Month: February 2015

Children and Chores

My husband and I, like many parents, love to provide for our children an enjoyable life full of enrichment, love, and joy. However, overindulgence without responsibility will lead to entitlement attitudes and dependence. This is the opposite of what we intend to develop in our children by showering them with our love and gifts. One important tool to help your children grow to become … Read More Children and Chores

My Sweet Valentine

Valentine’s Day is a great opportunity to celebrate the one you love. Although, it should not be on the only time in the year  that you do. Make this holiday special by doing something different and very romantic. I suggest skipping the crowded restaurant or the movies, in lieu for real quality time one on one with the one you love. Start by writing … Read More My Sweet Valentine

Consider The Source

I am sure that you have heard the phrase, “consider the source.” Often times, we take that to mean that the source of whatever information is unreliable. It reminded me of the scripture below. 18 But the things that come out of a person’s mouth come from the heart, and these defile them. 19 For out of the heart come evil thoughts—murder, adultery, sexual immorality, theft, … Read More Consider The Source

My Hair Ritual

Taking care of natural hair can be quite the task. Over the years, I have developed an understanding with my hair. The better I take care of it, the better it will look on me. In essence, I have adjusted to what it takes to maintain it. Washing my hair is a ritual. There are certain things that must be done, such as  using … Read More My Hair Ritual

Closet Files #1

Last week, we focused on returning order and function to our closets. This week, let’s tackle making sure that we have the needed and wanted garments in that lovely space. In order to do this, ask yourself these two questions below. What are the various types of places that I go, e.g. work, the gym, church, dining, shopping, etc.? What are the types of … Read More Closet Files #1