CHICKS AND BUNNIES

What to do for  Easter preparations?    Chocolate candy shaped like a bunny rabbit doesn’t have to be in the Easter basket.    Those brightly colored jelly beans could also be left on the supermarket shelf. When there’s a buck to be made and they’re bucks to be spent, who’s…

BAD PARENTS DON’T CELEBRATE

Dr. Mae C. Jemison, first African American woman in space   I forgot to remind my kids in February that it was Black History Month. They didn’t even go to the parades held in their different communities. They are all adults.  Did I do something wrong in their early years?…

WHERE MY MONEY?

“Who took my money that I left on the kitchen table?” Nobody wants to answer but somebody knows the truth about the small theft of the one five-dollar bill that was left with a couple of ones to accompany it. “Eight bucks is missing and ain’t nobody leavin’ this house…

How many times do I have to tell you?

“How many times do I have to tell you?” asks just about every parent. Sometimes the answer is silence.  This means, when interpreted by those who’ve established a system of respect in the household, the kids know you’re on your last nerve and their best bet is to keep their…