By Kristy Solis As we continue this journey through this pandemic, today marks approximately 60 days of shelter in place for our family. During this time, we have learned as a family that it is important to pause, to reflect, to have faith and to keep moving forward. I challenge you to stop and think, […]
By Kristy Solis In this ever-changing world as we journey through this pandemic, it is important to reflect, to have faith and to keep moving forward. It is normal to feel scared, anxious, angry, sad or all these emotions at one time. You just do not want to live there. Worry ends where faith begins. […]
By Kristy Solis One of the most important decisions that you will have to make on behalf of your child is deciding where your child will be educated. When it came time to make this decision for our child, we had way too many options of schools. Post-Katrina education had a different
By Kristy Solis One night, as a family, as we were driving past a cemetery. My oldest daughter pointed at the cemetery and said, “Is that where we are going?” Without missing a beat, my husband exclaimed, “Eventually, one day we will all go to a cemetery!” with a chuckle.
By Kristy Solis Do you teach your child about the depths of gratitude? For my children, gratitude is part of our prayer ritual. After we pray as a family, we take turns individually expressing what we are grateful for.
By Kristy Solis It is easy for children to serve others, especially when others are kind and grateful. My husband and I are both part of the service industry; therefore, we try to role model how to serve others in every aspect of our lives.
By Kristy Solis Have you ever tried to explain the importance of dreams to a child? I tried with my daughters, and it was humorous to say it best. The actions of dreams are important not only in the physical sense but the spiritual sense.
By Kristy Solis When a child is hurt by a friend, what do you teach or instill in this child? Of course, in faith, my husband and I teach about forgiveness. However, in the moment when my daughter was heartbroken, crying and hurt, it was difficult to discuss forgiveness in the midst of a breakdown.
By Kristy Solis During the Lenten season, masses of individuals give up something or sacrifice during this special time. Jesus gave all for each and every one of us; therefore, this is just a small gesture of walking the passion with Christ.