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What Happened When I Told It

When I started writing my first book, Life After Birth: A Memoir of Survival and Success as a Teenage Mother, I just wanted to tell my story. Mainly, I wanted to encourage every teen mother not to give up herself, not to quit high school and…
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How My Life Became a College Course

When I walked onto the campus of the University of Memphis as a freshman and mother of a two year old in 1997, the last thing I ever imagined was that I would one day be a professor on that same campus. When I chose business as my degree the…

Alicia Keys, Make-up, and Me

"Be yourself. Do what makes you feel good. Stop trying to please every damn body."

You'll be impressed by what a 7th grade boy learned from Life After Birth: A Memoir of Survival and Success as a Teenage Mother

I am always humbled and honored when anyone takes the time to read my book. It is my story of becoming a mother at 15 and living and succeeding at life as a single mother. When adults read it, I appreciate the understanding and hope that they…