Thoughtful Parenting

Thoughtful Parenting

Empower children to be self-sufficient who recognize thoughtfulness is one of their most powerful weapons. Giving deference to mindful thoughtfulness as a parent requires a genuine desire to know your children in an intimate way beyond duty.  Children start out as feeble infants. They solely rely on their parent’s ability to nurture them to life...
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Finding Your Purpose

Finding Your Purpose

By Troy Vincent Sr. There are a lot of people who talk about finding their purpose. Books have been written about discovering the purpose for your life. From that purpose, your ability to lead and succeed spring forth. Purpose is about your principles, values, passion, and faith. It is in the integration of all these elements that you will come...
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Pineapple Upside Down Trifle & Banana Pudding Cake

Pineapple Upside Down Trifle & Banana Pudding Cake

Mother’s Day is a day earmarked to celebrate moms. As a mom, I am fully aware that my children have been nurtured and cared for by many women! Nurture is an innate quality that most women have naturally and are taught by the seasoned women before them. Mother’s Day celebrates every woman, whether she birthed...
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Mom & Son Event

Mom & Son Event

By Tommi Vincent During the National Football League Draft, we hosted the moms and sons of the Walverly-Belmont Bulldogs of Nashville, TN. We were asked on many occasions why not invite the fathers. There was an assumption they would have a greater appreciation for the experience. There is a very simple explanation why the moms...
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HOW STRONG IS YOUR VILLAGE?

HOW STRONG IS YOUR VILLAGE?

By Tommi Vincent How strong is your village? It really does take a village to assist us in raising our children. Even in a two-parent home, Troy and I rely on the support of family and friends. The quality of individual matters. We have learned from our past experience, just because a relationship is familiar...
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Take Your Success Personal

Take Your Success Personal

By Troy Vincent Sr. Many people often ask, “What is the key to success?” How does one become successful? It is a good question. People seek success in so many ways. Some labor hard and long. Others try to take shortcuts. Sometimes it seems that success is the luck of the draw. Personally, in my experience, success is...
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Lobster Mac & Cheese

Lobster Mac & Cheese

Macaroni and cheese is already a favorite classic in Vincent Country. Sometimes I have to shake it up a bit, and boy was this one a smashing hit! Lobster mac and cheese is rich and decadent, reserved for special occasions, like the “just because” ocassion. 😊Lobster is a high priced item along with the cheeses...
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Our Issue: We all have a role in fighting sexual assault

Our Issue: We all have a role in fighting sexual assault

By: Desiré Vincent Levy Almost three years ago, my husband, DeAndré and I launched Our Issue to raise money to support the ongoing effort of processing over 11,000 neglected rape kits that were found in an abandoned Detroit warehouse. We joined the effort of many individuals and a few organizations that were active across the...
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Because I Said So

Because I Said So

By Tommi Vincent Raising children is an honor and privilege that must not be taken lightly. Our parenting style is largely shaped by how we were raised. As a child I can vividly recall moments when I swore, I would not be like my mom or dad. Of course, this was in the moments when...
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Establishing Your Leadership Standards

Establishing Your Leadership Standards

By Troy Vincent Sr. As you aspire to leadership, there is something that all good leaders have in common—standards. Standard is defined as a level of quality. Another term is excellence. The standards of leaders are not all the same, but all leaders have standards. Leaders are governed by their own inspirations and motivating factors....
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