Melissa Lynn Hawes

1,069 Flips | 47 Magazines | 732 Likes | 820 Following | 4,633 Followers | @melissalhawes | I love school. I am a third year college student at Bunker Hill Community College in Charlestown, Massachusetts. I would LOVE to go to Italy some day!

On first day, Trump signs health care executive order

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump quickly assumed the mantle of the White House on Friday, making his first executive order one aimed at his …

Why it’s good to have a strong-willed child, and why you should let up on them

“I will <i>not</i> cut my hair. Never. The answer is never, Mom, and the answer will always be never, so you should just stop asking me.” He said it without attitude, in a matter-of-fact way, as though he were simply reporting on the weather or time of day. At 6 years old, my second-born son, Oliver, has …

Parenting

16 Types in the Workplace—ISTJ

The people I know with preferences for ISTJ often provide the direct and to-the-point follow-through that work projects need. Their favorite mental …

16 Types in the Workplace—INFJ

One of my very best friends has preferences for INFJ. I have to admit that I don’t personally know many other people with these preferences, and not …

Attention Fellow Introverts: It's Time to Stop Beating Ourselves Up

I crave time alone even when I'm lonely. How I'm learning to accept my introversion while pushing myself out of my comfort zone.<p>A few years ago, my best friend of over a decade called me and I chose not to answer. We were living in different states and hadn't seen each other in months; in his …

Psychology

16 Types in the Workplace—INTJ

The people I know with preferences for INTJ tend to provide a new approach to solving problems that our work projects need. Their favorite mental …

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