All Should Have an Open Mind About Others

As you meet and get to know others, do you find yourself making prejudgments or assumptions about them?  Or are you more open-minded and accept the person as is?  Every person is different.  Even twins in a family are said to be distinctively different.  Having two sons who were 2.5 years apart in age and … Read more

FATHER: HIS IMPACT & INFLUENCE ON HIS CHILDREN & THEIR LIVES

What is a definition of a “father”? One is “Fathers, like mothers, are pillars in the development of a child’s emotional well-being. Children look to their fathers to lay down the rules and enforce them. They also look to their fathers to provide a feeling of security, both physical and emotional.”  “Children want to make their fathers proud, and … Read more

Abilities You Have to Help Others

During my term as President of the (NAWBO) National Association of Women Business Owners – Charlotte (2006-2007), I was pleasantly surprised by a request from the Charlotte International House.  Previously, I had met the manager of this establishment (at that time) and agreed to be of assistance with an international businessman, who had a business … Read more

How Is Charlotte Affected by the Coronavirus Compared to Other Cities

Charlotte, North Carolina has been a growing and thriving community for many decades. It is an attractive city that sits in the center of the southern border of North Carolina, just above the South Carolina border. With an international airport, and being located about a 3-hour drive from the coast, this offers two benefits: 1) … Read more

Ideas for Working Parents Dealing with Home Schooling

                                                                                                                    POOR TEACHING EXAMPLES Teaching is not as easy as many may think, especially if the students are your own children. Many students are not comfortable for their parents to take the role of their teachers, just as many parents find teaching their children to be very stressful. Keep in mind that the parents are … Read more

Be Sensitive of Employees’ Emotions re: Re-Opening

After multiple weeks of working and staying at home, people have had to consciously develop a new routine and mindset in their new environment, trying to adapt and adjust themselves and family members in order to get as much of their work done as possible with positive results.  Many people have been fighting with depression … Read more

Are You Responsible for Your Future and How Do You Begin?

Look in the mirror and carefully study the face you see.  Keep looking and ask what kind of person do you see?  Is the image of someone you believe appears sincere, honest, credible?  What could you see that person doing in life?  Do they appear patient, understanding, or more aggressive, preferring a more challenging life?  … Read more

Mothers, The Inspiration and Foundation for our Future Generations

You may be seeing a lot of reminders of Mother’s Day, but I truly believe it is deserving of the emphasis.  Not to knock Dad’s — they are special, too.  I used to take the exemplary image and expectations of mothers for granted.  I know that I had a hard-working and caring mother, but I … Read more

Considerations About Whether to Re-Open Businesses in the Charlotte Metro

There are a mixture of thoughts and opinions about whether to re-open businesses now or when.  COVID-19 is still infecting more people in the Charlotte Area and beyond.  The status of COVID-19 does vary from one area, county, region, state, etc.  Some rural areas have been able to keep the virus out totally, but not … Read more

Now is the time for New Beginnings

With Spring comes lots of reminders of this being the time of year for a “fresh start and new beginnings.”  As the chill of winter diminishes, trees burst full of leaves and flowers pop open everywhere.  Baby chicks and rabbits also begin appearing across the landscapes.  All of these are signs of HOPE.  And this … Read more