Do you believe in WINTER BLUES? I don’t think it is a secret that winters, especially in naturally colder climates are brutal on mental and emotional health. Here in Michigan, winters are so unpredictable. Like our “first snow” on December 1st (seen below) that was a fun and light snow.
Shocked! That is the word to describe how I felt after reading a research statistic that showed approximately 70% of families lose their wealth in the second generation while 90% lose it in the third generation. Now for me – as a Black father who did not necessarily inherit generational
Winters for our family have always been difficult. The extreme, cold weather here in Michigan mixed with the shorter days is honestly brutal. Now to add to the dreadful season, a global pandemic, yikes. Is it spring yet? But kids (like my daughter) don’t care or fully understand any of
Sponsored by The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Now I must admit that when I first saw videos of people around the world wearing masks — I was nervous. I could remember as a kid seeing people on public transportation wearing masks and literally thought they were out
Everything is on the fringe of the coronavirus right now. From where we eat (home) to where we work (home) and where we spend all of our time (home), it is all dictated by the pandemic. Thankfully, my family has found some unique ways to bond and maintain a sense
#KeepGrowing Did you know that gardens are essential to life? Early generations of people were able to create habitation once they learned to plant their food gather than moving from area to area gathering what they could find to eat. Gardening gives more control over your life. Last year in
#DetroitVibes Traveling to the gem of the Detroit River, Belle Isle, situated in northeast Detroit. A full day escape of the busyness of the city life. Belle Isle is by far one of our favorite places to visit year-round in Detroit. Belle Isle has a host of great things to
Everyone should know that their life matters, especially our children. Thank you Martin Luther King High School in Detroit, Michigan for the reminder. Though the world stops to celebrate Black History during the month of February, it was a gentle reminder of the importance to recognize black history year-round. For