Gel Nail Polish

For the past few years, I had been putting gel powder or once or twice acrylic powder on my nails.  Well father time is now making me feel the effect of it.  The nails are all so pretty and perfect but the long-term effect on the nails is not that pretty.  My natural nails have grown brittle and break so easily.  I hate the feeling of not having something on my nails now, but I didn’t want to put no…

No Ice-Cream Party!

So my son has (well had) an ice-cream party to go to for his after-school program.  The whole week that is all I am hearing and reminding me of turning in the money.  So last night we had a meeting for Mackie's program, and as soon as I pick them up first question out of my mouth is do you guys have homework.  He was the first to say yes and it has already been completed.  Of course, I had…

September is Sickle Cell Awareness Month

Sickle cell disease is an inherited disorder that affects red blood cells.  It affects more than 72,000 Americans, primarily those of African heritage, but also those of Arabian, Asian, Caribbean, Indian, Mediterranean, and South and Central American ancestry.  The disease is a lifelong condition that may result in serious health problems. Complications can include painful episodes (crises), anemia (low hemoglobin), organ damage, infections, lung problems, leg ulcers, bone damage and strokes. Here are some first hand experiences of someone close to my…

Learning Tips and Activities for kids

Lately, I find that parents need to be involved in their children’s education a lot more than when I was growing up.  In Florida, for sure I can say that they stress FCAT (Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test) on these kids so much that in my opinion, they do not teach the kids the fundamentals or the basic things no more and just teach them how to pass the FCAT…but this would be another post if I start on it eh… So…