Summer shares how to answer tough questions in the moment.
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How to Answer Tough Questions In the Moment

As a parent, you need to get ready to answer tough questions. Children keep life interesting because you never know what they’ll ask or when they will ask it. You can never truly tell what is going through their minds or what they are feeling.…
Summer shares how starting a new job is an opportunity to shine and create future opportunities.
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A Guide to Starting a New Job

The Memphis Grizzlies hired me for a temporary sales role though I was interested in marketing, I decided there’s a benefit to starting a new job with a goal in mind. My goal was to stay on with the Grizzlies and move to marketing at the end…
Summer shares the tips she used to deal with disappointment.
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How to Deal with Disappointment

lies when they moved to Memphis. Remembering that time now, I can’t believe how sad I was. But the beauty of a better opportunity at the Grizzlies wiped away the disappointment. The job at the Grizzlies was the dream job for a college grad,…
Summer shares time management habits of successful people in this lesson learned.
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Three Time Management Habits of Successful People

Anything is possible. I wasn’t expected to graduate from school or even go to college. Yet because of applying the time management habits of successful people, I graduated from high school and college and college with honours from both institutions.…
Summer shares two tips for new parents in this lesson learned.
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Two Tips for New Parents

My first tip for new parents starts from the moment they are born. The first tip is to cherish each moment with your child. Your child will grow up right before your eyes. It might sound cliché, yet that is the reality you will encounter as…
Summer shares the secret to her success in this lesson learned.
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The Open Secret to My Success

My secret to success is faith guided by works. As a woman of faith, I’ll be the first to admit that God is good. He took care of me and my son through many tough days. Sometimes when I struggled, I questioned what was happening and what I…
Summer shares a lesson learned on how to accept help from others.
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How to Accept Help From Others

I was a full-time student, full-time intern and full-time mother. Clearly, I needed to accept help from others to help me achieve all my goals. I’ll be the first to admit that it took a lot of work on my part to make things work. I was determined…
Summer shares a lesson learned on how to survive college as a young parent.
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4 Tips To Survive College As a Young Parent

As a young parent, you can easily wonder if you will survive college because of the extra responsibilities you have to handle. It may not seem like it but as a parent you have a few advantages. Parents tend to be more focused, determined and…
Summer shares a lesson learned on how to prepare for a new beginning.
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Preparation for a New Beginning

Starting college was an exciting and scary time in my life which marked a new beginning in my life. I would be moving away from the familiar to start the next stage of my life with my son. In fact, I only knew two friends from my high school…