Kristy Solis Category

Parenting involves nixing social media

By Kristy Solis To post on social media or not to post on social media? This is one of the many decisions we decide as parents. Before my husband and I even fathomed starting a family, for safety reasons, we decided we would not post our children on social media; and we still do not […]

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Learning to Listen to God

By Kristy Solis One day, I asked her “Do you ever listen to God?” She had a perplexed look on her face and said, “God is quiet.” Then, I asked her “If you do not listen, how do you know when God has answered your prayers?” My daughter said in a matter-of-fact way, “I believe, […]

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Be You

By Kristy Solis Maybe it is in our human nature, but we think we need to succumb to others or we need to be who others expect us to be. This expectation is even imparted to our children. Sometimes, as parents, we may place unnecessary expectations on our children. When this occurs, it creates undue […]

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Love One Another

By Kristy Solis A friend sent me this quote, “Life is too short to wake up in the morning with regret. Love the people who treat you right and forget about the ones who don’t.”   It made me reflect on “what does it really mean to love one another?”

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Are Selfies the answer to engaging the next generation in faith?

By Kristy Solis Recently at Mass, we had a visiting priest, who is currently serving as a papal missionary. During his sermon, the papal missionary spoke of taking a selfie with the Pope. It was the word selfie, which engaged my daughters and other children throughout the sermon, even though the selfie was not the […]

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Is God Listening?

By Kristy Solis Have you ever felt like you were waiting for something? Yet, you are not sure what it may be? In so many ways, life can feel like this.  As we journey through this pandemic, we are waiting for so many norms to occur; yet, time is just passing by quickly.

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Grateful for Sisters

By Kristy Solis A commonality and concern of all parents is the mental health of their children, especially with an ongoing crisis. How will this affect children, siblings or even the family unit as a whole? For my daughters, I encourage them to pray and reflect on daily gratitude in their lives.

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Family Lesson

By Kristy Solis A friend of our family told us, “The world would be a better place if all families stride to teach their families to be well intention in faith.” Although I consider this less a family lesson and more a call from Jesus for all of us to always act with pure intentions, […]

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Companions on this journey

By Kristy Solis As we continue this journey through this pandemic, let us be companions on this journey. Although this has been a difficult crossroad in life, it has affected individuals in many different ways.  Therefore, as we continue, if you have companions or even one companion, it will make this time bearable and worthwhile. […]

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Strong is the only option

By Kristy Solis Over and over, I hear that the world around us is overwhelming. This is true. A pandemic, fires and hurricanes have intertwined in our lives and have become our new norm. Yet, we still need to live daily life through all of these trials.

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When you do not understand

By Kristy Solis The world is struggling around us, this includes families and especially children. We instill in our children to lean on their faith to carry them through this uncertain time. When you do not understand the world around you, it is a time for renewal and to seek faith. It is a time […]

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