Keeping It Real With Keys: Thanksgiving Edition

Keeping It Real With Keys: Thanksgiving Edition

Hey everybody! I wanted to drop a little note of encouragement to all of my readers as we head into the Thanksgiving holiday. Often in my life, there are things that happen that I don’t like and more often than not I succumb to the temptation of dwelling too long on...
The Trap Of Overcommitment

The Trap Of Overcommitment

The temptation of saying yes, when we should be saying no is, unfortunately, a very common practice these days. In general, we live in a highly overstimulated, over-scheduled society and culture where how much you involve your children in determines how good of a mom...
Food For Thought…Turn the Other Cheek or Not.

Food For Thought…Turn the Other Cheek or Not.

Over the last several months I’ve contemplated this topic. As a mom of two school-aged children, we are always bombarded with this notion of teaching our kids to turn the other cheek. When another child attacks our kids, we are told to teach them not to fight back or...
Helicopter vs. Meerkat Parent pt. 2

Helicopter vs. Meerkat Parent pt. 2

We left off last week discussing the differences between helicopter and meerkat parenting styles. Helicopter parents, in addition to having a hard time letting their children make their own decisions, also have a difficult time allowing their children resolve conflict...