I Love This Chick


Edric and I locked ourselves in the bedroom this morning to share a private conversation. He sat on one end of the bed and I sat on the other. The … [Continue reading]

Assume the Best About Your Spouse


I ran over my littlest toe with a grocery cart Sunday afternoon while I was in a mad rush to prepare for a party in our home. We were hosting the … [Continue reading]

The Braces Marriage Lesson

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It must have been about 10 years ago when I mentioned to Edric that I would like to get braces. At the time, our expenses were diverted to other … [Continue reading]

It’s Your Mess: Deal with It Darling


By the end of our homeschooling morning, our “classroom” usually looks like someone threw a grenade into it. I’ve tried to manage the mess by cleaning … [Continue reading]

Life Has Detours


“The shortest distance between two points is a straight line. That’s what we were taught in school, isn’t it? In any geometric problem, you can count … [Continue reading]

You Are Treasured


I was counseling a young woman over the weekend who confessed that all her life she was trying to prove her worth and value to herself and others. She … [Continue reading]

What Homeschooling Is Really About


I talk a lot about homeschooling, but I want you to know that my children aren’t always cooperative, there are days when I don’t feel like teaching, … [Continue reading]

Halloween Hullabaloo


“Mom…don’t fight. You tell us not to fight, right? You and daddy shouldn’t fight.” Titus Mendoza. We weren’t really fighting, but we were engaged in … [Continue reading]

Modeling Womanhood


Tiana, my four year old daughter, likes to copy everything I do. I am her reference for womanhood. The other day she was talking about her hair when … [Continue reading]

Date Your Spouse


Edric planned a surprise date for us on the balcony last night. I didn't suspect anything until the boys said they needed to roll down all the blinds. … [Continue reading]


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Most of us are pretty clueless when it comes to rearing children, especially at the beginning. My younger brother epitomized this when he stepped into … [Continue reading]

The Benefits of Homeschooling With an Accredited Program


There are many ways to go about homeschooling. Sometimes I get enamoured by the idea of homeschooling without accountability. Just going about it on … [Continue reading]