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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.

YouTube’s New Streaming Service to Launch March 2018

PARK CITY, UT - JANUARY 19:  A general view of atmosphere at the YouTube "Dear White People" Reception  on January 20, 2014 in Park City, Utah.  (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images for YouTube)

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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Teaching Your Children How to Rise Above Stereotypes

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My husband and I recently enjoyed a breezy outdoor dinner at a local café with our three kids and found ourselves having to teach an unexpected lesson. In what has become our normal everyday fashion, we also found ourselves the single black family in a middle-class white restaurant. No biggie. …

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