It happened suddenly from seeing my younger children excited to use their kiddie tablets to swipe their touch screens for learning games to binge watching their now favorite YouTube personalities. I noticed the histrionics when anyone in the home couldn't find their cellphones, tablets, or the television remote deciding that it was time to admit… Continue reading 10 Tips To Limit Screen Time As A Family In Becoming More Engaged
My grandmother shared with me that years ago the words "busy" and "family" would've never been used within the same sentence. My mother would chime in to say," Well these are different times!" My have times changed with many families struggling to find balance in caring, providing, and maintaining to the best of their abilities… Continue reading Family First : 6 Tips For Busy Families
We have to protect ourselves from taking on the martyr personality of doing everything and not holding anyone accountable ,yet feeling resentful inside of bearing such an impractical nuisance. No, we are not trying to be an warden over a prison facility. Be that as it may, a mother shouldn't feel anyway convicted for wanting the best for her family especially with the acute understanding that everyone can partake in the shared order of peace.
The words that we use towards our children have the power to build them up, or they can break their spirits in tearing them down. I can remember growing up being teased by my aunts about my busty esthetic, my short kinky hair, and "funny" colored brown skin (meaning I didn't fit in being… Continue reading Words Hurt & They Last: Covering Our Words Toward Our Children
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
There's a verse in the traditional Western culture of our vows that states "In sickness and in health." Many couples before eagerly replying back in reponse while gazing in their lover's eyes think of that phrase as two elderly people holding hands. Apply that same statement as two young adults, completing grad school, with four… Continue reading In Sickness & In Health: Living & Coping With A Spouse Who Has A Chronic Illness