Category Archives: Facing Challenges

Prom Dress

Get the Dress – Without Breaking the Bank

Hey girls, I know that prom is just around the corner, and from what I remember, I was a little stressed out about what hair style I wanted and what dress, shoes, and accessories I was going to wear. I also remember everyone talking about…

Dealing With Your Mom's Boyfriend

Dealing With Your Mom’s Boyfriend

Has your mom ever dated a guy that you despised, or who made you wonder why she was even attracted to him in the first place? Well my mom has. Recently I’ve been thinking about this particular subject, and I think it’s true that a lot of…

Jamaica

Family Values

Have you ever felt as if there’s something missing from your daily life and it’s the only thing that can keep you going no matter what the situation? Well, that’s how I’ve been feeling lately about my family back home in Jamaica. I left Jamaica…

Customer Service

Being a Polite Customer

Have you ever walked into a store and witnessed a customer yelling at a sales clerk? Do you think that yelling does any good? I don’t. I think being nice and calm helps you get a better result. A couple of weeks ago, I went…

Personal Responsibility In Delivering Excellence

Making School a Priority

Being a teen isn’t easy. Balancing school, friends, a social life, and maintaining a good relationship with your family can get hectic. Trust me, I know. High school can be one of the most dramatic chapters of someone’s life. It’s really tough balancing all of…

Kerrin

Being Bi-Racial

I’m half African American and half Caucasian. However, most people assume that I’m of Hispanic or Cape Verdean descent because I’m light-skinned and have curly hair. They misunderstand my appearance. Honestly, I find it ignorant how people can be so narrow-minded. Sometimes I’ll be walking…

Coping with Loss

Like I told you a couple months ago, one of my really good guy friends passed away. This was really hard for me. I had lost other people in the past, but I was too young to be affected by it. So, I didn’t know…