How Will I Raise My Children?

The Cultural Columnist


Three years ago I had been working at a kid’s summer camp as a camp counselor in Parsippany, New Jersey. I was having a bad day.

My boss called me over to his “bench” and asked me what was wrong.

I answered I was sorry for crying but I was having a bad day.

He insisted for me to tell him what was bothering me, in sort of an annoyed tone that indicated he probably didn’t take me seriously.

I didn’t want to tell him for any particular reason except I didn’t like him, and didn’t trust him with my personal problems.

That was confirmed when he said what could possibly be bothering a teenager. He added that I wasn’t a married man with two children and two jobs.

So I told him. My house had gone into foreclosure because my parents were struggling with the mortgage payments. I had…

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AUTHOR, MOTHER, SPEAKER, JOURNALIST, CONSULTANT & MORE! Divorced Mother of three, Detroiter, Sylvia Hubbard, is not only an award winning best selling author of over 28 books, but also founder of one of Michigan's largest interactive literary community, The Motown Writers Network/The Michigan Literary Network.

Posted on December 17, 2012, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Dr. Shefali Tsabary author of the “Conscious Parent”
    has a new book out called “Out of Control”
    How the way we discipline doesn’t work.
    The book will challenge your way of thinking.
    I could send you a Comp hard copy or an E copy of the book

    if you are interested

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