A year ago my son ripped his school t-shirt because he was devastated when he didn't make the basketball team. He's played since he was 5 and for years dreamed of playing basketball for his high school. How could this door get slammed in his face? It was a tough day for him and I … Continue reading A Closed Door
Today I was reminded that I hadn't posted in a while. I remember thinking, "someone really keeps track of that"? 🤷🏾♀️ Then I questioned why I hadn't posted lately. Well, honestly, I hadn't even thought about it. I recalled at the beginning of the year I said that anytime I do not operate in my … Continue reading The Mother of Masterpieces
Today, I had a conversation about adult expectations when interacting with children. The person shared that sometimes family doesn't share the same beliefs (which is true) and may even talk negatively about us for putting our foot down when it comes to our kids. My belief is for the sake of our children and their … Continue reading Kids, Family & Expectations
Last night, my daughter and I were snuggled in bed (yes, she was in my bed🤷🏾♀️) reading the Bible. The room was dark and there was only the light from the Bible App lighting our faces. She glanced over at me and said "Mommy, you are beautiful. You are beautiful with make-up and beautiful without … Continue reading How Do We Change The World?
There's no manual when it comes to parenting. I believe most of us do the best we know to do based off life experiences coupled with what we've learned. However, I must admit that somewhere along the way things have went wrong. Unfortunately, I way to often, hear parents taking up for their kids when … Continue reading Parenting: Where’s The Manual?
Yesterday was my sister's birthday. The last time I was able to sing Happy Birthday to her was 1999. Losing her was the most difficult experience of my life. In an instant, our lives were changed forever. I went through some dark moments. Though I was hurt from the depth of my soul, God still … Continue reading Life Lessons….
On the 27th, I posted: We can focus on what we don't have or we can focus on what we do have. Life may not look the way we want, but we should love ourselves and appreciate the fact that we have been given one more day to get it together...one more day to make … Continue reading Thankful, Grateful & Truly Blessed