Arise Blog

Building Character

Regaining Our Focus

I really do admire the intense focus of a teenager playing video games. I mean it! I’m pretty sure Batman could barge into the living room wearing a

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Building Character

Hole In The Wall

I have a rowdy boy who is always playing some sport, even if he makes it up. He’s tossing, hitting, or kicking a ball at any given moment,

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Building Character

Teen Talk

I could tell by the way he walked from the bus to my house that the weight of the world was on my son’s shoulders. We had been

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Holidays

The Best Mother’s Day Gift

Every Mother’s Day I think about forgiveness and the $2500 pebble a surgeon removed from my son’s right ear! Here’s why. Several years ago, I was preparing to

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Everyday Life

“Good”

Raising two boys has caused me to despise the word “good.” It seems as though any question I ask is often answered with that word. How was school?

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Building Character

20 Truths About Single Moms

l. She has four legs, four arms, and two hearts—equaling double the love.2. She carries twice the work load and twice the stress but gets twice the hugs. 3.

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Motherhood

Momma Bear

Recently we hosted Jay Millar, founder of The Virtual Dad, on our Single Momcast. During our discussion, we talked about the following article. We felt like it would

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Emotions

Got Regret?

Have you ever done something and then looking back you thought, how could I have done or said that? Or how could I not have weighed the options

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