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Mamas and Coffee® hosts Coffee Chats every Friday in their Facebook group. These LIVES are where individuals can sign up and chat about life. It’s REAL, RAW, and RANDOM. But oh, so fun. Let’s Introduce Our Coffee Chat Guest Marla is the author of My Thoughts Abandoned. She is also a freelance writer, blogger, and speaker. As the founder of …

Words Of Wisdom For High School Graduates From The #MaCs

words of wisdom for high school graduates

High School Graduation is here! I love seeing photos shared on social media of all the graduates and reading about their upcoming plans in life.  It took me back to my High School graduation many, many years ago.  I remember the talks from my mom, family, and her friends telling me they wanted to share words of wisdom for high …

Tips to Make Learning at Home More Fun

Making learning more fun at home - math homework

Whether you are looking to support your child throughout the school year or want to make sure they don’t fall below grade level this summer, you’re probably going to get some pushback. School can be overwhelming for kids, and when they come home, they just want to play. The problem is that often times kids need more than school to …

No, I’m Not Paying You To Clean Your Room

So, we’ve determined my answer to the question “should kids get an allowance?” Be sure to go over and read that article. Now let’s talk about why we do not associate payment with chores. You read that right. Our kids receive an allowance every month, no strings attached. But, there is a lesson behind it. So, be sure to click …

Four Ways Parents Can Support Reading At Home With Young Adolescents

As students transition from elementary school to middle school, their motivation to read declines. During this transition, students are forced to shift from the pleasure of reading to academic reading to learn new information (Barton, 2018; Kelley & Decker, 2009). In addition, motivating students to read at the high-school level has proven difficult for teachers (Barton, 2018; Jang, Conradi, McKenna …

#1 Bible For Kids

#1 Bible For Kids

Something exciting happened to me today.  You see, I had this article scheduled to write Monday, November 26.  It didn’t happen. Then I planned to write it Tuesday. It didn’t happen.  So, today came, and I had to get it done.  The day started like any other day, my husband’s alarm going off, my alarm going off and hitting snooze five times.  …

You Are Somebody

Each day is a new day.  It’s an opportunity to go into the world and make a difference.  With that comes a moment that we must take to practice self-empowerment, self-motivation, and self-love.  As we step out of the comfort of our own homes and sometimes our own bedrooms, we need to get our mind right to tackle this thing …