How to Find Your Child’s Purpose & Potential Career

"Mommy-JJ Time" That's what we call the time that my middle child & I spend together. We usually spend it watching Shaun the Sheep or some crazy YouTube videos. But this time, we decided to check out NatGeo.  Yeah, we're nerdy cool like that.  Don't hate. But on a serious note, we love to learn!  … Continue reading How to Find Your Child’s Purpose & Potential Career

I owe you a Mom Tip! Here’s an Excerpt from my Book to ease the pain…

Man, it's been a wild weekend!  Mother's Day, graduations, a passed family member, turning in grades, whew!  So in all the hustle and bustle, I missed a Mom tip!  Well I decided to thrown in a little snippet from my book instead.  I hope you enjoy it!  Leave me your thoughts below. Champions Parents should … Continue reading I owe you a Mom Tip! Here’s an Excerpt from my Book to ease the pain…

Monday Mom Tip: Embrace the New

As I get more experience in this life, I've had to learn to embrace the new nouns.  New people, new places & new things.  Fortunately, I'm the type of person who likes the new.  My problem?  Knowing when to (& how to) let go of the old.  Recently I've had a big change in my … Continue reading Monday Mom Tip: Embrace the New

Oh Lord!! I’ve Missed a Mom Tip! So…Double Portion of Tips

Oh my goodness!  Y'all, I'm so sorry!!  I forgot the tip this week...charge it to my head and not my heart.  So redeem my good name, here are TWO tips! 1.  For Pete's sake, write the vision! I've spent way too much time with 50 million things running through my head, just to forget something.  … Continue reading Oh Lord!! I’ve Missed a Mom Tip! So…Double Portion of Tips

Monday “Mom Tip”

Let them help! I used to be one of those moms who would do everything & not allow the children to help.  I think it was my need for the perfectly clean house.  I quickly got over that when it became a tidal wave of never-ending chores!  So what did I do?  I let him … Continue reading Monday “Mom Tip”

Don’t Know How to Handle Your Child’s Problem? Try “The 1-2-3-4-5 system”

The 1-2-3-4-5 system Think about this method I came up with (it may work for you, it may not).  There are 5 different ways you can communicate with your teen (or any age group, really).  I call them the 5 levels.  Level 1 is DO NOTHING.  Level 2 is LISTEN.  Level 3 is GIVE ADVICE.  … Continue reading Don’t Know How to Handle Your Child’s Problem? Try “The 1-2-3-4-5 system”

Book update!

Hi good people, I know you're wondering:  Tonya, you said the book, Are We There Yet?  How NOT to Kill Your Kids Before They Turn 18, would be out by now!  What's up?  I'll tell you what's up.  I put too much in it!  Don't get me wrong, I want every parent to have useful … Continue reading Book update!

10 Time Snatching Tips for Moms

Moms are overachievers by nature.  The person who is the hub of the home and the manager of the household is surely a living, breathing phenomenon!  So how can I help you get more out of your day?  Here are some moments of time you may be missing out on. 1.  Nap Time Nap time="What … Continue reading 10 Time Snatching Tips for Moms

I’m working on book #2!

I'm very excited that I've published my first book, Mostly Sunny...With a Chance of Clouds & Rain, and now I'm off & running writing book #2.  My first series is:  Are We There Yet?  How NOT to Kill Your Kid Before They Turn 18.  I decided to write a series on parenting (& how to … Continue reading I’m working on book #2!