Each One Teach One

As I mention in the Hot Mom, Hot Topics:  You Are the HOTTEST MOM post, Laniece recently graduated from college. In that spirit, if you are thinking about going back to school, here are a few sites that list the top colleges for people with children.  Investigate and let me know if you apply.  Each One Teach One!

The 20 Best Colleges for Single Parents: http://www.thebestcolleges.org/the-20-best-colleges-for-single-parents/

Best Colleges for student with Children: http://www.bestcolleges.com/features/students-with-children/

Child Friendly College Programs for Parents: http://www.usnews.com/education/best-colleges/articles/2011/03/23/child-friendly-college-programs-for-parents

Best Schools for Student Parents: http://study.com/articles/10_Best_Schools_for_Student_Parents.html

I would suggest comparing all listed and noting the ones repeated on each site. Don’t forget, if you decide to go back to school, complete your financial aid forms, https://fafsa.gov/



Why We Love Auntie Iggie?!

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Here are few of the comments from Laniece’s  nieces and nephews:

I just love Auntie Iggie so much. ~ Anissa (3)

She is supportive and always there when you need her. ~ Caylin (13)

She takes great care of London and hustles hard. ~ Cashawn (16)

She is super cool and laid back. She takes good care of London. ~ Caleb (18)

Auntie Iggie is a good mom and aunt because in any situation she gets the job done. She is an ambitious hustler and will never give up.  There is only one Auntie Iggie and the family is lucky to have her. ~ Symone (18)

Laniece is a great aunt because she is very supportive and motivating. She truly cares about everyone and tries her best to be there for everyone she crosses paths with.  She motivates everyone to be a better person and to try to reach their dreams no matter the obstacles.  She is a very important person in my life and she is a great aunt. ~ Dasharee (21)

She helps everyone when they are in need. ~ Janayha (14)

She is always ready to give you a ride. ~ Jade (11)

She takes good care of my god brother. ~ Jayshawn (9)

She’s a Pisces like me why wouldn’t she be great. ~ Destini (15)

Auntie Iggie is a great aunt because she is always helping out. ~ Jamiel (12)



You Are the HOTTEST MOM!

auntie iggie 2Our hot mom for the month of March is supportive, courageous and got multiple nominations. Congratulations….Laniece Washington aka Auntie Iggie.   I asked Angela M., the first person to nominate Laniece, why Laniece should be considered the hottest mom, her response, “Iggie is giving, she’s my best friend, and she is beautiful on the inside as well as the outside.  She is the most giving person I know.  Her hard work and willingness to help others is amazing.”  This should have been one of the easiest post to write.  Everybody and I do mean everybody had something good to say about Auntie Iggie.  From how hard she hustles to take care of her son, to her recently graduating from college, to being a motivator for her family and friends, there were so many things to pick from to write about.  It was hard to pick the one thing that stood out about her.  I went back to my notes and re-read them, then like a Mike Tyson punch to the chin, it hit me.  The one that stood out to me the most was how supportive she is.  There wasn’t one conversation that was had or a statement that was written that did not include something about her being supportive.

I think we sometimes as moms or parents in general don’t realize how important support is. We go to games or award ceremonies or just spend time in the presence of those we love, without thinking about the impact this will have on those we came to see.  We do not (should not) go looking for recognition, but simply to let the person know we are there for them.  What an amazing feeling to look out into the crowd and not only see your parents but to see others from your family cheering you on.   Her nieces and nephews recalled times that she’d shown up for them.  They felt the love she has for them.  Standing a whole 4 feet 11 inches (I may be off a few inches, lol) they respect her when she has to discipline them for not doing what is right.  They admire how hard she works to support her son and they recognize that this is important to her, caring for someone else.  And even though she has London (4), her own child, she still manages to come through whenever they need her.  It was amazing to hear the love in their voices when they talked about her or when I read the text messages, I teared up.  She is truly loved and embraced.

So we SALUTE you Laniece Washington aka Auntie Iggie, YOU ARE THE HOTTEST MOM!!!!!