Wisdom

“For the Lord gives wisdom.” Proverbs 2:6 _ We live in a world where we are faced with tough decisions. I am thankful that in those times I have my faith to lean on. I have learned in my life to pray for discernment to help me do what I feel is the right course…

Shoutout Saturday-Back Home

It’s Shoutout Saturday! Let me tell you about this very special gem from my collection by @gloriajeanpinkney entitled BACK HOME. _ 👨‍👩‍👦👨‍👩‍👧‍👦👴👵 Living far away from extended family can make it tough to build and maintain bonds that help young children build their identity. _ 🚙👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 This book reminds me of the many road trips my husband…

Want to help your child adjust to a recent move?

🎉👨‍👩‍👧‍👧🎊Host or attend several gatherings with family and friends to announce the move and celebrate this new chapter in your lives. — 🏖🏕🎡 Take the time to visit special places as a family that hold great memories and draw you closer to each other. — ✈️🗺🏫 Visit your new location if possible before you move so that…

Throwback Thursday-Family Matters

📸 Have I got a Throwback Thursday for you all today! _ 🚚 Moving can be really hard on young kids because it can mean long periods of separation from extended family. _ 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 My husband and I come from large families with lots of brothers and sisters and even more cousins, aunts and uncles. We made every…

We ALL Need Great Teachers

“How, then, can they call on the one they have not believed in? And how can they believe in the one of whom they have not heard? And how can they hear without someone preaching to them?” ‭‭Romans‬ ‭10:14‬ ‭NIV‬‬ This one goes out to all of my brothers and sisters who have taken on…

Shoutout Saturday-Don’t Say A Word, Mama

📣 It’s Shoutout Saturday and I have to tell you about another wonderful book entitled Don’t Say A Word, Mamá (No Digas Nada, Mamá) by Joe Hayes. – 🌶🌽🍅Hayes teams up with illustrator Esau Valencia to tell the story of two sisters who love each other and their mother so much that they overflow their mother’s…

Give The Gift of Learning

🎁🎁🎁To make your holiday season merry and bright, I am offering my Holiday Baby Box and Holiday Big Box to one-time and monthly subscribers at the $100 level and above! – 📕📗📘You will receive my book of the month along with access to advance content and resources. You also have the option to receive my…

Thanksgiving from the #TeamMCESS

🙏🏾 Thanksgiving is a time when we gather with family and friends to give thanks for all we have received throughout the year. – 🥰 This year, I am especially thankful for all of YOU!!! – 🤗 May God bless you today and always! Happy Thanksgiving from my family to yours! – 💁🏽‍♀️What are you thankful for today?

How to Build Your Child’s Motor Skills

🙇🏻‍♂️🙇🏾‍♀️🙇🏼‍♂️🙇🏻‍♀️Do you want to build your child’s motor skills? You can do so by inviting your children to help you get your home ready for the holidays! – 🎄Hand your children holiday napkins to fold, or give them decorative pinecones to fill your dining room centerpiece. You can also give them a box of Christmas…

Children Must Be Seen And Heard

👧🏼👦🏾👧🏻🧒🏽👧🏿🧒🏼👧🏽👦🏻Every child needs to know that they are seen, heard, and important. — 🕰 As adults, we must make the effort to give undivided attention to our children. — 🙇🏻‍♂️🙇🏾‍♀️🙇🏽‍♂️Moments of quality and quantity time impact a child’s identity, self-esteem, confidence, and behavior towards others. — 💁🏽‍♀️ What are ways that you show your children they are…

Happy Sunday, Family

Many of us are preparing to celebrate Thanksgiving, and we know that there is truly something to be thankful for every day! – As we model gratitude and generosity on a daily basis in front of our children through our words and actions, we demonstrate humility and appreciation for God and others. – This lays…

Shoutout Saturday-The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind

🌻 It’s Shoutout Saturday and I have to tell you about another one of my favorite books entitled The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by #WilliamKamkwamba and #BryanMealer. – ⚡️Kamkwamba and Mealer team up to tell Kamkwamba’s story of how at the age of fourteen he brought electricity to his village in Malawi to help them through a drought….