Mama, you are SO brave!

God continues to speak to me and show His love for me THROUGH this boy. ❤️ You may be thinking or asking, “Huh? How can The Almighty use a 2 year old to minister to a grown woman?” I am glad you asked! The other day I was feeling quite defeated and my thoughts were…

Prayer Challenge: 5 Days of Prayer for my Children

Photo by YouVersion I started this reading plan today and thought it would be better to challenge other parents to join me. Yes, I know most of you pray for your children everyday and praying for our children should not be just a 5 day thing. However, it would/may be beneficial to check out this…

A Quick Fix or a Worth the Wait Blessing?

Most times the story of Esau and Jacob is often told to emphasize the deceptive nature of Jacob. There is often little or no emphasis on the role Esau played in losing his birth right. Alicia, the author of this article highlights the role Esau played in the loss of his birth right. The author uses real life experiences with her children to help us understand the dangers/consequences of instant gratification as seen in the story of Esau and Jacob. Enjoy!

For His Purpose

I’m assuming my kids are no different and share a common enthusiasm with other like-minded boys and girls—the electronic obsession!!??

These kids of mine would eat, drink, and sleep electronics if my husband and I allowed it, but thankfully for the sake of healthy living we’ve put a cap on their amount of exposure.

As a family we circled up in the living room about a year ago to hash out a plan or schedule for electronic time. That might sound over the top, but seriously it was necessary and has actually been pretty beneficial.

Here’s what we came up with: My kids love cereal (almost as much as electronics) and would prefer it for every meal. I’m not a fan; there can’t possibly be much nutritional value to a morsel of puffed up air, coated with sugar. Soooo, collectively, we determined cereal mornings would be limited to three mornings…

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7 Things the Bible Says About Parenting

Hello, I finished the 7 Things the Bible Says About Parenting Bible reading plan from @YouVersion! Check it out here: http://bible.com/r/2IS I was blessed by this FREE reading plan and I believe you will also be blessed by it! Feel free to leave a review here after completing the plan.

Being an Adult is Overrated, I Want to Be Like a Child

The fact that the little one reaches out for me even when I discipline him convicts me of my natural tendency to treat people the way they treat me. It's the silent treatment and creating a distance instead of having a healthy confrontation...