Drop It! Your Kids Counted Every Piece of Their Halloween Candy

DROP IT, Your Kids Counted Every Piece via @MissLori

It’s the first of November. Yeah, it always sneaks up on me too. I blame Halloween. I get so caught up in the hoopla that I forget it is actually the end of the month. The curtain falling on All Hallow’s Eve puts us in the last inning of the year, so November 1st is often very sobering, not to mention a serious come down from an epic sugar high. Oh, but once you get that taste it’s so hard to stop. No, I’m not talking about your kids’, I am talking about you; Parents, aka Candy Snatchers. [Read more…]

Childhood Photo Privacy Rights; Digital Respect Starts at Home

Hey Parents Digital Respect Begins At Home @MissLori

Your children have rights. They have a right to be sheltered, to be fed, to be educated. And they have a right to protect their own image in life and online. [Read more…]

I’m Judging You by Luvvie Ajayi and the Art of the Side Eye

Miss Lori joins the Luv Nation ! #ImJudgingYou

Today the revolution will be tweeted, posted, grammed, re-grammed, meme’d, snap chatted, and most importantly, JUDGED. For today is D day! It’s the Drop day for the much anticipated freshman book from the high priestess of the side eye, Luvvie Ajayi, aka AWESOMELY Luvvie. “I’m Judging You, The Do Better Manual”. [Read more…]

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…]

Are Parents Nurturing or Spoiling Kids; a Happiness Dilemma

Nurturing or Spoiling, A Parenting Dilemma #MLTVkids

When my good friend Kelly Wallace, the amazingly talented editor of CNN.com/Living asked me to contribute to her recent article about parenting I was, as always, happy to oblige. I have contributed to a number of her articles these last few years because Kelly believes as I do that parenting is a team sport. [Read more…]