Playdates are a treat for kids. It's exciting for them to share at home or in a special outing with a friend outside of school or the norm. Playdates offer children the opportunity to socialize, practice character skills, relax, try new experiences, and have fun.Playdates for parents can be a whole different story if… Continue reading Playdate Serenity
The broad range and spectrum of autism can be puzzling for many to understand. I found that despite my experience with volunteering and working with many students beginning in high school through adulthood in various environments that it's different when it hits closer to home. I loved working with children and adults with special needs… Continue reading When Autism Hits Home
Most couples will agree that it's not easy to find a set of couple friends that you simply gel with . Sometimes the two women are very good friends, and the men are left to stare at the wall. Sometimes the two men are the best of buddies, yet there is some awkward tension between the… Continue reading Just A Couple Of Friends: Couple Friendships
The complexity of working with strugging learners can be a challenge for parents. It can also be frustrating for parents and their children in learning how to communicate effectively in not just getting the "assignments" done , but it can frustrating in assuring that the actual process was understood long term. There's hope for… Continue reading The Parent’s Guide to Working With Strugging Learners
Rebound relationships and instant commitments made from the haste of a broken heart are dangerous for your spiritual and emotional well being. These relationships from the start are built on a shaky foundation of unresolved issues. Many times we seek the comfort in rebound relationships as a temporary fix from hurt, pain, anger, and… Continue reading No More Rebounds
Many people miss out on the possibilities of rewarding relationships based on misunderstandings, petty grievances, and holding on to grudges that don't even belong to them! We have to be watchful when others bring us into their grievances and issues that they have with others . It's hard alone carrying your own weight from the world, so why add on any dissension brought on by someone else.
I promised myself that this year I was going to take advantage of seeing the 7 Wonders of Georgia some how or some way. Who knew that it was actually 7 Wonders of Georgia to discover? Well if you didn't know like me we discovered it together! I enjoy being in nature; I… Continue reading Seize The Moment
Family meetings are a great way for each member of the family to connect even more in being on one accord. It allows parents to share new and upcoming changes with their children. Family meetings allow each member of the family to share their concerns, and it allows parents especially to breakdown their expectations for… Continue reading Family Meeting Time
I got a chance to interview and chat with Gail Lee Gardner, the founder of She Was Made. Gail uses her platform to encourage women to live a life full of purpose through determination. She shares "Live" video chats about her own personal life by living the example of what she speaks. She keeps it real, honest, and direct which makes her approach even more welcoming for all women to connect to her message. She's also a single mother of two active boys. We had a chance to share on the topics of living life with purpose, parenting as a single mother, the challenges of dating as a single mother, beauty tips, and more.
I remember our side eyed connection that we shared growing up as children when we were both laughing from the inside about something. We definitely wouldn't share our inside joke outwardly from the fear of getting into trouble by our mother from our father's hilarious antics at the dinner table for our annual Friday night family… Continue reading Frick & Frack : A Forever Bond
I took a step back after the holidays to really look back at my life in reflecting on what all transpired in placing me where I am in this present time. Like everyone else I've had some amazing highs, but in truth there were some of the lowest of the lows in repeated cycles for… Continue reading Remove, Rebuild, and Restore :The Uneasy Process of Evolving
I could hear tiny little feet running towards the door in anticipation that a guest was about to enter their home. I was caught in a moment of awe when I saw a petite beautiful woman with her head in a lovely headwrap opening the door to welcome me in. Seeing renowned empowerment speaker,… Continue reading Owning Your Greatness with Vameker Banks : Mom On The Move
The ability to have friends and maintaining healthy friendships doesn't stop after we become mothers. There will be obvious changes in the various transitions throughout our motherhood journey for first time moms,those of us who are in the trenches with young active kiddos, and those of us who are mature moms with teens and young… Continue reading The Beautiful Complexity of Friendship in Motherhood