Lady Lennia Courtney Martin on Being Goofy! My computer decided to go belly up. I have had the computer for under a year, but it just won’t cooperate. The back light is on but no picture on the screen. I was in tears. Thank God I kept my old laptop. This weekend was my nephew Cairon's birthday, and he was too cute with his white button-up and yellow vest. He turned three and was proud about … [Read more...] about Lady Lennia Courtney Martin on Being Goofy!
Lady Lennia Courtney on the Importance of Family; the "Nana" blog! The holiday really made the week go by quickly; before you know it, it’ll be the weekend. Yay! I don’t have much going on besides preparing for my kids to leave for the summer. This will be the first time my kids will be going to their Nana Valerie (my mom). They love Nana Valerie as she always bends the rules for them. Nana … [Read more...] about Lady Lennia Courtney Martin on Family
In my previous article, I started listing off some Facebook no-nos. Listed below are more things that are annoying on Facebook that should end as soon as possible: Conversations on Your Status Statuses are meant to make a comment and move on. A comment or two after is fine, but when people are having small talk in a status, it's pretty annoying. Send a message, or use the chat function. Everyone … [Read more...] about Facebook Etiquette Part 2: How Not to Annoy and Offend Others
All through high school, I was told that reaching your goals is all about "who you know and what you know." Because I was raised on the working-hard-to-get-what-you-deserve concept, I never really understood the "who you know" aspect. It was not until I started my job hunt that I finally realized how true this really was. If you can't find someone in the field to get you in, sometimes it doesn't … [Read more...] about Millinial Mindset: Everyone You Meet is a Job Opportunity Waiting to Happen
So, you and your honey have been dating for some time now and might move in together. While this is an exciting chapter in any relationship, it is still a very important decision. One should weigh the pros and cons before making this decision. Here are a few things to consider before moving in with your sweetheart: Pros Cut Costs Moving in together lowers the overall costs of living alone. … [Read more...] about Is It Too Soon to Move In Together?
Learning to forgive is hard, especially when a person has hurt you beyond natural measures. How can you just be OK when someone has taken your trust, your love, your loyalty, your all, and shattered every part of you into a million pieces? How can you forgive after that? How can you forget? Anyone who has been there before can tell you that it's not easy, but I'm here to tell you that it IS … [Read more...] about Let It Go: How to Forgive and Forget
Many individuals are lucky enough to find their soul mates during college, and those who don’t follow closely behind after graduating. But how do you find your soul mate? How do you get the one who is the perfect fit for you? You attract them to you. The Law of Attraction is based on principles and energy of “like attracting like.” There is Law of Attraction for money, for travel, for a dream … [Read more...] about Using the Law of Attraction to Find Your Soul Mate
If you have a loved one in the military who is approaching deployment, sending him or her off to put it all on the line in a foreign country can be extremely difficult to face by yourself. It is especially hard your first time. My boyfriend's year-long deployment was definitely a lot harder than I imagined. So, to help some other people in the same situation, I have compiled a few tips on how to … [Read more...] about Advice from the Homefront: How to Deal With Deployment
As a college senior facing your last year, you might've contemplated deleting a good 1,000 or so friends from Facebook. During those four, five, maybe even six years of undergrad, one will most likely experience lots of drama from lots of people they’d prefer not to bring along into the real world. The next step for most is to ask the question, "How do I free myself from pointless and negative … [Read more...] about Re-examining Negative Relationships
Moving to a new city can be tough. You have to adapt to a new home, job or school, not to mention a whole new environment. On top of all this, you'll want to make new friends. While it's sometimes challenging, there are many ways to meet new people in a new city. meetup.com Meetup.com is specifically designed for making new friends. The best part about it is that you can find groups with similar … [Read more...] about How to Meet People in a New City
There's nothing like the initial bliss felt between lovers in a burgeoning relationship (why else does every chick flick end just as the lovers wind up in each other’s arms?). The high of new love is so potent, so addicting, that both women and men admit to blazing through relationships just to devour this electric drug again and again. But, as time passes and you and your partner come off the … [Read more...] about Come on Baby, Rekindle Our Fire: Tips for Your Committed Relationship