BE YOURSELF

While growing up, that was a lesson my parents preached to me every day…Just be yourself! As Haitian immigrants when they came to the US, our family practiced and celebrated certain cultural events, spoke a different language, listened and danced to Haitian, Caribbean and Latin music at home and ate food/meals that were different from Read More…


Dream With Ambition

Never give up hope… All the girls around the world now know that they can break glass ceilings, achieve what looks like to be the impossible. All the mothers now know that like Shyamala Gopalan Harris, that if we believe in our girls and deeply in the ideals of what America stands for, a moment Read More…


Working To Live

Growing up, I remember my father who is an OBGYN working a lot. I knew he wanted to provide a good life for his family and offer his children opportunities he didn’t have during his childhood and adulthood. He really loved working and teaching at the hospital and at clinic and spent countless hours being Read More…


Confidence

Witnessing Zozibini Tunz from South Africa become Miss Universe a few days ago and watching the clips from the pageant since her accomplishment has sparked a conversation in my family on a topic that many parents have with their children.  My daughter marveled at the way Ms. Universe carried herself and articulated her answers. She Read More…


Fighting Obesity By Staying Active

The month of February was all about emphasizing the importance of heart health, preventing heart disease and maintaining good lifestyle factors. Physical activity for both kids and adults is very important and has many benefits – one of which is preventing obesity. Here is more information about this important topic along with some tips on Read More…


Wonder Woman

When I was a child, I watched Linda Carter on TV transform into Wonder Woman. I was mesmerized by her long, dark hair, her gold belt, lasso, and fabulous outfit.  As a young impressionable girl, I found an inspiring heroine who was strong and fierce and could save the world. The Everyday Wonder Woman I Read More…