Parenting

Fearless Friday-Family is the Anchor

Fearless Friday-Family is the Anchor

  Welcome back to this week’s #Fearless Friday video blog! We hope you are encouraged today as you head into your weekend!! Today we are discussing the irreplaceable role of the family. When your children grasp for something to hold onto in the midst of the storm, they will reach for the anchor of your family! You are doing a…

Stand Guard

Stand Guard

“Timothy, guard what has been entrusted to your care.  Turn away from godless chatter and the opposing ideas of what is falsely called knowledge, which some have professed and in so doing have wandered from the faith.  Grace be with you.”  1 Timothy 6:20 I don’t think there is a scripture that more closely represents the prayer I pray for…

Confessions of a Goody Two-Shoes

Confessions of a Goody Two-Shoes

I thought a lot about you guys this weekend…you know, you…you parents who are sometimes called too strict, too involved, too nosey, goody two-shoes…you know “Those Parents”.  I am one of you.  You are one of those parents if other teens say things to their parents about your children like, “Even John is getting to go this time! Please say…

Valley of Trouble

Valley of Trouble

  Man, do I know the feeling of, “Where exactly are you taking them?  Because this looks like a foreign land, in fact, much like a desert!”  That feeling of worry as you watch your child walk through a difficult situation or process can be frightening and painful.  This morning, while praying for several different friends, the Lord used a…

Rise and Shine

Rise and Shine

Rise and Shine!  I love this video!  Nothing in life is easy and nothing worth its salt happens by accident.  The lessons we learn through pain, the obstacles we have to run, teach us the truths that stay with us for a lifetime.  It is worth your effort.  It is worth your discomfort and sacrifice.  He did not call you…

Strength

Strength

Strength is the physical power to carry out demanding tasks; emotional toughness: the necessary qualities required to deal with stressful or painful situations; and a source of strength or support. Another definition I read said, “the power to resist attack.”  I love that! “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all…

TIME

TIME

As I think back over my 40 + years of living…I realize that I have missed so much of it. I remember being a very little girl and being so excited that I would soon start school. I remember anxiously awaiting the 4th grade so that we could change classes. No sooner did 4th grade arrive and I was dreaming…

The Talk

The Talk

  I have given a presentation to parents for years about dealing with sexuality with their children. We discuss age appropriate ideas for covering the topic of sex and warning signs to be aware of the older our kiddos get. One of the facts we use, is that experts say you should talk to children about sex by age 8…

Warning- The Momo Challenge

Warning- The Momo Challenge

** Warning: the picture associated with this link is disturbing.** Well as the new school year begins, we have our first warning to post for all of you parents. https://abc7amarillo.com/news/nation-world/teens-target-of-suicide-challenge-spreading-on-social-media This newest evil attack on your children is called the “Momo Challenge”. It is happening via WhatsApp and people are being encouraged to harm themselves or commit suicide. This is…

Back to School

Back to School

“And Jesus came and said, ‘All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and the Son and the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end…