June 5, 2023

The Data on Mental Health According to the National Library of Medicine (NLM), there are an estimated 15% of young people globally experiencing a mental health disorder. Furthermore, NLM states this accounts for 13% of the global burden of mental health among young people. Even more alarming is the number among very young children ages 2-8 that had a diagnosed mental, behavioral or developmental disorder. NLM states that the number in the United States is almost 20% among ages 2-8... Read more

May 31, 2023

School Is Out The school year is closing out in many states. Here in Texas, many schools have closed for the 2022-2023 school year, with a few schools left. As with any school year, it’s filled with ups and downs and families tend to find their sweet spot amidst it all. If you are one of those that your child’s school is out for the summer,  kudos! You made it! The fun begins to keep your child or children productively... Read more

May 16, 2023

Faith In American Culture Our American culture typically sees the operation of faith- belief in the Almighty God- within the walls of a church, in outreach efforts in underserved communities or conducting missions in developing countries.  However, faith is much more than these descriptions. Faith is a lifestyle. It is an unwavering trust in who God is and His infallible Word. Faith is an anchor from the turbulence of life. Faith is an evidence. It is also an assurance in... Read more

May 13, 2023

Sole Responsibility The word “life” is known for the hot chasm of rhetoric in our culture that has divided people either for life or against life. This post is neither. This is because God’s word is not up for debate and cannot be debated. We either believe the Bible, or we don’t. It’s that simple. God Himself granted women the sole responsibility to carry and bring life to fruition. Mothers are God’s partners for life! Mother’s Day is that special... Read more

May 3, 2023

May Celebrations  Each month comes with lots of things to celebrate. The month of May is no exception. May 5th is Cinco de Mayo, celebrating the anniversary of Mexico’s conquest of the French army in 1862. May 6th is the 149th running of the Kentucky Derby. Then is National Teachers Day, celebrating the amazing educators that guide the learning of children across the nation. This year, it is celebrated on May 9th. May 18th is Ascension Day, a celebration by... Read more

April 26, 2023

Graduation Time It’s that time of year for high school graduations. Congratulations graduates! Students have worked hard to get to this point. Parents too have worked hard to get their children to this point, through their involvement and advocating for their children at different points. Many families will send their children to college for the first time this summer. Please be patient with others on this post that is meant specifically for parents and families that plan to send their daughters... Read more

April 19, 2023

Grocery Store Meeting  Recently, my husband and I were grocery shopping at our neighborhood grocer. As we approached the open cashier to checkout, right in front of us was a mom with three little girls. We were quickly drawn to them, waving and saying hello to them. Each girl had her own activity gear on (baseball, tennis and ballet). We complimented mom. She quickly replied that each girl is in three different activities this spring. She further shared that between... Read more

April 12, 2023

The Person, Believers in Christ know first hand the work of the Holy Spirit in their personal lives. Here are some basics about the Holy Spirit: He is a Person. He is the third Person of the Trinity- the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. He has emotions. He speaks. He guides. He corrects. He empowers. He equips. In the world we live today, the Holy Spirit is a great necessity for believers that desire nothing but to please... Read more

April 7, 2023

Origin of Your Faith The lent season is coming to a close with the remembrance of Jesus’ death, burial and resurrection. The celebration of Easter is the origin of our faith in God’s redemption story. Easter explains God’s amazing love behind John 3:16, “For God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal life.” Without Easter, believers in Christ have no base for their faith... Read more

March 30, 2023

Firm Foundation Building a firm foundation in scripture reading, memorization and meditation for children is a priority parents cannot take lightly in the first twelve years of children’s lives. Studying the scriptures gives children a strong base to build their lives upon. It provides protection for their minds, a steady guide for their hearts and directions for the steps they take in life.  Football Helmets  Football fans are taking a break from the just completed football season. Year after year,... Read more

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