Trauma ran away with my childhood: Losing my father to violence forced me to grow up fast

Trauma is normal. So many of us in Baltimore never really get a chance to be young a young Scoot Warren and his father (Photo provided by Scott Warren) By: Scott Warren/ Scott Warren was born and raised in Baltimore city. He is a writer, spoken word poet, actor and rap artist pursuing a degree inContinue reading “Trauma ran away with my childhood: Losing my father to violence forced me to grow up fast”

Ask the Rodfather: Real people DO cry!

STOP CRYING! MAN UP ! DON’T CRY, IT MAKES YOU LOOK WEAK! MEN, DON’T CRY! IF YOU DON’T STOP CRYING, I’M GOING TO GIVE YOU SOMETHING TO CRY ABOUT!  These wise tales, have damaged generations of people, particularly men.  Crying is a very natural emotion that has nothing to do with strength or character.  ForContinue reading “Ask the Rodfather: Real people DO cry!”

Anonymous shopper buys $1M of toys from Toys ‘R’ Us store and donates the toys

  An anonymous person bought $1 million worth of toys at a Raleigh, North Carolina Toys “R” Us last week and reportedly donated them to children. Employees at the store said that they spent all of Friday — the last day the toy store chain was in business — boxing up toys for the anonymousContinue reading “Anonymous shopper buys $1M of toys from Toys ‘R’ Us store and donates the toys”

You Did it!!! But Don’t throw away your signs

For many american’s, the Presidency of Donald Trump has been exasperating.  For many,  their aren’t any penalties for his misdeeds.   The reality he has been checked. There are literally hundreds of cases awaiting a court date. However, Americans saw a rare about face from the President, after recordings and images of small children crying outraged theContinue reading “You Did it!!! But Don’t throw away your signs”

Ahhh Sweetie, what is this ?

We’ve always admired the First Lady’s fashion sense.   This morning she boarded the plane to visit with detained immigrant children in a Texas border town wearing this coat.  She didn’t wear the coat during the visit, however she wore it on her return. There is a lot of speculation of why she wore it.  Handlers saidContinue reading “Ahhh Sweetie, what is this ?”

The president who never backs down finally caves

Intense pressure, including from Republicans, prompted Trump to undo his family separation policy. By Annie Karni and Eliana Johnson/ In the face of protests at airports across the country opposing his restrictive travel ban last year, President Donald Trump defended the executive order as a necessary protection from terrorists. When he was confronted with bipartisanContinue reading “The president who never backs down finally caves”

Daddy left Mommy for Tommy, or what to do when a parent comes out as gay

   Coming out to the kids in the midst of a divorce can make a fraught process even more difficult SUDI “RICK” KARATAs Excerpted from “Rainbow Relatives: Real-World Stories and Advice on How to Talk to Kids about LGBTQ+ Families and Friends” by Sudi (“Rick”) Karatas. Copyright 2018 by Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. Just in timeContinue reading “Daddy left Mommy for Tommy, or what to do when a parent comes out as gay”

5 Ways your Childhood Impacts your Relationship(s)

By: Alysha Jeney\Modern Love Counseling Maybe you know the ways your childhood impacts your relationship(s). Maybe you’ve never thought about it. As an Attachment Based Therapist, I see the impacts of bonds and relationships. From my perspective, strong bonds are what keep us grounded, feeling confident and secure in ourselves and our world around us. IContinue reading “5 Ways your Childhood Impacts your Relationship(s)”

Forgiveness: Impossible?

Photo: Google At fifteen, Alice knew she wanted a different life. Her mother was overbearing and very religious, demanding every one attend church.  Her mothers world revolved around church.  She and her younger sister went to church several times a week.  She couldn’t go to he movies, she wasn’t allowed to listen popular music orContinue reading “Forgiveness: Impossible?”

Do kids have a fundamental sense of fairness?

Experiments show that this quality often emerges by the age of 12 months. This article was originally published by Scientific American. By: Katherine McAuliffe, Peter R Blake, and Felix Warneken SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN Children have a reputation for selfishness. Picture a traditional morning-after-Halloween scene: A child is hunched over a huge mound of collected candy while theirContinue reading “Do kids have a fundamental sense of fairness?”