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Remembering September 11 With The Kids

It’s hard to believe the Anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terror attack is upon us. This event changed our Nation and our World in many ways. It gave new meaning to the term 9-11. Please take a moment to remember the 2996 innocent people who lost their lives: parents, husbands, wives, children, grandchildren & […]

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Great Summer Read

Wonder is the debut novel written by mom of 2, R.J. Palacio. It came highly recommended by a few friends. I’ve been trying to excite Mo about reading for quite some time.  I figured reading this together would be a great way to get some QT in and share my love of words with him. […]

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FREE LACMA MEMBERSHIP

When I think of museums I visualize snooty old people drinking Evian with their pinky out wearing Derby hats. Clearly I was traumatized as a child. After living in LA for 14 years I finally was dragged by a friend decided to step out of my comfort zone and venture somewhere new with B. I […]

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How To Enjoy Twitter

Social media is taking over. Tv, movies, brands and celebrities are all turning to social media for promo and entertainment. If you haven’t been bitten by the Twitter bug, it’s not too late. Recently we’ve seen major news stories and current events break on Twitter before it hits the media airwaves. Anytime I feel an […]

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Back to School Mom

Just call me Thornton Mellon. After 15 years I’ve gone back to school. WOW!  Things sure have changed. One of the hardest adaptations for me: ONLINE TEXTBOOKS.  Bleh. When I graduated undergrad pretty much the only people who had a laptop were the same ones who had a private plane. I never would have thought […]

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Homeless GA Teen Graduates Valedictorian

Chelesa Fearce. Remember that name. She will make an incredible impact on society one day. Chelesa a senior at Charles Drew High School in Clayton County, Georgia will graduate Valedictorian of her senior class. A wonderful feat in itself, however Chelesa spent most of her high school years homeless, living in shelters and her mother’s car […]

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50 Most Powerful Moms of 2013

As a mom and MBA student, Working Mother’s list of the 50 Most Powerful Moms of 2013 caught my eye. I was even more excited when I saw my imaginary BFF, Mariah Carey made the top 10. Way to go Bestie!!! Fellow Hollywood mommies, Beyonce’ and Giselle made the Top 10 as well. Working Mother […]

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Friend Of The Week

B’s preschool does something called Friend of the Week. Each week a different classmate has a turn being the Friend of the Week (FOW). It’s such a great experience for the children. Even though they enjoy being in the spotlight they also learn confidence and assertiveness. It’s amazing how much growth can develop from a […]

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Spring Break At The Fairmont Kea Lani

I’ve never taken the boys away for a Spring Break trip. So, for our first rendezvous it was a unanimous vote to head to the beautiful beaches of Maui. (Thanks to a Scooby Doo Wiki Tiki episode Bronson was all in!) I couldn’t wait to get to the Fairmont Kea Lani for the festivities. Having […]

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MBA…Here I Come

Six days before my 39th birthday I got some great news…I’m accepted into the Flores MBA Program at LSU. As I sat on the floor watching Scooby Doo with Bronson I tearfully read my acceptance letter. It was definitely a surreal moment. After all, getting my MBA has been a thought long before Mo and […]

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