5 Steps To Financial Empowerment

5 Steps To Financial Empowerment

By Amanda Fox Men and women tend to see many things differently. Money is no exception to that rule, which is why women becoming more financially empowered has been one area of personal freedom in which more equity hasn’t been realized. Men tend to use their money to try to create more wealth and take […]

What Do You Do When You Feel Like Giving Up

What Do You Do When You Feel Like Giving Up

By: Sharon Hayes What do you do when you feel like giving up? Do you resign yourself to defeat and slink away or do you dig down and find that extra something that lives inside of all of us and climb back up and take on the world head on? Do you miss opportunities because […]

7 Keys to Personal Empowerment

7 Keys to Personal Empowerment

By: Amanda Fox Empowerment. Ask 5 people what it means and the odds are you’ll get 5 different interpretations of what empowerment is. A psychologist may interpret it one way while a disabled person sees it another and a person of color yet another. It depends on the shoes a person walks in as to […]

Spicie’s Holiday Party Safety Tips

Spicie’s Holiday Party Safety Tips

By: Carrie Eckles The holidays are the time of getting together with your friends and/or loved ones, and subsequently for many people, drinking, because you got together with your loved ones. Sometimes that drinking is celebratory and other times it is “Oh dear Lord get me through this night and these insufferable people!” style drinking. […]

Make A Miracle Happen For Homeless Youth

Make A Miracle Happen For Homeless Youth

By: Amanda Fox The homeless youth situation in America is nothing to look past. Only Romania (and arguably Africa as a whole) has a statistically bigger problem with the amount of homeless youth in their country, and if that doesn’t serve as a wake-up call we don’t know what will. This year, Spicie has partnered […]

Spicie’s Guide to Happy Holiday Travel with Kids

Spicie’s Guide to Happy Holiday Travel with Kids

  By: Heather Jabusch It’s the most wonderful time of the year again – at least that’s what the song says. Holiday festivities come with friends, food, gifts and quite often – travel! Traveling with the kids isn’t always fun. Travel, especially extended travel, is tough on the young ones. Following the tips we provide […]

The Homeless Hopeful: Homeless Youth Can Overcome!

The Homeless Hopeful: Homeless Youth Can Overcome!

By: Tracy Madlener I lived on my own at the age of fourteen.  Then again at fifteen, and one more time, this time, permanently at seventeen.  I’m sure you’re wondering how that can be?  Well, my mom remarried someone that I did not get along with, she had my little brother with this new man […]

5 Things You’ve Heard About Obamacare That Just Aren’t True

5 Things You’ve Heard About Obamacare That Just Aren’t True

By: Amanda Fox The Health Care Reform Act, Affordable Care Act, more popularly known as “Obamacare” (Whatever name you know it by) is possibly one of the most widely misunderstood pieces of legislation that has fallen under intense public scrutiny since the early days of the Social Security Act. Hey, just look how many different […]

Make A Difference During National Homeless Youth Awareness Month

Make A Difference During National Homeless Youth Awareness Month

By: Amanda Fox Were you aware that each year it is estimated that more than 1.6 million children in the US are homeless? Being a kid is tough enough, but homeless youth are ripped from everything they know. School, friends, routine and a sense of safety are just the tip of the iceberg. They are […]

There’s a Stranger in Your House…

There’s a Stranger in Your House…

By: Tracy Madlener There’s a Stranger in Your House… … and he’s showing your child everything and anything, age appropriate or not, with videos and pictures that can be quite graphic.  There are conversations between child and stranger and enough information is provided by the child to the stranger and then given to the rest […]