Loving a spouse or a significant other living with a chronic condition can be a challenge. My husband and I have been married nine years. We both know from personal experience the responsibilities that we face in going deeper than the surface of what it takes to make our marriage last despite the difficulties in… Continue reading Loving Beyond The Pain : Couples Coping With Chronic Conditions
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
I made two completely different meals out of some leftovers and the family was in awe! Toward the end of the next grocery shopping day a mom has to do what she has to do. We know how to make it work for sure or grown up with women who knew how. Select your… Continue reading Mama’s Go to Items For Quick Fix Meals
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