Fathering

The role of a mother is to support fathering and the role of a father is to support mothering. Last month, I was privileged to write a devotional in partnership with Mr. Michael Griego , a seasoned father and grandfather. He shared scriptures, prayer points, and 5 essentials for great and effective fatherhood, and I […]

Are you Sad?

There is a little human in my house who considers himself my happiness coach. He constantly inquires about my emotional state because we have been communicating with emotions. After doing something wrong, we often have the following conversation: Little One: “Mommy, are you sad?” Me: “Yes I am” Little One: “Nooooo, I don’t want mommy […]

Prayers for Fathers

If fathers were not uniquely important in the lives of children, we would not need them for procreation. However, there is more to fatherhood than procreation. Fathers uniquely discipline and comfort their children. 2 Corinthians 1:3 (NIV) says, “Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and […]

Unsolicited Advice

Young mothers despise unsolicited advice, particularly from experienced mothers. Sometimes, experienced mothers belittle the natural competency of young mothers. Perhaps, this is why many young mothers resist counsel from seasoned mothers. What if seasoned mothers feel the need to provide unsolicited advice because they genuinely care. What if being condescending is not their intention. What […]

What’s Your Child’s Love Language?

What’s your child’s love language? My favorite behavioral and developmental model is the DIR model. DIR means Developmental, Individual-Differences, and Relationship. The DIR model considers individual differences (the strengths and weaknesses of an individual) when developing an intervention plan. Our children’s love languages are individual differences we must consider in our parent-child relationships. For example, […]

Terrible Twos?

Some call two year olds “terrible twos” because little children strongly assert their independence at this age and this can be difficult to manage. I choose to call this stage the “thrilling twos” and intentionally speak life over the little one. This is one practical way to practice mindful parenting and thrive this stage of […]

Sensitization

Recently, I stumbled on a movie ad and the word ‘sensitization’ was impressed on my heart. Within a minute, I could see how our little ones are being conditioned to accept witchcraft and unbiblical ideologies. I saw everything God hates being subtly normalized through entertainment. Sensitization refers to a change in emotional, neurological, and behavioral […]

Halloween

Dear friends, What are your plans for Halloween night? Doing something or nothing? Do you feel pressured to participate in Halloween? How can we peacefully say “yes” or “no” to our children’s complicated requests this Halloween and everyday? Find out in the 3-Day Hallow Him devotional I wrote and please share your thoughts in the […]