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Kristen Hector

Kristin is a Christ-loving wife, working mom, friend and wannabe crafter. She is a passionate advocate for intentional parenting, purpose centered marriages and families, and lifelong education.

Do Black Rappers Promote White Supremacy?

In a recent Instagram repost, Eric Benet called out what he believes is the modern face of white supremacy—black rappers. The 41-year-old R&B singer posted a message calling out rap artists who rap about killing black people, degrading black women, abusing drugs, materialization; living a low life not as artists, …

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When Your Little One Struggles in School (part 3)

When your child is having difficulty is school, it is easy to feel powerless and discouraged. Let me be the first to remind you, You are you child’s primary educator. You have the last word in your youngster’s education and journey. In this final part of this series, we’ll assume you …

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When Your Child Struggles in School (part 2)

You were crafted with your child in mind. Never forget that. You are already equipped to do this. Coming to terms with the idea that your child is genuinely struggling to keep up in school is anxiety- inducing to say the least. Since this is often unfamiliar territory for many …

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When Your Child Struggles in School (part 1)

Is your child is struggling in school? Rest assured, you are not powerless and you can help your child find success. My son had several difficult phases early on in his education, and while he is still only in 4th grade, he is thriving in so many ways. There is …

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YouTube’s New Streaming Service to Launch March 2018

Music streaming giants like Spotify and Apple Music best look over their shoulders in the coming year. Again. Like a determined little engine, YouTube is reportedly setting the stage for a March 2018 launch of its newest music streaming service rumored to appear as ‘Remix’.  While focusing primarily on music …

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Gift Idea: Coding Board Game Series for Kids

Just in time for the holidays, Target has stocked its shelves with a series of new coding board games by ThinkFun. ‘CODE’ is a series of three different types of board games designed to help build and develop basic skills necessary for youngsters to understand and work with coding and …

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How the Opioid Crisis Highlights White Privilege

People are dying. Spouses, friends, neighbors, parents and children are losing one another in a heinous fashion and at alarming rates. Nevertheless, when cries for compassion and intervention come from certain corners of the room, it becomes increasingly difficult to not roll eyes. Still, I beg that you would have …

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Why Schools Are Failing Our Boys

There was a time when the color scribbled in my son’s daily school folder held my breath captive every weekday until 2:30pm. On most afternoons, I could peer into the school bus windows and see the anxiety draped across his face in a warm messy mix of fear and disappointment. …

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Why It Is Important that You (And Not Someone Else) Teach Your Children About Racism

My daughter was in second grade when her class had begun a discussion on civil rights and slavery in North America. It was then that she had learned for the first time that there were people in this world who may think her less deserving, less valuable, and even less …

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