Youth parenting has always existed; it is not a new phenomenon and it is not going to go away. Young mothers must seize opportunities for self advancement and continue to go after their dreams.
Part 1 of this topic outlines the basics of the Short Story. Part 2 will provide examples and illustrations to clarify terms and definitions used in Part 1.
There is a lesson to be learnt from every experience. Hurricane Maria definitely highlighted some valuable biblical lessons of which certainly, every Dominican, and indeed, everyone should take heed.
Experiencing a major hurricane should be a once in a lifetime experience. You emerge from it wiser and more mature and your perspective on life can never be the same again.
While reunions are occasions for celebration and togetherness by a people, they are also excellent opportunities for initiating development on the national or village/community level.
Attitudes towards older persons have, in recent times, shown notable improvement and this is largely due to the growing consciousness of the rights of older persons in society.
A conducive work environment and good work factors should produce contented workers who are happy to perform to their best potential.
Vagrants or "parros" as they are known locally are posing an increasing threat to the tourism and business sectors in Dominica. A multi-sectorial approach has been recommended to address the problem.
Dominica’s Independence Celebrations spanning a period of about six weeks is one of the grandest such events in the region and perhaps in the world.
It is possible for everyone to achieve success in their given field of endeavor. However, for this to happen, they must first recognize their ambitions, then plan the path or ladder to their success.
Motherhood is definitely a wonderful and enriching experience and you are much better for having gone through it. Some people only really appreciate the beauty of the experience in retrospect.
Therapy can be found in the simplest of things. Flowers are my mother’s therapy; they bring her spiritual healing and contentment. They have enriched her life.
Life is a journey. We must all try to make this journey count for something for we were not brought into this world to be just another statistic, but to impact the lives of others meaningfully.
Today's youth are fully aware of the negativity which surrounds them in society, yet despite society's disapprobation , many continue to fight the good fight to change this negative perception.
Preparing the youth for adult responsibilities and for taking their place as future leaders should not be taken for granted. It is the duty of the older generation to facilitate this preparation.
Adult education offers adult learners the opportunity to experience personal and professional development, to enhance their marketability and to participate meaningfully in all aspects of life.
When we are supportive of each other and sensitive to each other's needs, we contribute to a better and brighter world. “We shall pass this way but once...”
Gender based violence is a severe violation of human rights. It traverses age, class, income and cultural boundaries, invading and compromising the fundamental rights and freedoms of victims.
Group work is a form of collaborative learning which requires members to work closely as a team. Essentially, it is a pooling of knowledge, skills and expertise to produce desired results.
Children must be nurtured into becoming productive world citizens. If, as teachers, we do not possess attributes such as compassion, we do injustice to the children whom we are required to mold.
A good command of language and a good understanding of the elements of the short story are necessary prerequisites to writing the short story. The rest is left to the writer's skill and creativity.
Children are a gift from the Lord, a blessing to parents and society hence, they should be given every opportunity to enjoy that stage of life. Parents must ensure that they are not denied that right.
When describing it is important that you engage the reader fully by making him see, hear, feel, taste and/or smell that which you are describing; you should use language which appeals to the senses.
Being a single mother is no easy task. It takes fortitude, determination a strong self worth and deep faith in God to for a woman to be successful at raising her kids alone.
While parents retain primary responsibility for their children other social partners namely: school, church and government organizations must play a major role in addressing problems related to youth
Ageing can be dignifying and gratifying if you have lived a fulfilling life and are prepared for the ageing process. However, it can be earth shattering when it catches you unprepared.
It is not easy to be a youth leader in today's society as there are many societal pressures which exert strong influences on young people causing them to compromise their values and behave wrongly.
It is important to have a positive attitude in order to enjoy the best of health and to achieve success in life. Often people are kept back from reaching their full potential by their own negativity
We cannot continue to blame the youth for the problems in modern society. “Children learn what they live and they live what they learn” (Dorothy Law Neite), hence adults must model correct behaviors.
Ideally, youth is the best time of life; we have it only once. We should therefore make the best of this stage of life and also assist others in enjoying it to the fullest.
Dialogue can be a very effective tool in story writing; it can be used to break the monotony of continuous narrative and is an important element of characterization and setting.
From a woman’s perspective, I think loving someone can be a beautiful experience and the capacity to love is truly one of life’s richest blessings.
Parents do not help their children by being too permissive; over indulgence on the part of parents hold the danger of creating young persons who are self centered, undisciplined and irresponsible.
One of the first things you acquire as a mother is the capacity to love truly and selflessly. Only as a mother do you discover how easy it is to put someone else before yourself.
Formula For Success: Sound Goals + Education + Training + Certification + Computer Skills + Discipline and Commitment + Positive Attitude + Strong Connection With the Almighty God = Successful Life
This three-part Short Story Tutorial is intended as a simple guide to assist students and teachers in understanding and writing the Short Story. Tutorial 3 provides a practical example.
This three-part Short Story Tutorial is intended as a simple guide to assist students and teachers in understanding and writing the Short Story. Tutorial 2 will focus on the elements of the story.
This three-part Short Story Tutorial is intended as a simple guide to assist students and teachers in understanding and writing the Short Story. Tutorial 1 will discuss the parts of the story.
Change is inevitable; it is an integral aspect of living and should be embraced if there is the possibility that it will provide opportunities which will enhance your quality of life.
I have developed this three-part Poetry Tutorial to assist students and teachers in analyzing poetry. Tutorial 3 will examine sense devices used in poetry.
I have developed this three-part Poetry Tutorial to assist students and teachers in analyzing poetry. Tutorial 2 will examine sound devices used in poetry.
I have developed this three-part Poetry Tutorial to assist students and teachers in analyzing poetry. Tutorial 1 will examine structural devices used in poetry.
Change is an integral aspect of living; we all therefore, change over time. Changes in our life circumstances may trigger different changes in our attitudes which are then manifested in our behavior.
There are many factors which influence student motivation; these include school as well as non school factors. Students bring to the classroom varying types of extrinsic motivation.
A good salary is the No.1 factor in job motivation for generally, people want to work where the pay is best. However, regardless of the circumstances, a good worker always aims to give his/her best
Change is inevitable; it is an integral aspect of living and should not be resisted if there is the possibility that it can bring positive outcomes in one’s life.
Fear is a negative force inside us which keeps us trapped within ourselves. It creates boundaries and limitations in our lives and prevents us from realizing our true potential.
A relationship is meant to be a beautiful and fulfilling experience and no matter the outcome, we are usually richer or stronger for having gone through it. It is not always meant to be permanent.
Discipline is an essential element in raising children successfully; however, it can only be effective if administered correctly. That is; through the correct blend of consistency, fairness and love.
Competition allows students to exploit their real capabilities and maximize their true potential. It is most productive when it occurs among students of similar abilities.
Effective parenting is a skill that is acquired over time. Overprotective parenting can cause conflict between parents and their teens which, if not addressed in time, can have disastrous outcomes.
Streaming refers to the grouping of students by ability. The objective is to allow like students to move ahead at a pace which matches their abilities. I am a strong advocate for streaming.