Remember This – Your Child’s Worth is Not Found in Other People’s Opinions or Judgments of Them

It's happening again... the infamous end-of-year awards. As the school year is ending, the ubiquitous part of the graduations and moving up ceremonies is the handing out of special recognitions and awards. For every child who receives an award, there are countless others that don't. And twice as many parents in the audience possibly grappling … Continue reading Remember This – Your Child’s Worth is Not Found in Other People’s Opinions or Judgments of Them

Faith-Filled Moms: Faith for the Unknown Journey Ahead

I hope you have been enjoying this Faith-Filled Moms series - each story has been a blessing to me personally, and I've captured words of wisdom from each mom's story. You can also catch my interview with each guest blogger on Destined 4 the Dub's Facebook Page, as we go deeper into their stories. This … Continue reading Faith-Filled Moms: Faith for the Unknown Journey Ahead

Motherhood Reimagined

Last week I wrote about the responsibility of raising children to value and respect of others in our society, you can find that story here. I did some soul-searching after reading my words and started reflecting on the type of parent I was overall. I reflected that being a mother is extremely tough. I simply … Continue reading Motherhood Reimagined

Using Your Pain to Help Someone Else

Yesterday I received a text from a friend – a fellow sports mom that I met years ago through our local track team.  We grew closer after she moved away, and over the years have shared personal struggles, and encouraged each other as we ventured through life. She has two amazing young athletes, and I … Continue reading Using Your Pain to Help Someone Else