You Are Not Lazy, You Just Lack Clarity

Many moms are stuck. Paralyzed. They simply don’t do what they are supposed to. They wonder if they are lazy and often tell themselves they lack the discipline to raise their children. The truth behind the appearance of laziness or the apparent undiscipline in people is lack of clarity. You see…when we are not sure…

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Your Childhood Wounds are Hurting Your Parenting

Yikes! That’s a tough statement…I know! But it took me 16 years to realize that truth in my life. After having my first child, I did everything I could to be the best possible mom. I never would have imagined the way my parents raised me and the things I experienced growing up were actually keeping…

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Who Really Am I? The Answer to the Question Our Soul Seeks

When I was sixteen years old, I started asking myself “life” questions…questions like “who I am in this world?” and “why am I here?”  In order to find the answers, I desperately interrogated all the adults in my life, thinking “old” age is what determined knowledge to the answers. By this time, my faith had weakened by…

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5 Reasons Your Children Will Benefit from Learning Spanish

With the United States being so geographically close to Central and South America, it’s only natural that Spanish is increasingly becoming an important language in the U.S.. Showing up on street signs and advertisements, bilingual signs and communication are here to stay. Older and more traditional folks could resist it, but the truth is the…

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Is Your Child’s Education Preventing His/Her Success?

After the parent’s influence, personal education is probably the next biggest influencer in a person’s life. The degree and level of education a person has dictates the level of success he or she achieves. In fact, the less education a person receives, the less money, social skills, influence and overall success the person accomplishes. In…

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Top Principles Moms Could Learn From CEO’s

While still in high school, I developed a strong passion for communication and leadership skills. As I moved on to college, this passion continued and I got a major in Marketing and International Business. During this time, I had to research systems, processes, structures and management models. While doing so, I found certain patterns and…

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Does Your Church Have Walls?

Walls give us a sense of safety and comfortable boundaries. Walls protect us from danger and from inclement weather. Walls define us and keep us separated from those we choose to not be acquainted with and those we do. Walls could be used for good, but in the case of the church, walls have divided…

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5 Tips to Make Your Homeschool Simple and Effective

I had been homeschooling for 5 years and I was expecting my 4th child… As much as I enjoyed and delighted in the learning and fun activities, my body was weary and burdened. I wasn’t getting enough sleep and the pressure of having to homeschool everyday was beyond what I could handle. I felt as…

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7 Simple Luxury Treats to Make You Feel Like a Queen

There is nothing like a little luxury to make a woman feel special… Luxury is not a bad word, nor is it only for a certain group of people. Luxury speaks of splendor, magnificence and abundance for those who appreciate a little comfort. I’ve learned these traits are characteristics of God and creation lavishes us…

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5 Critical Steps to Follow When Resolving Conflicts with Your Spouse

I was sitting in my bed trying to hold back the tears, not knowing why the most important person in my life was constantly hurting me…and I him. Hurtful words from wounded hearts were the norm for Gus and I. Trying to give love out of a dried up well was the constant in our…

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