August 22, 2016

There is overwhelming evidence that the higher the level of self-esteem, the more likely one will be to treat others with respect, kindness, and generosity.  Nathaniel Branden

It is funny the things you remember, especially when you miss someone who has passed away. My mom loved music and she loved to dance. Some of the best dance music, even if you don’t know how to dance is soca music. We have all heard it and know as long as you can keep that two-step going, the music will do the rest. My mom loved The Merrymen, a quartet from Barbados and one...

April 29, 2015


There's nothing like a mama-hug.  Terri Guillemets


My mother found an article on the importance of being hugged several times each day and that was all the ammunition she needed. We were always very careful to hug and kiss her when we came home and left the house, but now she had scientific facts that not only was this the respectful thing to do, it was physically beneficial. I love the idea of receiving a daily dose of hugs. The physical benefits of oxytocin reduce stress and one study even concluded that people who are hugged regularly are be...

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Who Am I?

My name is Stephanie Valentine and my story centers around my Thoughts, Insights, and Perspective on being a parent.


My focus is finding the balance of being a nurturing parent and self perservation - which is the first order of survival.


My prayer for my sons is that they will continue to support, encourage and protect each other in line with the Ecclesiates 4:12 verse: Though one may be overpowered, two can defend themselves. A cord of three strands is not quickly broken.(NLV)

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