Top 10 Diaper Bag Must Haves for on the Go!

If you’re like any new parent, those sleep deprived, frazzled first few months will teach you A LOT about what you need whenever you leave the house with your baby and/or young toddler! I’ll...

3 Ways To Celebrate MLK With Children

When my oldest daughter, Adrielle, was in the second grade, she came home from school and told me that two schoolmates refused to play with her. “They said they are better than me because...

Having Twins | Twice the Miracle- Twice the Mission

"Double-Double- This- This, Double- Double That-That" has so far proven to be the most accurate and timeless answer to "What's it like having twins"? None of us can deny that there seems to be an...

How Divorce Taught Me To Help My Children Process Emotions

Emotions are confusing especially when you don’t have a good grasp of how to understand or handle them. Especially when you throw in a divorce. For kids this is exceptionally difficult because they are...

I’m a “Puddle Parent,” and Here’s Why

Helicopter parent. Snowplow parent. Tiger parent. Jellyfish parent? I’ve never strongly identified with any of these parenting styles, but recently I heard one that I can get on board with: puddle parent. Broadly defined,...
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5 Things I Wish I Was Told About Motherhood Before Becoming a Mother

As a first time or new parent, the amount of advice from friends, family and strangers alike can at times be helpful and reassuring but can also be completely overwhelming and confusing. There are...
Back to School Traditions-Tashara Angelle- First Day of School, Mom and daughter

Back-To-School Traditions: What Are Your Favorites?

What are your family's favorite back-to-school traditions? Growing up, my family had a “tradition” for everything. For New Year’s Eve, as a pastor’s family, we all gathered in a circle at midnight to “pray in”...

5 Ways to Empower Young Voices From a Psychologist

5 Ways to Empower Young Voices From a Psychologist | It is a typical, rushed weekday in the car and my daughter starts telling me something. She has a flair for the dramatic, and...

Help! Is My Daughter Ready to Start Shaving?

When your daughter is ready to start shaving, you may have conflicted feelings and a LOT of questions. Here’s what you need to know before you dive into this new dimension of parenting your...

Parents, It’s Okay to Grieve the Small Pandemic Losses

My daughter was five months old when the country shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic. I was finally feeling the newborn fog beginning to lift and slowly settling into life as a mom...