Mom Motivation & Empowerment, Spiritual Growth and Understanding

Fighting Flight

Great read for when you feel like calling it quits, throwing in the towel, or lacing up your tennis shoes when facing adversity. Learn how to stop running away from your problems, and stay firm trusting in the Lord.

Purpose Filled Mommy with Minimarie

My daughter shared in her first experience of dance camp to kick off summer break. It has been awhile since she attended this particular dance studio, but she was familiar since she was a former student. The owner and instructor knew her very well. The instructor has always treated my family kindly. I could see following the first day after I picked her up she was a bit flustered. Many of the other girls were acquainted with one another from the past dance season. I could see our daughter’s nervousness in being for what she considered the new kid on the block. She mentioned the following day that one of her peers said something that hurt her feelings. I asked her did she enjoy dance camp she shared that she wanted to continue? I picked her up following teaching a dance class myself for which I could admit I was…

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Family Matters, Journeys In Motherhood, Mom Motivation & Empowerment, Spiritual Growth and Understanding

Family Tests

 Many us see pristine family photos online of happy families. Those images don't accurately depict what may be going on behind the scenes. Those images don't accurately depict what many of us have experienced growing up or what we may be experiencing within our families at this given time. We may find ourselves within moments… Continue reading Family Tests

Mom Motivation & Empowerment

The Beautiful Complexity of Friendship in Motherhood 

Purpose Filled Mommy with Minimarie

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 adults. Our relationships and friendships evlove naturally as we’re evolving. Just because we become mothers it doesn’t mean that we cut out the possibility of God sending us enriching friendships that will enhance this unpredictable journey in motherhood that makes this time a little bit more meaningful.

Where My People At ?

I honestly didn’t have any “Mommy friends ” until my eldest child was almost ten years old! My two closest friends for years were both single and living at home with their parents. I have been on my own since the age of…

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Family Learning, Family Matters, Mom Motivation & Empowerment, The Little Things That Count

Collective Gratitude 365 As A Family Lifestyle 

 The 365 mindset of adopting gratitude is an attitude is a daily lifestyle to incorporate not just individually, but it's beneficial in doing so as a family. Families who collectively unite in the decision to choose to find gratitude in even the smallest of gestures and amenities are discovered to be more happy together. Find… Continue reading Collective Gratitude 365 As A Family Lifestyle 

Mom Motivation & Empowerment, Spiritual Growth and Understanding

Our Gifts Are Not Our Own

Tammy was listening in pure amazement of hearing her daughter singing a gospel song doing riffs. She knew she was singing with all of her heart in praise. She had a flashback of herself singing as a teen in church holding the microphone pouring out her gift of song, but she walked away years ago… Continue reading Our Gifts Are Not Our Own

Mom Motivation & Empowerment, Women and Moms Who Inspire

 We’re In It Together: Motherhood and Sickle Cell with Crystal Davis 

  Crystal knows the daily struggle of living with sickle cell as a warrior and as a mother.  She and her daughter Kyla both have sickle cell. Crystal manages the duel role of being a caregiver to a child living with the challenges of sickle cell, marriage, and the responsibilities of home while experiencing the… Continue reading  We’re In It Together: Motherhood and Sickle Cell with Crystal Davis 

Journeys In Motherhood, Mom Motivation & Empowerment

The Survival Guide For When Moms Have A Bad Day

  We've all had those days where things simply put us in a big funk. It reminds me of the author Judith Viorst's children's book Alexander And The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day. For some reason our hair didn't come out right despite our prep efforts. The children seem to be on level… Continue reading The Survival Guide For When Moms Have A Bad Day