Healing My Family With Cultural Awareness

Healing My Kids At Home via @MissLori

My kids and I ran away last Summer. We were drowning in hardship and trauma. We had been treading water for over 5 years wrestling against proverbial rapids that included foreclosure, emotional abuse, divorce, education harassment, chronic illness, debt default, missing child support. We were one giant ‘Oprah Show’ of stressors, spending more time below the water line than above. And when we did’t think we could take one more thing my son was diagnosed with cancer. [Read more…]

HOPE is Alive For Mortgage Relief and Homeownership Preservation

Homeownership Preservation #MHAchat #MLTVtips

June is Homeownership Preservation month. That’s why earlier this week experts from the U.S. Department of Treasury Homeownership Preservation Office, HUD, and NeighborWorks America went on Twitter to answer questions about homeownership retention, mortgage relief and foreclosures. [Read more…]

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…]

9 Parent Teacher Conference Must Haves To Advocate For Your Child

Parents Prepare To Advocate For Your Child #MissLoriConcert

This 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…]

Breaking Down Walls With The Women’s Health Awareness Council

The Women's Health Awareness Council

Making my health a priority has been my focus this year ever since getting my health insurance reinstated. I waited a long time. [Read more…]