I spend a lot of time praying for people. Whether it’s assisting with my church’s prayer ministry and getting personal requests from friends, pray is a huge part of my everyday life. One thing I’ve realized lately is that sometimes I am so busy praying for others that I forget to take the time to […]
Tomorrow officially starts one of my favorite seasons of the year. There’s so much I love about fall: the milder temperatures, the celebration of my daughter’s birthday, and all the wonderful television shows and movies that premiere.
We’re only a couple of weeks away from what should be the start of the fall premiere of television shows. Thanks to COVID-19, which halted filming for many of the shows, who knows when—or if—the fall season will happen? If you’re like me, you’re always looking for a great show to enjoy, and since […]
I’m excited to kick off a new annual spotlight on grandmas since September 13 is grandparents’ day. We’re starting off the series with Karen Moore Sparks, an employee with the City of Birmingham and my awesome sister-in-love.
The new school year started last week, and I find myself a little nostalgic. Maybe it’s the fact that my daughter is now starting her junior year in high school, but I find myself wondering if I’m sowing into her life in the way she needs so she knows her value and worth.
Just because your child has finished high school doesn’t mean the learning has stopped. Now it’s time to kick their preparation of how to handle “real life” into overdrive. Let me state that I understand not every child will go to college. These are life skills that apply whether you go to school or not.
Bettye Chapman is no stranger to stretching herself to become the best she can be. Not only did she decide to tackle taekwondo, but she also launched her own business.
How did we get here?
It seems like lately I’m trying to hold back time.
It’s inevitable. One day you’ll look up and your baby will no longer be a baby, but a big boy or girl ready to start elementary school and face the world. While you’re preparing their lunch or helping them stuff their backpack, make sure you’ve prepared them in other ways too.