Entries by tracyadmin

Fatherhood Today

    It's no secret that fatherhood has changed significantly from the days of our grandparents. A recent survey conducted by Pew Research revealed that fathers today spend more time per week on childcare than in previous generations.  In 2016, fathers reported spending an average of eight hours a week on child care – about […]

Boss Moms: Finding Wisdom & Wellness in A Pandemic

In this episode, I sat down with two phenomenal women entrepreneurs to talk about how they navigated their businesses and families in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.  We also talked about the impact of recent social unrest fueled by centuries-long racial injustice in our nation.  (Original Air Date:  Friday, January 8, 2021) Guests: Kiya […]

Conquering College: Getting In and Staying In

This was a great discussion.  Today's guests shared a wealth of wisdom for college students navigating the challenges of campus life and the rigors of higher learning.  Whether your student's a high schooler gearing up for the application process or has already landed on campus, you don't want to miss this! (Original Air Date:  October […]

Webinar – A Guide to Setting Pre-Teens Up for Success – Sept. 17, 2020

The Tutoring Club of McLean is hosting the upcoming webinar, Study Secrets:  A Guide to Setting Children Up for Success.  I, along with other panelists, will share homework and study tips for parents of middle schoolers.  Join us on September 17 at 7 PM EST. Sign up here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/9615985882699/WN_GcProVd1RfeTh44IV5bAMA.

August 2020 Community Visionary – She Unparalleled

I felt tremendously honored to be named Community Visionary for August 2020 by She Unparalleled (See story here:https://www.she-unparalleled.com/community-visionaries).  Rooted in faith, She Unparalleled is committed to providing a support system for women on their multifaceted journey through life.  Launched in 2020, the organization's visionary founders, Leia Towe and Nicole Woody are already making a positive […]

Want to End White Privilege? We Need All Hands on Deck

******As previously published at Medium.com, July 30, 2020***** Ok. I have to admit I live in a bubble. In the midst of the double-pronged reckoning facing the U.S. in the form of the COVID-19 pandemic and the resurgent fight for racial justice, my area is generally not seeing meltdowns over mask mandates or federal officers storming […]

Speak Black Woman Showcase

I am so excited to be part of the Speak Black Woman Showcase.  Catch us on July 22 from 4  to 7 PM EST.  This will be an invigorating event featuring  Black women entrepreneurs sharing how they serve.  You don't want to miss the gems that will be dropped by these dynamic speakers.  If you […]

Mom IS Home: An Amazing Story of Resilience and Victory

In this episode, I spoke with Dr. LaTarsha Holden, 2020 National Mother of the Year®.  She is the mother of 6 and has overcome tremendous obstacles, including homelessness.   Today, she is highly regarded as a speaker and a 12-time author.  Above all, she is a champion for her community, including the homeless.  Her life story […]

Black Speakers Network – Speaker Spotlight Series – July 1, 2020

I am so excited to be featured in the Black Speakers Network (BSN) Spotlight on Wednesday, July 1 at 3 PM EST. I’ll be sharing three essential keys to being present in your child’s life, even while building your business! After this powerful presentation, you will know how to be attuned to your child. Eliminate […]

A Conversation on Race

Amid the uproar felt across the nation following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, I sat down with Karen Fleshman of Racy Conversations.  The discussion spanned our nation's painful history, persistent yet unaddressed injustices toward Black Americans, and what needs to be done to heal the unleashed anguish and outrage we see today.  (Original […]