To Advocate For Your Child

 

9 Must Haves For Parent-Teacher Conference Advocacy #MLTVkids #eduThis week I’m heading to my childs’ school for report card pick up and that education staple, the parent teacher conference. I’m ready for this dance because I have been talking to the teachers, advocating for my child and nipping problems in the bud, all quarter long. If you suspect there is a problem in your childs’ class and you are waiting until the parent teacher conference to address it with the teacher then you are late to the party. [Read more...]

Miss Lori Concerts Will Keep You Singing All Winter

A #MissLoriConcert Busts Winter Blues

The leaves they are a changing, the temperature it is a dropping, but I’m still a singing at my Miss Lori Concerts! I’m happy to announce the first batch of my Fall and Winter events. [Read more...]

Football Took My Birth Father Too Soon It Will Not Take My Son

It takes a family to raise an athlete #SportsparentZ

You probably know I am a Sportsparent to AAU Illinois Wolves and Whitney Young Magnet High School baller Skyler Nash (#SportsparentZ), but do you know about my sports heritage? My father Chuck Holton played for the Harlem Globetrotters, which makes my son’s basketball career very understandable right? However, I was adopted. My birth father, Greg “Grape Juice” Johnson, was a high ranking football player for the University of Wisconsin-Madison and was also drafted by the Miami Dolphins but only played semi pro with the Racine Raiders. I don’t know very much about him, not because I don’t want to but because he died too soon. He died of dementia in March of 2010. [Read more...]