Raising children is one of the most rewarding jobs we as parents will ever do, it’s also one of the hardest and most trying things we will ever do. Join us as we polish up on skills and learn principles to equip us to get through the day-to-day while honoring God. The seminar will focus […]
Never heard of the Concentric Circle of Responsibility? My counselor introduced it to me, and it’s going to help me be a better parent.
Rather than creating a list of all the things I’d like to change or accomplish this year, I’m writing down four things that I’m giving up as a working mom in 2015. By the time I open my office door, I’m not only overloaded with thoughts of what I have to accomplish at work, but I’m already thinking about what I need to get done once I get home.
Me: “Gabby, have you practiced piano today?” Gabby: “No, ma’am.” Me: “And why not?” Gabby: “I don’t know. I just forgot.” Me: “What do you mean you forgot? Gab, you know you have to practice every day…” So goes the beginning of my lecture to my daughter about her commitment to playing the piano. She’s […]
My daughter recently celebrated her 10th birthday. And as I spent the last couple of weeks planning her party, it occurred to me that this is also my 10th anniversary as a mother. Time has flown by so quickly that it’s hard to believe somebody has been walking around calling me momma/mommy/mom for an entire […]
It’s that time of year again. Have you made your list of all the ways you’re going to make yourself, and your life, better? As 2013 comes to a close, I find myself with the typical resolutions and yes, many are repeats: Eat Healthier Exercise More Save Money Look familiar? The truth is we should […]
If you’re like me, your Facebook feed has been covered with articles about marriage lately. The article that started it off, Marriage Isn’t For You by Seth Adams began a veritable landslide of marriage perspective articles. While I don’t agree with everything written in these articles and reactions, it did make me stop and think a […]
Show of hands. How many of you heard that phrase above as a kid, and vowed never to say it when you had kids of your own? Umm hmm. Yep, I thought so. Well, I recently heard it come out of my mouth and had to do a little self-evaluation… I admit it. I can […]
Food, fun, and games are headed back to Huntsville as the second annual Community Awareness for Youth event is set to take place from 10:00 AM – 2:00PM on August 18 at the Jaycees Fairground. Targeted for kids in grades seven through twelve, the event is open to families of all ages and free to […]