Category: Family

Do You Really Like Your Significant Other

During a recent interview with Quinton Duncan (see video below), I was asked how my husband and I kept our marriage strong. My answer was to just be friends and actually like each other. The lovey dovey phase in the beginning of any relationship is just that, a phase. That wears off over time and…
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5 Steps for Preparing & Dealing with Online Schooling

It is about that time. Whether it is already started or coming up, online schooling for our children has changed our lives. First off, thank you, teachers, so much because Lord knows I had no idea how hard your job was (cue Will Ferrell crying while drinking wine in the movie Get Hard). No matter…
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Back to School Blessing

There are so many ways to give back in the community. Whether you are helping at a food pantry, holding the door for someone, washing cars for a fundraiser, or volunteering your time at the local YMCA, giving back is greatly appreciated. In 2018, I came up with an idea to help families who need…
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Hand Keepsake

Sponsored ads, we all see them on social media right. A few weeks ago, I spotted this ad that caught my attention. It was a mold of two hands. Some were a parent and child, some were a child’s hands, or the hands of a couple. Now,you know how things ordered from the internet can…
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Generational Wealth

I have heard these two words being mentioned a lot over the past few months. Of course, it is easy to say it out loud, but how do you put it into action? Do you even know what generational wealth is? Or how to set your family up for success now and in the future?…
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Mini Bible Lessons

Daily devotionals and bible study are traditions that we stick to in our household. Recently, I found this great website with over 50 printable bible study lessons. These have been great for our boys because they focus on what is going on in the world right and are very relatable. I have him review and…
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NFL Game Day Preparation

FINALLY! The moment we’ve all been waiting for. Football is BACK! #GoRaiders #R4L #RaiderNation #LasVegasRaiders The NFL schedule for all teams/all games was recently released. Besides the stimulus checks, this is the best news we’ve gotten in a while! One of the highlights of our year is going to the Raiders games. We’ve gone to…
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Make-A-Wish Experience

One day at Khaleb’s routine pediatric appointment, one of his nurses suggested we apply for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. I did not know much about it, so she gave me a card to her point of contact. I emailed the lady on the card and she gave me a call that afternoon. She explained the process…
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Family Rock Activity

The past six weeks have been challenging. Outside of homework and Zoom video calls with teachers, entertaining our children became a real challenge. On top of that, I have a busy schedule working from home, teleconferences, emails, and not skipping a beat as a leader. I wanted us to do an activity other than the…
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What is Moebius Syndrome?

Our son Khaleb was diagnosed with Moebius Syndrome at birth. Moebius Syndrome is a rare neurological condition that primarily affects the muscles that control facial expression, eye movement, and speech. Khaleb cannot smile or make facial expressions. Due to having Moebius Syndrome, he cannot close his eyelids completely, which leads to eye sensitivity to prolonged…
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