Tricia Goyer is someone I'm not only privileged to call a friend but also a great mentor and role model to me. She takes her calling both as a mom and professional very seriously. Like myself she juggles a lot. Yesterday was a tough day for me and while I didn't want to grumble, I did want to be ... Read More about 3 Tips to Sharing your Needs in a Positive (No Grumbly) Way
In North Texas, we are experiencing severe weather. If you have kids who struggle with anxiety, below are some practical tips to help them stay calm during severe weather. 1) Headphones can block out the sound and their favorite show or music can provide timely distraction. You can also use ... Read More about Quick Tips for Storm Scared Kids
My daughter today sent me a request to download the Wishbone app today and I hesitated. She has to get my approval before adding anything to her phone. While I try not to decline too often, I knew this was one I needed to research. After some quick research, my answer at this time is no. Here are ... Read More about Have you heard of the Wishbone App?
As a previous school reading specialist and high school reading teacher, I am passionate about reading to my kids and equipping them to be great leaders. In the mental health profession, we often use books with kids to teach coping and social skills. This intervention is called psycho education or ... Read More about Teaching Our Children To Love Their Neighbors with Jennifer Grant
Lori Wildenberg is my guest today and an author, parenting educator, leader of the Moms Together page and group and very wise woman. Today she is sharing about our responses to our children's spills in life because there are days (and sometimes years) when parenting can be pretty messy. ... Read More about How Spills Can Strengthen Family Ties