2 Important Questions

When I’m asked to talk about childhood hunger with groups in our community, I talk about these 2 scenarios. In recent email from a National Organization, No Kid Hungry, it’s obvious they talk about it too. You’re about to read two questions… They are either/or questions. And the purpose of these questions is to determine what you […]


Types of Bullying and How to Spot Them: These days, bullying is no longer limited to face-to-face interactions.  When I was in schools teaching the DARE Program  “bullying” was the subject I was most passionate about because I could see the pain that bullying caused to so many students and how they were affected from […]


Who is ready for school to start?? As a parent, this time of year is surrounded with many emotions.  If I am honest, I am ready for them to go back to school.  But then they go back, and I miss spending so much time with them.  So as a parent, how do we prepare […]

Exciting News!

For years, I have wanted to have a Childhood Hunger Awareness Day in our community.  Parish President, Layton Ricks,  and I talked about it several years ago and he told me, “just tell me when.”   Several months ago with the help of our friend and board member, Jan Benton, it was approved for the […]

Back to School Tips and Tricks

Words of wisdom from our friend, Mighty mom Board Member and Assistant Principal of Juban Parc Junior High, Justin Wax. 12 Secret Parent Tricks to Survive the Start of School The return to school can be exciting for students and parents, but it can also be a challenge. Here are 12 tips to make it […]

Vaping: What Parents Need To Know

If you have a pre-teen or teen you have probably had a discussion with your child or maybe with any parent about Vaping and Juuling.  This new fad among our junior high and high school kids has caused concern in my group of people this summer.  My youngest son, goes to Central Private School and […]

Go Play!

So how many of you out there are ready for school to start? This Mama is! Personally,  I like the routine of the school year.  Summer is great, at first,  relaxing days, no rushing around, sleeping late…..  you know all the good stuff.  That is until about week 6 for me.  Now, I cant handle the […]

Change is good

Change is hard because our brains are wired to do the same thing over and over, regardless if that “thing” is good or bad for us or is working or not working for us.  Change is difficult when going through it. I do believe change is good for us though.   Mighty Moms recently CHANGED […]

Embracing Change

Change…….. Sometimes just that word can cause a range of emotions to flood you.  Change is not bad, just different. There is always time to change your life for the better when we learn how to embrace it and welcome it.  Change can inspire us and motivate us to reach higher than we ever have […]