9 Tips to Calm Your Anxious Child

9 Tips to Calm Your Anxious Child

Anxiety. That one word can evoke so many emotions: fear, stress, sadness, anger, disappointment, overload. For a child who has trouble communicating how they feel, it can be completely overwhelming. So, how do you help a child who is feeling out of control? I am not a...
Is My Child Ready For Kindergarten?

Is My Child Ready For Kindergarten?

Is my child ready for kindergarten? This is a common question parents ask during the later preschool years. There are a few indicators to help you make the decision if your child is ready for Kindergarten or if another year would be beneficial. Academically: can...
Choose to Embrace the Gift

Choose to Embrace the Gift

A working mother’s thoughts on this past week and what’s ahead… I went out for a run today, trying to beat the rain in an effort to clear my head. Between the recent tornados and the coronavirus, it has been a gloomy week here in Middle Tennessee and raining...
Staying Joyful This Christmas

Staying Joyful This Christmas

Somedays, it sure feels like us moms are responsible for creating the magic of Christmas for our families to enjoy. And let’s face it, there’s a lot on our to do list. We buy the gifts, bake the cookies, mail the cards, decorate the house, cook the...
Halloween in Franklin, TN

Halloween in Franklin, TN

Halloween in Franklin, TN comes around every year and Christians have to make a decision of how they will use the day. Throughout the many years of ministry and not so many years of parenting, I have chosen all three options listed above. We have hosted and...