The Friends You Choose 

Even into adulthood it mattters that I surround myself with like-minded friends, women who share the same convictions, who anchor me, hold me … read more

WHO AM I?

Although I grew up in a home where my parents affirmed me and taught me what it means to have God-confidence, I wrestled with deep-seated … read more

Get Kids Outdoors

I recently got the kids' eyes checked. Thankfully, only Elijah needs to continue wearing glasses. Another blessing is that his eye grade hasn't … read more

I Threw a Pencil, Ripped a Page, and Slammed the Door

So today I actually lost it, like really lost it as I was teaching math to my daughter, Tiana. She couldn't grasp regrouping for addition, and even … read more

Breaking Down the Proverbs 31 Woman 

Anyone who has read about the Proverbs 31 woman, knows that, Biblically speaking, women can by all means work and earn money. In fact, they can be … read more

A Simple Family Habit That Can Make a Big Difference

Growing up, it was part of my family's culture to ask, "How can I improve?" to one another. My parents encouraged open communication and honesty. To … read more

Homeschool Materials for 2016 to 2017

I should have posted this last year but in case anyone is interested, these are the materials I have been using for my kids this 2016-2017 school … read more

Summer Ideas from S&R

The heat is on! It's time to think through our summer plans with the kids. I am sure going to the beach will be on everyone's agenda.  Here's … read more

Standing in Front of Others

Some of my kids get terrified about performing which is one of the reasons why I really appreciated the recently held open house activity for … read more

Helping Kids Work Through Their Emotions

On the day I took my second son, Edan, to renew his passport, the event turned into a mom and son bonding time. Troubled by an incident with his … read more

When My Honey Gave Me Honey

On one of the days when Edric, the kids and I took a trip to Abu Dhabi Mall we lunched at the food court. After many days of Arabic food, Kentucky … read more

Candid Moments of My Youngest

Catalina, my three year old, is one of those kids who is candid and honest. She is also strong and fearless in many ways. She certainly isn't afraid … read more