Please help Ani’s Parents…

Ani was tragically taken from her parents this week, on March 26th,2015, in a horrific traffic accident involving a public RIPTA bus in Providence, RI. She was only 9 years old. Friends, family, and those who may not know them personally but care about their loss, have sponsored a FundMe page in the hopes of helping…

A very special athlete

The fact that a school board meeting was needed on this issue is insane. The complaining parent and school officials should be ashamed of themselves for teaching that form of ignorance to children. This child is not the problem. In my opinion, it is people like this that are. smh…so sad. View here:  A very special Athlete

Dancing to Success

This video from the http://blog.theautismsite.com/ is extremely encouraging. My son is not yet in highschool, but to see a child on the spectrum operate with such great independence and self-expression is really encouraging to see. Autism is a spectrum and each child’s interests and overall abilities vary from Aspergers syndrome all the way to Severe and Profound…

Chronicles of Nonia : Padded Spanking.

Some things are just inevitable. The need for God, the need to eat, the need to sleep, the need for intimacy, and the need to learn to respect your elders. Sure. This new generation chooses adult/child conversations, redirection with object option transfer instead of spanking and punishment (preferred activities removed). Yes, that is all well…

Why The Fight Against Greener Vaccines?

I believe in vaccines. Let me say that first and foremost. For years, vaccines have helped us as a country avoid horrific,debilitating illness. However, for the life of me, I do not understand the attack on parents wanting more information on what is in them and the tests and studies done to prove their safety. I…

A dream deferred? No way! A Dream Fulfilled…

One of my favorite authors, Langston Hughes, once wrote a poem about a dream deferred. It was basically a hypothetical question that challenges us to think about what happens to a person’s inner soul when they are tricked into suppressing their life dream. Of course, his writings were in relation to the race struggles of…

The Chronicles of Nonia: The Attack Scarf

  “Come on Noni! Walk faster! We are going to be late!” her sisters chime. Five year old Noni and her two older sisters Beautiful and Gorgeous are walking to school with her like they do every morning. Seeing an upcoming puddle of water on the ground, her sisters both grab her by each arm…