Juneteenth—explaining it to your kids

Juneteenth is an American Celebration (a combination of the words June and Nineteenth).  Until recently, I’d wager to say that it hasn’t been very well-known to many, other than African Americans. Juneteenth (also known as Emancipation Day) is oldest established celebration of the end of slavery in the United States. The holiday originated on June…

Strength Through Christ

Needless to say, it’s been quite some time since I’ve posted regularly.  The other day, I ended my “hiatus” with a brand new post, remembering my father. Although I didn’t think of this on Mother’s Day, I feel it’s only appropriate to also reflect on my beautiful mom as well.  She was the rock of our…

Father’s day good news and reflections . .

It’s been several years since dad passed away. Forty-five to be exact. I was 10 years old, yet the day is as vivid and fresh in my mind as ever. I won’t rehash every detail of that day or how it affected our lives growing up; but I will say, how very special it was to…

Cherish Your Kids – They Grow Fast

If you are a new parent, you may be feeling a bit overwhelmed; this may continue for some time, but rest assured you will get the hang of it and will soon notice that you are getting a nice routine down packed.  Well, seemingly operating on “autopilot”