Today, the nation celebrates what would have been Martin Luther King Jr.’s 91st birthday. Sharon Shahid once openly wondered whether his famed essay, Letter from Birmingham Jail, “would have made such a lasting impression or had as powerful an impact if today’s instant communication devices existed, and if someone smuggled… a mobile phone into his cell. What would have happened if he texted the famous letter or used Twitter…?”
Would your child describe you as a 'Drama Mama'? Drama happens when unexpected circumstances hit and we are unprepared to handle them. You and I can learn how to maturely respond – rather than emotionally react – to what life brings so that we can dial down the drama, diffuse it, or eliminate it altogether.
At nineteen, the thought of staying in college while raising a baby frightened the daylights out of me. I had no idea how all the jumbled puzzle pieces of my life could settle into a picture that made any sense