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…

Strong Foundations

🌎The world opens up to anyone who can read. – 📚This first has to be modeled for children in ways that demonstrate the power of the written word and encourages a love for books at the same time. – 💁🏽‍♀️ What are ways that you build a strong literacy foundation in your family?

Choose Joy

😀“The joy of the Lord is your strength.” Nehemiah 8:10 – 🙂As you go into this new week, choose to do so in the joy of the Lord. His joy will strengthen you from the inside out and empower you to accomplish all that must be done in the week ahead. – 😃Be encouraged, and…

Literacy Matters

🌎 The world opens up to anyone who can read. _ 📚 This first has to be modeled for children in ways that demonstrate the power of the written word and encourages a love for books at the same time. _ 💁🏽‍♀️ What are ways that you build a strong literacy foundation in your family?

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🌻 Happy Monday! _ 🤗 Welcome to everyone who would like to help me unlock the genius in every child, and thank you to everyone who has joined me in my efforts thus far! _ 🌟 As of today, I am only $6 short of $100 in support of my Ask Dr. Marta Patreon goals! _ 💁🏽‍♀️ Would you…

Children Are Gifts

🎁👦🏾👧🏻🧒🏼👧🏿👦🏽👦🏻👧🏾🎁Each child is a gift from God and has a purpose in life. _ 🌟🌟🌟Let us as parents, grandparents, and educators inform them of and facilitate them in becoming all they are destined to be!

Worry Doesn’t Work

💁🏽‍♀️ Over the years, I’ve done my fair share of worrying about any number of matters surrounding my career in academia, our educational systems, and my children’s development. _ 🙏🏾 However, I learned to convert the energy it took to worry into opportunities to pray. When I did, God gave me peace and wisdom to navigate each…

Children Need Positive Affirmations

One of the best things you can do for your children is instill self-worth and identity in their hearts through positive affirmations. Some great affirmations you can teach your children are: ❤️I am loved. 🧠I am smart. 😍I am beautiful. 🙏🏾I am blessed. 😇I am kind. 💁🏽‍♀️What positive affirmations do you teach your children? ✅Like…

Scripture Sunday

🙏🏾 Learning to trust the Lord as it relates to our children is one of the greatest lessons we as parents can learn. ___ 🙏🏾 If we acknowledge Him, He will direct our paths to the best ways in which to educate each unique child in order to equip them for a successful future. ___ 💁🏽‍♀️How have…

Children Are Masterpieces

👧🏾👦🏼👦🏿🧑🏽👧🏻Each child is a masterpiece with wonderfully unique attributes that reflect the handiwork of God. ___ 🙇🏽‍♀️Take a moment to reflect on this the next time you look into the eyes of your child. ___ ✅ Like and 💬 comment! 📲 Tag your friends to join the conversation!

Learning From Birth

👦🏾👧🏻 👧🏾🧒🏼 Early childhood (from birth to 6-8yrs) is the period of your child’s development in which the foundation of their physical, emotional, and social development is established. ___ 🙇🏾‍♀️🙇🏽‍♂️🙇🏼‍♀️🙇🏻‍♂️ During these formative years, children learn the most in the home through interaction with parents and guardians. ___ 💁🏽‍♀️What are some effective ways you have worked with your…