Character and Values | Family Life | Featured | Special Topics

Yes, They’re Mine: What Parenting Looks Like for Multi-Racial Families

“Are these your children?”   “Yes, they’re mine! I’m their mom and I’m so blessed!”  When you’re a multi-racial family, you get used to having interactions like this one. My husband and I are white and our three adopted children are Black. People… Read More

Current Events | Mental Health

5 Ways to Support Your Kids During Scary Times

Let’s face it, we were really hoping 2021 would be phenomenal. And it still may be. But the images of the violence that took place in our nation’s capital were deeply disturbing and once again, placed us parents in the undesirable position… Read More

Character and Values | Featured | Fight For The Heart

The Conversation I Wish Every White Parent Had with Their Kids

My daughter, Arden, had her first encounter (that I know of) with being treated differently because of her skin color when she was four years old.  It was last April on a Zoom call. My daughter’s pre-K class had just switched to… Read More

Featured | Mental Health | Self Care | Special Topics

How to Survive Divorce as a Parent

Now there’s a fun title, huh? Fun or not, it’s an important one.  You’ve probably heard that in our country, about half of all marriages end in divorce. But what you may not have caught wind of yet is that January 2021… Read More

Family Life | Featured | Self Care

4 Ways to Fit Fitness Into Your Family in 2021

First, let’s go ahead and agree to let go of the “New year, new me” motto. We don’t need that kind of toxic positivity in our lives. The clock struck midnight, we all ugly cried our canceled plans, hopes, and dreams into… Read More

Create A Rhythm | Family Life | Mental Health | Self Care

2021 Mental Health Goals for Every Parent

Last year did a number on us all, didn’t it? For parents, 2020 delivered a one-two punch: Work from home. Wear masks. Reduce your social circle. And do it all with little ones in tow.  You’re familiar with little ones, right?  They… Read More

Current Events | Mental Health | Seasonal | Self Care

How to Model Contentment When You’re Feeling Pretty Miserable

You’ve read some version of this sentence a bajillion times this year: 2020 has sucked.  It’s just been exhausting, expensive, sad, scary, unpredictable, and painful. If you’re anything like me, you’re counting down the seconds until this 365-day circus has its final… Read More

Celebrations | Current Events | Finance | Seasonal

The Only Thing Your Kids Need for Christmas

I don’t know about you, but fun and variety have been in short supply around our house since the pandemic started. Even though I’ve tried to make our home life as entertaining as possible given our circumstances, there’s something about quarantining at… Read More