Entries by Summer Owens

March 20th…Coming Full Circle.

When I walked into that library, the room filled with girls who looked like I did in 1995, I felt at home. And I had no idea what new memory would be created and associated with my return visit to Jackson Central-Merry High School where I graduated #8 in my class and mother to two-year old […]

S.O. What! to Education?

I just got off the phone with a friend whose son is constantly skipping school. He’s a senior, in high school, once was in honors classes and now just doesn’t seem to care about his education or his future. Is he unique? Unfortunately, not at all. Sadly, so many of our youth today are not […]

Forget About a Resolution. Just Make Progress.

January is coming to a close, and many of us have already given up on our New Year’s resolutions.  In the past, I’ve mentioned some “resolutions”, but this year I didn’t even consider it. I just know that I’m going to always take steps towards progress and setting myself up to be better each and […]

Rudolf the S.O. What! Reindeer

It’s hard to believe that Christmas is right around the corner. I remember the anxious feelings I had as a child watching under the bedroom door of the room that my sister and I shared. Our mom and my stepdad would make us go to bed then pull out our gifts from their hiding places. […]

Beauty to Ashes with Kelley Alsobrook

About a month ago, I had the honor and pleasure of doing an interview with an incredible S.O. What! woman. I really appreciate her for allowing me to share my story with her listeners. Check out what we both had to say. http://www.blogtalkradio.com/ashes2beauty/2014/09/20/a-beautiful-you–summer-owens

S.O. What! Shout Out to Dads

In this past week, I came across two videos that made me smile…honestly, they almost made me cry. We hear so often about all the men in the world who do not care for their children and the countless single mothers who struggle to raise their children alone. I am one of them.  Over the […]