Entries by Carol Muleta

Higher Knowledge: Attending College Debt-Free

Check out my conversation with Adebisi Adebowale, College Coach and Founder of Upliftology. Ms. Adebowale is committed to helping students find the right college that helps them meet their academic and life goals while leveraging scholarships and other resources to avoid taking on the burden of student loans. Her approach has helped many students gain […]

Back-to-School Parent Forum

Parents — as your children head back to school, make sure you are prepared to help them have a successful year. Not only do you want them to earn good grades, you’ll want them to stay on top of their school work to avoid stress, effectively navigate social situations, and respond to bullying, if it happens.  Join […]

Cracking the Code on Child Care

Today, we explored a bold child care solution for working Moms!  I was joined by the dynamic educator, consultant, and author, Susan Tatsui D’Arcy who was also named 2019 California Mother of the Year®.  She describes her approach described in The Millennial’s Guide to Free Child Care in Your Home. It might be just the answer for […]

Winning the College Game

As the college admissions game becomes increasingly competitive, many students wonder just what it takes to make their application stand out from the rest. Many resort to such tactics as loading up their resumes with activities or advanced courses for which they have little to affinity. Some go as far as to misrepresent their abilities […]

Winning Is About More Than The Score

Coming out on top is what we all strive for.  Everybody loves a winner, right?  Well, a winner is defined by more than the score.  Today’s match at the U.S. Open between #1-ranked Naomi Osaka and teen phenom Coco Gauff provided a glowing display of what winning looks like.  At 21 years old, Naomi is still making a name […]

Creating a Legacy of Wealth

This was a great conversation with two BOSS Mompreneurs. They share how they made the transition from successful corporate careers to launching wildly successful enterprises. They are looking forward to the day when their children are established in their own ventures and/or are ready to take the reins of the family business. See how they’re […]

What’s In a Smile?

The other day, I was poring over hundreds of photos with my mother as we placed them in new photo albums. I ran across one of myself while out on a field trip with my sons.  They were 4 ½ to 5 years old, at most.  We were in a Moroccan restaurant and the boys were off with […]

Conquering the Summer Slide: How Reading Can Help

Schools out for summer! Kids (and their parents) need a break. It’s time for road trips, beach vacations, summer camp, and amusement parks. That’s absolutely true. It’s also true that we have to find ways to keep our children’s minds stimulated during the summer to help them retain their academic skills. Otherwise, they may experience […]

Why Can’t Black Kids Act Their Age?

Like many of us, I was very disturbed upon hearing the story of a young Black father that was terrorized after his 4-year old daughter took a doll from the store without paying for it.  In fact, the entire family of four was traumatized during their encounter with police following this incident.  Apparently, the family left the […]

STRESS-FREE SUMMER GUIDE…FOR MOMS!

How to plan ahead for a happy & stress-free summer break Summer’s almost here. The kiddos get a break from the grind of school work and routines.  They get to stay up past bedtime, go to camp, and do fun stuff they like all day.  What does mom get?  More often than not, a new job title – Camp […]