East Texas Baptist University. Last stop on the Texas Whirlwind Tour!

East Texas Baptist University. Last stop on the Texas Whirlwind Tour! https://www.facebook.com/Shelterwood

It has been a fun week here on campus! Even Kira, a therapy dog who visits once…

It has been a fun week here on campus! Even Kira, a therapy dog who visits once a week dressed for the occasion! Happy Friday and Happy Halloween! https://www.facebook.com/Shelterwood

Congratulations to our most recent graduate!

Congratulations to our most recent graduate! https://www.facebook.com/Shelterwood

Please join us in praying for some of our students who are on a Spiritual Retrea…

Please join us in praying for some of our students who are on a Spiritual Retreat this weekend. We’re excited to see what God is doing with this weekend in the heart and lives of the students attending!… Read More

Amy Hunter: D Is for Dumba**

We’ve all heard the line, “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results.” Someone needs to explain this to my 3-year-old. Read more: Toddlers, 3-Year-Old, Alphabet, Parenting, Contrarian, Humor, Parenting… Read More

Elaine Taylor-Klaus: How to Safely Talk with (Anxious) Kids about School Shootings

Don’t pretend nothing’s happened. Respond to questions and concerns directly, matter-of-factly and age-appropriately. Read more: Parenting, School Shootings, School Shooting, Marysville-Pilchuck High School Shooting, Anxiety, Anxious Children, Communication Skills, Parenting Anxiety, Parents News http://familylifeworks.org/blog

KnowMore TV: 3 Strategies for Raising a Smart Kid

What are some of the best ways to encourage a lifelong love of learning? Researchers say having children focus less on how smart they are and more on improvement and working hard helps create a mindset that leads… Read More

Aimee Le Zakrewski Clark: Healing Vigilante: 7 Things Parents Absolutely Need to Know About Red Ribbon Week

I am new kindergarten mom. I believe in community and wanted to become involved right away. I got lucky and became the coordinator for Red Ribbon Week (RRW). I had a lot to learn, because although RRW has… Read More

Sarah Bregel: I Did All I Could Today

All days can’t be like this. If they were, no one would do yoga or cry and drink wine and write blogs about parenting. Read more: Happiness, Parenting, Work at Home Moms, Work-Life Balance, Life After Kids, Parents-Moms,… Read More

Shay Chan Hodges: #WhyImVoting Needs to Be #WhyImRunning and Here’s Why

While I love the #WhyImVoting hashtag, it’s pretty clear to me that until #WhyI’mRunning is more of a thing, it’s going to be an uphill battle to pass legislation that makes family life frankly more livable. Read more:… Read More