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Raising your multicultural child

| January 4, 2013 | 5 Comments

Immigrants have come to the US or other countries from their country of origin. Most of them as adults with their cultures already embedded in them. I came to the United States 13 years ago, as an adult. I am a Nigerian, though now a US citizen. All I knew when I arrived was the […]

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How A Case of Mommy Brain Helps You Forget all About 2012

My name is Ama and I have Mommy Brain. Mommy Brain.  Loosely defined, it is a mysterious medical condition where a human postpartum female’s mind is so overwhelmed with care giving tasks that she develops a pervasive, persistent personality change, often affecting her ability to function properly within society. I wept like a baby, dear […]

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My Visitor’s Visa Expires Soon: I’m not Ready to Return Home. What are My Options?

| May 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

Speaking with several people I come in contact with, several of them admit they were or are unaware that they have the option of extending their stay in the United States. The Law Africans who arrive in the United States on a visitor’s visa, either as a student, foreign worker or for simple pleasure, must be […]

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Illusions: A Short Story

| March 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

Mandy sat up in bed. She had been awake for quite some time watching the invisible demons dancing on her bedroom ceiling. Now, as she finally roused herself and sat up in the bed watching the sun’s rays dance across the bare, hairy chest of the man who had shared her bed last night, she […]

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Life Is Someway!

| March 6, 2012 | 1 Comment

He left me for another woman, then he married her. He thought he had been smart only to find out three months after his marriage to the other woman that she was incapable of having babies because of an abortion she had during high school. Now he says he wants me back and is promising me marriage. […]

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I Didn’t Have to Sleep My Way to the Top!

| January 11, 2012 | 8 Comments

It is with dignity, thanks, honor and pride that I sit here looking out of the high rise window of my corner office on the 11th floor of one of the tallest buildings in New York City. As I look down at the hustle and bustle going on in the city down below me, I am […]

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