I’ve had a love affair with writing since I was a child. I spent my teen years writing volumes of poetry. Now in my thirties, I’ve tackled writing two novels. I also publish articles for yahoo and local websites. These pages features some of my work.
- Saturday Introspection- Staying true to your ‘Self’
- 10 Things you Didn’t Know about Homelessness in Oakland County- and 10 Ways You Can Help.
- Combating the Isolation of the Digital Era: How to Disconnect in order to Reconnect.
- Seven Ways to Save Money During Summer Concert Season
- A Full-Time Part-Time Employee Employment numbers only tell part-of the story, they fail to mention an increasing segment of the population, the under-employed.
- Couples Without Children Continue to Invade the Suburbs As couples without children continue to increase, so does their criticism. Still, these modern families represent a shifting demographic in the United States.
- Parents React to Boy Scouts Decision to Allow Gay Members While some parents consider pulling their children from the organization, others consider allowing their sons to join, for the first time.
- Five Days Without Facebook While many of us contemplate a digital detox, the actual disconnecting is much harder than imagined. Disconnecting from the digital world can also mean disconnecting from our physical one.
- Colleges Tighten Their Belts in Response to Healthcare Reform Act As colleges increase the number of part-time adjunct instructors, they also look to keep health care costs low. Many colleges are reducing the course-load of adjuncts in order to avoid paying for health insurance.
- Classic Detroit Grit Meets Modern Comfort Food at Vinsetta Garage Detroit’s Woodward Avenue is known for cars, muscle, and grit. Now, one garage is adding food to the list.
- Michigan Protests: Teachers Remain Dedicated Despite Cuts (Photos) Michigan Legislators passed two right-to-work bills in Lansing today despite an estimated 10,000 protesters. Michigan teachers, most of whom remained in the classroom today, wonder how much more they can afford to give.
My original blogging project, The Relationship Academic.
Relationships have long fascinated me. During my graduate studies at the University of Michigan- Flint, I undertook a study designed to understand dating and relationships.
Founded in 2011, The Relationship Academic, is the outreach project of the reluctant academic, relationship advice blogger, public speaker, and college instructor, Bridget Smith-Botos. Smith-Botos currently holds a Master of Arts in Social Science from The University of Michigan and a Bachelor of Science in Sociology from Grand Valley State University. She is currently perusing a second Master’s Degree in Nonprofit Management.