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What Students Will Learn At A Ballet Dance School (Hint, It’s Not Just Dancing)

By Chris A. Harmen Many parents sign their children up for dancing lessons so that they can understand different dancing steps, but also so they can have fun and stay active at the same time. However, there are a lot of other things students will gain knowledge of when they sign up with a ballet … Continue reading

The Right Way to Make Yourself Look Smarter

For some reason, young women like to seem as though they are ditzy and not as smart as they truly are; however, little do they know many people are turned off by this. Young women should make themselves seem as smart as they are, or even better, smarter than they truly are! Why should you … Continue reading

A Black Nerd Queen Call to Arms

It infuriates me to not see that the likes of me, my daughters and other Black Nerd Queens represented in the media. With the exception of Issa Rae, Dee Rees and the High Priestess of Nerdom, Ava Duvernay finding images that reflect our lives is like finding a needle in a haystack. What’s typically shown … Continue reading

What If Parents Lived by Kid Rules

Kids and rules. You know how it goes. “No.” “You know better than that!” “Stop that right now!” Kids have it so good, right? I know…when you read the above admonishments you thought I meant how kids hear every day that, no…they can’t have ice cream for dessert; that they know better than to try … Continue reading

Why I Love Music From the 20th Century

You’d think most children today love to listen to current music. But this girl not so much. A lot of the music from this century I do love but I love the music from the last century so much more. I’m going to tell you how I started to love it and the artists I … Continue reading