Is there a balance between being an entrepreneur and being a parent? Nicole Walters is an entrepreneur who adopted three kids, the eldest of who just started college. After dropping her off and getting her all settled in, her freshman student decided to have a ball! She went silent on the homefront.
Not hearing from her for 2 days, her mom and dad decided to shower her with love on the second day on campus. Check it out on Facebook.
Was Nicole being too strict? Do you think kids should be allowed to make their own mistakes? If so, at what cost? If not, why not?
Stephen was blindsided. He lost his job. Had nothing to do with him. His employer decided to cut staff. Despite having a wife and two children to care for, he was sent home without notice to face his mortgage, bills, and cover life’s basic needs.
Maria left high school, got her first job and now after 3 years feels lost as she sets her eye on the supervisor position that just opened up. She asked herself should she apply? Would she qualify? Faced with the daunting fact that she has no certification or formal education, she felt depressed. She had delayed formal training after high school to make ’em dollars. Now what?
Lidia and Bill became engaged 2 years ago and want to take the next step to get married but feel scared to make the decision. Questions bothered them. Will they be able to afford a house? Should they have children? Will they end up divorced after a few years like their friends Rory and Aley?
Life can seem like an Arid desert at times.The scenarios shared are common throughout life as individuals make decisions associated with periods of transition.But many are the successful people before us who have been there, faced decisions, in some cases failed initially but eventually succeeded. Think of J.K. Rowling, Walt Disney, Dr. Seuss and countless others.
Today if you are facing a life decision, cast your worries and fears aside. Get help if needed. Know that being anxious is normal and actually help to propel us to the next step. Even when you’re afraid move forward, take the step, keep going and you too will achieve your dreams, goals and aspirations.
Successful Millennials led by Gina Hargitay, Miss Jamaica World 2013, Dr. Claire Nelson ICS, with Dr. Shelly Cameron, and Roxanne Valies, Candidate for State Representative, District 95, at The interamerican Development Bank (IDB), Washington DC