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How to Plan a Mini Vacation

By Tameika Isaac Devine | August 8, 2018
vacationing on the beach

Have you ever been strolling through your feed on social media and see all your friends having fabulous vacations? A week in Jamaica, the Caribbean,…

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Our Trip to Neptune Island

By Tameika Isaac Devine | August 3, 2018

This summer my oldest was accepted into a camp at the South Carolina Governor’s School for Science and Math in Hartsville, South Carolina. Hartsville is…

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Working a Summer Job Prepares Young People for Real Life

By Tameika Isaac Devine | August 1, 2018

Since I was about 13 years old, I always spent my summer breaks “working” for my parents. My parents did not believe in sleeping away…

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My Kids and Pets

By Tameika Isaac Devine | July 25, 2018
Our family pet

Has your child been begging for a pet? Like you, I have children who love dogs. Most of their friends have dogs or cats at…

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3 Things I Learned From My 7 Year Old About Being Your Own Cheerleader

By Tameika Isaac Devine | July 23, 2018

Learning to ride a bike is a lost experience. Today’s young people very rarely go outside and for those who actually would like to play…

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My Husband Is Not a Babysitter. He Is Their Father.

By Tameika Isaac Devine | July 17, 2018

One day my husband and I were discussing our schedules in front of some friends and I mentioned that I had a meeting, so my…

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My Typical Day of Work-life Integration

By Tameika Isaac Devine | July 16, 2018
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You ever wish you had a magical clock that could give you more hours in the day… just on request? I sure do. As a…

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Missing Milestone Events Are Not Mommy Fails

By Tameika Isaac Devine | July 13, 2018

This may be the first time Serena Williams misses an important baby event but it won’t be the last. New mom Serena Williams tweeted recently…

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Raising Your Girls to Be Good Leaders

By Tameika Isaac Devine | June 6, 2018

I was picking up my 12-year-old for school one day and one of her teachers came over to the car to tell me to make…

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