Back to School, Family

Back-to-School Tips for Parents

Kids are often anxious about the new school year. While they are excited to begin a new adventure, there are many unknown factors that scare them. PBS Parents offers tips to help you prepare your child for the new school year without the anxiety… for either of you! New School Year

Empowered to Write

8 Steps to Effectively Share a Message Step 6: Produce Podcasts/Videos

 Developing a personal connection with people in your audience helps promote your message. People like to buy from someone they know. When they feel they have gotten to know you, they want to learn more, either through other material you have created or by buying your books. A podcast & videos are a great way for people to get to…

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Empowered to Lead

5 Proven Steps to Mentor New Leaders Step 5: Trust

I believe the most difficult part of this process is Trust. There simply comes a time when you must turn responsibility over to the other person & surrender control. This can be tough, especially if the project is one you started from scratch. When we birth a project & develop it, we have specific ideas how it should be done.…

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Empowered to Lead

5 Proven Steps to Mentor New Leaders Part 2: Teach

   The disciples first had the opportunity to watch Jesus talk to large crowds & smaller groups, seeing Him share His message. These moments gave the disciples the chance to see Jesus model the behavior He wanted them to imitate & to hear the lessons He was sharing as He spoke to the public. This, however, was not enough. Jesus…

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Guilty Mommy Guide 2 Life

The Problem with Guilt Part 2: We Try to Make it Right

If we think we are guilty, then we believe we have done something wrong. When we do something wrong, we try to make it right. We make a mistake, we correct it. We break something, we replace it. We damage something, we pay to have it repair. These are all very cut & dry, very black & white. Unfortunately, most…

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Guilty Mommy Guide 2 Life

The Problem with Guilt Part 1: Guilt Implies We’ve Done Something Wrong!

I LOVE Law & Order. I watch it on one of the local stations every Wednesday & Thursday. I watch other crime shows as well but Law & Order allows me to see the police do their job & the prosecutors do their job. So I see courtroom action every episode. Most episodes, at some point, a judge asks the…

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Guilty Mommy Guide 2 Life, Summer Survival Guide

The Amazing Power of VBS Video Edition: Introduction

Back to School

Kick Off Summer by Preparing for Back-to-School: #4 Create a Budget

It’s easy to overspend during BTS. Ever if you only buy the essentials, those items can run into a lot of money. You must sit down with your list & create a budget. Knowing ahead of time what BTS is going to cost prevents surprises.

Back to School, Guilty Mommy Guide 2 Life

Kick Off Summer by Preparing for Back-to-School: #3 Make a List