Category: Parenting

Does Someone Believe in You?…

So, does someone believe in you when you have something in mind you want to do?  The person who should believe in YOU is YOU!  If you do not believe in yourself or your abilities, then how can anyone else?  And, the confirmation comes – if what you are wanting to accomplish is a PASSION and you think about it…

To stand or kneel…

As the Super Bowl unfolds just hours away, there are players, not focusing like they should on the game today, but rather, should I stand or should I kneel ? for the National Anthem. I would like to ask these same players a question?  When you were a little boy, possibly living in poverty, inside the classroom as a child and…

My kids have in common…

When you look at your kids, do you notice how different they are?  Or do you watch the many things they may have in common? Well, if you are proud to wear the title “Mom” then the ONE thing that you can say about all your children that they share in common, “My children can make me smile!”  Pay attention…

Abusive Thoughts…

One day as I was recently driving, which I do lots with my career, I was thinking about a biography I am editing with my amazing 10th grade English teacher.  Sometimes, I cry as I read chapter after chapter of this powerful story of abuse that my mother endured, but was spared.  I hope you can read her story one…

Goose Flesh…

Now, as many of you know, when having a child with autism who looks at everything and thinks of everything in a very literal way, you just never know what he will say!  The other day my son and I were going to the store to pick up something.  He had on his summer clothes – a tshirt and some…

He wants to rule over your kids “m”…

Do you know what Satan wants to be ruler over in our kids lives; however, we never give it a second thought?  It is something we all see everyday, yet we never think about the power of it.  Power comes when a silent enemy decides to say, “I rule this over you!” It is the MIRROR.   So many times,…

Too many “Never been able to’s” so I light it up blue!

I light it up blue as a reminder of how different my life would be without you There would be less gratefulness as I took more things God did not want me to take for granted– for granted I would have never been able to SEE the world through literal eyes which brings too many smiles to count, too much…