Journey to Bethlehem – hosted by Journey of Faith

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Every year during Christmas times, Journey of Faith church located in Manhattan Beach would put on a spectacular experience called Journey to Bethlehem. The church parking lot has been transformed into the town of Bethlehem and there the story of Jesus’ birth is told in a little stable in the townn. While standing in line to enter into the town of Bethlehem, you will greeted by Roman guards, towns people and local musicians. Continue reading »

Mommie, “Ava is Number 1 and you are Number 2”

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eman_ava_profile_holiday_MG_4078I told my husband, this day was not suppose to come so soon. Just momemts ago, Eman would tell me, “You are the bestest mommie ever!” and not so soon after, Eman tells me, “Ava (his best friend from school) is now Number 1”. Eman started writing and drawing notes to Ava, when not so long ago, he loved drawing stick figures of me and him with a heart. Every day at school, he would deliberately hang his backback next to Ava’s backpack. Eman would always stay tune as to who I’m on the phone with, in case it was Ava’s mom, which means he gets to talk to her.

So parents, watch out! The day that your little one grows up and learned to “love” maybe sooner than you think. Honestly, there was a small bit of jealousy hearing that I’m no longer number 1 in his life, but on the second hand, perhaps I did well. I’ve taught my boy how to love another! My husband and I went to a positive parenting class and they told us our number one job as parents is “to get rid of our kids.” Teach them how to be independent.

Check out the little love birds for their winter photo session together!