So we as parents have a choice to make, how will we train up our child(ren)? Take the challenge. Over the next few weeks I will be completing my Love Dare Challenge. From the authors of international best-selling marriage book The Love Dare comes The Love Dare for Parents, a 40-day journey of “dares” challenging one or both parents to understand, practice, and communicate Christ-like love to their children. Choose to train them in love, I promise it will make a world of difference. Review at http://www.amazon.com/Love-Dare-Parents-Stephen-Kendrick/dp/1480523275 Continue reading Hot Tips: The Love Dare
This week’s blog features Jackson , 15, an amazing young man I met who is an aspiring nurse and Jayda, 17, a confident, bold, young woman who is also looking to go into the field of medicine. Jackson and Jayda have style and flare and will give us their insight regarding adults, kids and respect. (all answers are straight from them, with grammatical errors corrected by moi.) Do you feel that your generation lacks respect for their parents? I do think this generation lacks respect for their parent, because having an attitude or ignoring your parents is cool these days. … Continue reading Hot Kids Crew: R*E*S*P*E*C*T!
As parents it’s our job to raise our children to be productive members of society, to live their dreams, to be successful, and to make us proud. At least that is what I feel like society tells us we should do. I think society skips the part about making sure your child doesn’t turn out to be a complete jerk. Recently I’ve noticed a lot of parents being rather friendly with their children, nothing wrong with this, but there comes a point when you can’t be friendly, your kid won’t like you and that my friend is called parenting. We … Continue reading Hot Mom, Hot Topics: A Reflection of Self….
Big fan, Being Mary Jane, let’s get to the good stuff. So there seems to be a theme in almost every Being Mary Jane episode and that is all of the people in her life rely on her for assistance. Does that not sound familiar to some of you?! I’m sure we all have a story as to being the strong one in the family, the one who has to resolve issues within our families and with our friends. The person that people look to when they are in trouble, sad, hurt or confused. It’s a cross that far too many … Continue reading Being Nanekia…..