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Learn From Your Mistakes

Under no circumstances is it ever easy to admit you have made a mistake. Nonetheless, it is a very important process when children and in some cases when adults are learning, developing and refining themselves.
It is my responsibility to help and teach my children to learn from their mistakes. Now, I will admit my initial reaction is not always the best reaction. This is especially true when situations occur and I have forewarned them of the possible outcome. Once I have calmed down, I then proceed to give them advice that I hope they will remember as they travel along this beautiful journey called life.
There will be times in life when you are going to fail at things. There will be times when you are going to make mistakes. That is okay. Failure is going to happen. Mistakes are going to happen. They are a part of life and should not be feared. There will be times when your failures or mistakes knock you down. That is also okay. Do not allow fear of failing or fear of mistakes caus…

Starting The New School Year

It is hard to believe that it is that time of year again. Where did the time go. It seems like the 2014-2015 school year just ended. Naturally, some of you may be excited for your children to return to school and some are not. Regardless, of which category you fall in we cannot avoid the inevitable. As the first day of school approached, my girls experienced every emotion possible.
They were excited about who their teachers were and if they would have classes with any of their friends. On the other hand, they despised the fact that Summer rapidly coming to an end. I felt the same way. The Summer went by so fast. I am the parent who was not ready for the school year to start. Unfortunately, the 2015-2016 school year has began and we have to get back into the swing of things.

Tereya is a senior in high school and is she is already stressing out. Let me remind you, school has only been in session for three days. The one advantage is she does not have that many classes. However, she is in…