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Author: Kim Petitt
Things I wish I had done differently before my child became a teen
Since I only have one child and only one chance at raising him, I find myself reflecting on my parenting […]
Your Adult Child’s Decision to Take a Different Road
Is there anybody who is more idealistic than the parent of a newborn child? Those eyes were fixed on that […]
Rediscovering Our Sense Of Pride In Our Children
We tell our children that we are proud of them when they have accomplished something. Our children’s accomplishments are significant, […]
My Goal As a Parent
Our ultimate objective as Christian mothers is to see our children walk in their God-given destiny, not to make them […]
How to Put Your Adult Children in God’s Hands
What do you do when your adult children do not make the decisions you would like them to make? My […]
Where Did I Go Wrong?
“My child fared well in school and had ambitions of going to college; now he’s out of high school, not […]
Mother’s Day When Your Adult Child Doesn’t Celebrate You
The media inundates us with images of loving mom and child relationships, their hands holding beautiful bouquet flowers. We see […]
What Do You Do When Your Adult Child Makes Poor Choices?
When our adult child violates our values, makes poor choices or gets in deep trouble, we often question who we […]
The Meaning of True Love
It is important to teach our children about the love of God all year around. Valentine’s Day approaching right around […]
People mature as they grow older. As an adult, you are not the same person you were 10 years ago […]
When Your Child Doesn’t Come Home For The Holidays
The Thanksgiving season didn’t go quite how I planned after sending my son a text…”love to have you over,” and […]
A Christian Momma…..
One of our most important roles as Christian mothers is helping our children grow into functional disciples of Christ. It […]
A Prayer For Students And Staff
Some cities have begun the process of reopening schools. Many people are fearful. Prayer helps us to let go of […]
You Did Not Fail!
You didn’t fail as a mother. Not even a little bit. You could not have prevented this if you tried […]
A Black Mom With A Message Of Comfort
My son will be 21 years old this month and as much as I look forward to this new phase […]
Mother’s Day Disappointment
Have you ever felt disappointed on Mother’s Day? You’re not alone. Over the years, I’ve had the same feeling. Each […]
Talking to Kids about the Pandemic: A Christian Mom’s Response
With many schools closed leaving parents to homeschool their kids, it’s becoming a highly anxious situation for many parents (and […]
Moms Of Wayward Children
As parents of adult children, we often wonder: will my children make good choices when they are out on their […]
Teach Your Children About Black History Month
By grade school most children in the United States have heard of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. They are taught […]
Moms, RESPECT Your Sons!
We often talk about how we want our sons to respect our authority. While this is definitely important and should be the case, it is equally important for moms to show their sons respect—nurturing them comes naturally but giving our respect comes much harder. This is especially true when………
There is power in praying for your children — BEYOND MY LIMITATIONS
I was moved by Dawn’s blog post entitled, “I Will Give You Rest” and thought about my own child as […]
Thanksgiving Memories: Traditions and Thoughts
Thanksgiving is one of those holidays that doesn’t need to be overwhelming. It is a day to reflect on the goodness of the Lord and be thankful for all that has happened so far that year and anticipate what you expect God to do for the rest of the year. It’s a day to chill, enjoy good food and good company.
Raising a Black son in the 21st century
Feeling afraid is a natural feeling of being a new mom. We’ve all laid awake at night pondering questions like, […]
How Early Childhood Experiences Shaped My Personality and Parenting Style
I grew up being a perfectionist, often times to avoid criticism from within the family. As an adult it carried over to my everyday life. Its caused problems in my workplace and relationships. Which carried over into areas of uncertainty in the form of self-doubt. I sought out affirmations from everyone and anyone…..
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