Bully

THE BULLY by Crystal Horton

My daughter loves school. As soon as the alarm goes off, she’s up and ready within minutes. She can’t wait to start her day. Recess is her favorite activity. Over a three month period, we began noticing a change in her attitude. Her morning spunk disappeared. She argued when it was time to leave and Read More

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TELLING THE TRUTH by Crystal Horton

Recently our oldest daughter asked, “Is Daddy Santa?” She had figured it out, thanks to reading the “Sisters” series written by Raina Telgemeier. Her reaction was priceless. Her facial expression was like a person walking into their surprise party. She laughed at the thought of how funny it was to think that Santa was real. Read More

Recipe of the Week: Spaghetti

IMPORTANCE OF DINNER TIME by Crystal Horton

  Dinner is my favorite meal of the day. It’s not about the food rather it’s about the opportunity for the five of us to sit, pray and eat together. Table time allows us to get to tell stories about our day, the challenges we faced and we can laugh together. Dr. Laura Markham, the Read More

SAHM

DEVELOPING A MOMPRENEUR MINDSET by Crystal Horton

In the world of a “MomPreneur,” I believe our mindset is our most valuable asset. Keeping our mindset clear and focused brings clarity to both our business and our family life. I recently saw an interview with Success Magazine founder Darren Hardy, where he shared a quote that made a profound impact on me. “Your Read More

Grandma

WHY CAN’T GRANDMA BE MORE LIKE JESUS? by Crystal Horton

As we were finishing up our normal bedtime routine, I leaned over to kiss my daughter goodnight. Suddenly, my daughter, burst into tears and said: “Why can’t (great) Grandma be like Jesus?” I asked her what she meant, and she replied: “I want Grandma to come down from heaven as Jesus did, so she can Read More

Self-Motivation

Encourage Self-Motivation

Why, hello there! Self-motivation is often underestimated by parent expectations. Parents set the bar high for their child and often misunderstand brain development. Children naturally motivate themselves around seven years old. Guide your child on how to maximize their ability to motivate themselves. Self-motivation forms from within with many opportunities in life to nurture it. Read More