Have you ever had really good news and you wanted to tell everyone but the timing wasn’t quite right, yet? But you knew that once you shared it, it would make a huge impact in someone’s life?
4 Steps on How To Talk to Teens About Sexual Assault
Unfortunately, this topic doesn’t get much attention in religious circles. However, it is evident that we live in a rape culture, so I wanted to acknowledge this…in church.
Question from a parent, “My daughter loves Beyoncé. Should I allow her to watch Lemonade? ”
A marvelous mindset changes everything!
A few weeks ago, I spoke at the Gunnery school in Connecticut. I was excited to go because Connecticut is a place I have always enjoyed and this time was no different. The weather was just right, the leaves had just started to change and there wasn’t any snow! I thoroughly enjoyed my time with…
Second Tip: Teach Your Daughter How To Break Up
This is where big decisions are made. It’s one thing to know that you’re unhappy in a friendship and another to actually do something about it. But wouldn’t you agree that if your daughter doesn’t know how to end an unhealthy friendship, it may be all the more difficult for her to recognize the signs and seek refuge if she were in an unhealthy dating relationship?
First Tip: Decide if the Assessment is True
Has your daughter ever said (through sighs and tears) that another girl ruined her day? If your daughter is anything like the ones I’ve worked with over the years, the reason for the ruination could be:
“She didn’t talk to me because I’m not pretty enough and she said I don’t look like the other girls.”
“I couldn’t sit with them because she told them I have an awkward shape.”
“She told the team that if I make it, it’s only because the coach feels sorry for me.”
3 Tips on How to Prevent Your Daughter From Being Bullied
Dear Parents of Daughters, This post is written with you in mind. As you may know, October is National Bullying Prevention Month & starting Monday, here at Marvelous University, we will tackle this important issue and offer tips on prevention. Yes, prevention. I learned years ago that bullying does not have to be and…
It’s MONDAY, Marvelous Monday. The day I’ve decided to post a new blog that will hopefully encourage, empower, motivate…something. But today, on this Marvelous Monday, I’m taking a day to rest. I’ve been going nonstop for the past couple of weeks with a lot of exciting things for which I am extremely hopeful and thankful. And I…
You just have to try it…
I’m not one to ever brag, but my family is full of great cooks. We all have our favorite dish prepared by another family member and we all agree on who can claim “top chef” status for a particular specialty. For my great-grandmother, “Big Mama”, it was peach cobbler. Ohmygoodness! To this day, I have…