YOUR NEGATIVE SELF-TALK NEGATIVELY AFFECTS YOUR CHILD

How is your child internalizing your negative self-talk?  As a young child, my mother demanded that I be strong and not let “them” see me cry! Now, reflecting on those moments, I am 100% certain that my determination to be strong and ultimately the strength I exhibit in life is due to my mother. I…

The Selfish Mommy

When you became a mom, did anyone warn you of the dangers of losing yourself in your child? We do our best to raise respectful, independent, generous, compassionate people who will positively contribute to the world in which we live. And somehow in raising these little people many of us lose ourselves. We lose our…

6 Ways to Make Your Christmas Day More Meaningful

Do you long for a more meaningful Christmas Day? Me too! Many of us have already fallen prey to the commercialism of Christmas! And like in years past, we find ourselves immersed in the hustle and bustle of the season. Maybe it’s the chaos of Christmas shopping or the pressure of staying within a budget or…

My Child Does Not Believe In God

What should you do when your child tells you he does not believe in God?   For a Christian parent, you may feel blindsided by the news. I saw the signs and I was still crushed!   My son made this announcement one evening after dinner. I was able to maintain my composure and make…