Last month I told you all about our 10th anniversary and a health issue that took us by surprise. I subsequently received the first diagnosis of peripheral neuropathy – although I am not diabetic. The neuropathy, somehow triggered the secondary condition, erythromelalgia. We were only able to arrive at this diagnosis after many months and visits to […]
Finding the For Better in the For Worse Times in Your Marriage
We’re all familiar with the oft-repeated nuptial phrase, “for better or for worse“. (Cue wedding music). We repeat those words in our marriage vows, transfixed in the moment, as we gaze into our sweetie’s eyes. Deep breath…..Ahhh, “I love you”. (Stop wedding music…screech!). In that moment we may not have the full understanding of what the […]
3 Practical Things That Can Really Help Your Marriage in the Early Years
This year I am especially nostalgic and excited about our marriage as we will be celebrating…drum roll please…. our 10th wedding anniversary!! Yay!! Look at God! You know, I truly can not believe it’s been a whole decade. Where does the time go? As I think back on the beginnings and how we managed to […]
Our 2015 Winter Holiday Recap (Slideshow)
Every year there is high anticipation for the Christmas and New Year holiday seasons. And alas, each time, without disappointment, the holidays come and then they go. Swiftly. Very rarely does the season (or anytime for that matter) go exactly as planned. Here’s how our holidays shaped up. Our 2015 Winter Holiday Recap. Our holidays were […]
7+ Ideas for Easter Activities (That You’re Gonna Love!)
Updated: 3/24/17 It’s Easter (almost)! I have very fond memories, growing up in Jamaica and celebrating Easter. I can still remember my grandma laying out rows of hot cross buns to cool on the kitchen table. We always ate our national dish (ackee and saltfish) for breakfast and Easter dinner was a family affair. We […]
Sharing the Easter Story with Legos!
Easter celebrations are almost upon us. Every year I work with the boys to find creative ways to share the story of Jesus’s suffering, death, triumphant resurrection and ultimate ascension. This year, Legos seemed like the perfect resource to use. Here’s how the boys shared the Easter story using Legos. Inspired by some of the […]
10 Books About Martin Luther King, Jr.
This post was originally featured on my now retired Wix blog 2/2/15. This is an edited re-post. Martin Luther King Jr. Day is celebrated on the third Monday in January, his actual birthday is January 15. Today @homewithmykings in honor of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day we’re taking some time to share a […]
How to Teach Your Kids Basic Bible Knowledge
Hello again friends, How’s the Fall weather been treatin’ ya? I love the colors of Fall; my favorite is the brilliant oranges of the maples!! God is the most brilliant artist of all time! Most days @homewithmykings we do Basic Bible Business. What’s that you ask? Simply trying to teach my kids the structure of the Bible. […]
Happy Birthday to Me and My Blog Anniversary!
Hey friends, Guess what?? It’s my birthday so HAPPY BIRTHDAY to me! I am so thankful to God for 39 years of life. He’s not only kept me, but, He has blessed me abundantly, with His love, the gift of salvation, marriage, children, health, and wisdom! It is also the very 1ST. ANNIVERSARY of […]
How to Recover from the Winter Blues
Today I was in a particularly “woe is me” kind of mood. Thinking about all the things I had to do, thinking about how my life sometimes feels like the routine of a washing machine “wash, rinse, repeat”. With the sparkle and bustling activity of the holidays behind us, it may just be that the monotony of the remaining […]