Thankful for “The Talk”


  In celebration of Thanksgiving, I am thankful for the opportunity to have “the talk” with teens and empower them to make wise decisions. I am also thankful that I am equipped to help them reach their full potential, honor God with their temple, and enjoy their youth

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Restore Your Hope


In this blog, I take a brief moment away  from teen pregnancy prevention. I endeavor to reach those who feel like they are just merely existing. Those who feel like there will never be brighter days. In this piece, I share that as long as you have

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Accept the Challenge

Think. Plan. Act.

The surge of recent “challenges” has me feeling some type of way. These challenges have been on my mind for months and I wanted to write about it. But, then the ice challenge surfaced and celebrities, parents, teachers, officers, clergy members, and the President of the United

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Parents Are Part of the Solution

Father and Son

There has been a lot of media focus on teen pregnancy in the past five years. Television shows such as 16 and Pregnant and Teen Mom are some reasons for this attention. Prior to this it appears that teen pregnancy has been a silent issue in homes

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Love Yourself First


I was that little, dark-skinned girl that everyone picked on. I was that tomb boy that played football during recess. I was that girl who skipped school. I was that student who was retained twice. And yes, I was the low self-esteem girl who felt sex was

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