Gather the gals for a “Girls Night In” as Lifetime airs The Women of the Bible and The Red Tent

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Tonight’s a great opportunity to bring together women of faith and huddle around the television. Lifetime premieres the 2 hour special The Women of the Bible, narrated by executive producer Roma Downey (The Bible Series, Son Of God Movie). The Women of The Bible will retell stories from the Bible and feature interviews with “high profile women in the faith community”…

“Roma Downey casts Victoria Osteen, Kay Warren, Joyce Meyer in TV special The Women of the Bible”

Sharing the stories of Eve, Sara, Rahab, Mary Magdalene and Mother Mary, “with new insights from some of today’s leaders and scholars in the faith community,” the network said. Those interviewees include Christine Caine; Priscilla Shirer, Co-Founder of Going Beyond Ministries; Victoria Osteen, Co-Pastor of Lakewood Church; Eva Rodriguez of the Latino Evangelical Women’s Association; Kay Warren, Co-Founder of Saddleback Church; and Joyce Meyer, Bible teacher and New York Times bestselling author, among others.

The Women of the Bible airs right before The Red Tent “…It is the perfect complement to Lifetime’s miniseries event” the network said. The Red Tent, tells the story of Dinah the daughter of Leah and Jacob, who is only briefly referenced in the Old Testament. The two-night, four-hour miniseries is an adaptation of the best-selling novel by Anita Diamant published in 1997, and stars Rebecca Ferguson, Minnie Driver and Homeland alumna Morena Baccarin.

The Women Of The Bible will be produced by Mark Burnett and Roma Downey’s Lightworkers Media, the faith and family division of United Artists Media Group (UAMG). They will also executive produce the special. United Artists Media Group (UAMG) is a joint venture among MGM, Burnett, Downey and Hearst Corporation.

2014 #AMAs RED CARPET

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Today’s hottest artist go head to head tonight in the 42 annual American Music Awards. This years host is Mr.305 Pitbull, a few of the anticipated performers are Taylor Swift, JLo, Iggy Azalea and OneD.

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MY NBC 6 In The Mix Parent-to-Parent Segment on Gratitude

wpid-wp-1416669660255.jpegSo, I recently stopped by NBC “6 In The Mix” to chat with the shows host Roxanne Vargas about Gratitude. My segment was for the South Florida Magazine segment of Parent to Parent: Teaching Kids Gratitude. This was my first time on live television, but not my first time in front of the camera, but I was nervous none the less.

We covered 3 of the 5 Ways to Create An Attitude Of Gratitude In Your Kids from my article in the November 2014 issue of South Florida Parenting Magazine. The experience was fun but quick and totally not like my Walmart commercial which took up most of the day. Either way I am extremely grateful for having had the experience. I’m just happy that this was something that I could share with my readers and the Miami audience, that may be useful in transforming kids to be more gracious.

Watch the segment HERE Parent to Parent: Teaching Kids Gratitude

 

New for Special Needs Parents in Miami: We Rock The Spectrum Kids Gym + Giveaway

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For parents with children of special needs, it’s sometimes hard to find a place where you can take you kids to play, without the “odd glances” that you may get at the park. We Rock The Spectrum Kid’s Gym is EXACTLY what Miami has needed, a place so unique and special for children to grow, learn and most importantly have fun!

As a mom with a child on the spectrum I know how difficult it can be to find activities that are fun and therapeutic. So when I saw the gym follow me on Instagram, I began to dig into finding out more and how my son and his friends can benefit from this kids gym.

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We Rock The Spectrum Kid’s Gym is an all-inclusive gym that allows children of all ability levels to be able to play and grow together, they offer specialized classes, programs and equipment for children with autism. This allows the team to offer fantastic autism support services such as their classes that help to develop social and physical skills, sensory play equipment to help develop sensory skills and finer motor skills. And large play equipment to help develop the larger muscle groups as well as the fun and enjoyment that comes from working in a group and playing together.

The gym will also have The Rock Shop, located in We Rock the Spectrum Miami, offering parents the best selection of hand picked sensory-based toys and puzzles like Melissa & Doug Puzzles and Games, Gluten Free Playdough and Puzzle Piece Jewelry

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Here are a few of the details, the WRTS Miami owners Barbi Lopez and Stacy Yurubi are both graduates of Education and work as therapist for special needs kids. A class schedule has not been posted yet but make sure to check in a few days, ther is also space for parties and a quiet room. WRTS will have its Grand Opening on November 29 from 10-5 at the new location 10832 sw 104 ST just across the street from Miami Dade College kendall campus. The fee is $12 per child and 20% of the proceeds will go to My Brother Rocks The Spectrum Foundation.

Interested in winning 5 Day Open Play Pass? ENTER HERE >> And make sure to share this with your special needs educators and parents.
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A new chapter in the lives of Woody, Buzz Lightyear and the “Toy Story” gang, Disney•Pixar’s “Toy Story 4

Looks like the “snake” is outta woody’s boot! Disney•Pixar’s have revealed plans for “Toy Story 4″.
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John Lasseter, director of the original “Toy Story” and “Toy Story 2,” will direct the film, which opens a new chapter in the lives of Woody, Buzz Lightyear and the “Toy Story” gang. The story was dreamt up by Lasseter, Andrew Stanton, Pete Docter and Lee Unkrich, the storytellers who have been the driving force behind all three “Toy Story” films.

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Director John Lasseter works with members of his story team on Disney•Pixar’s “Toy Story 4,” a new chapter in the lives of Woody, Buzz Lightyear and the “Toy Story” gang. The film is slated for release on June 16, 2017. (Photo by Deborah Coleman / Pixar)

Miami’s LIFE RADIO 90.9 announces Harvest Crusade Miami coming March 2015

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General Manager Chip Lusko of 90.9 LIFE FM Radio announced this morning  that Greg Laurie will bring HARVEST CRUSADE to Miami this upcoming March 21, 2014, and will take place at the Bank United Center.

This is awesome news! I’m a huge fan of Greg Laurie, and listen to his messages every morning at 8 am as I take my son to school.

Greg is passionate about telling people about Jesus Christ in a way that is friendly, that is understandable, and that is culturally relevant. But yet he does not want to compromise that biblical message–that story of the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ and how He can change lives.

Thousands of people have responded to that invitation. Why? Because there is power in the message of the gospel. That is why the apostle Paul said, “I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God unto salvation to everyone who believes.” Yes, there is power in the message of the gospel.

The Miami Harvest is a Free event and will be on March 21, 2015. Phil Wickham and Dominic Balli will provide the music and Greg will bring a simple straightforward gospel message. I invite you to come be a part!

Miami’s LIFE RADIO 90.9 announces Harvest Crusade Miami coming March 2015

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General Manager Chip Lusko of 90.9 LIFE FM Radio announced this morning  that Greg Laurie will bring HARVEST CRUSADE to Miami this upcoming March 21, 2014, and will take place at the Bank United Center.

This is awesome news! I’m a huge fan of Greg Laurie, and listen to his messages every morning at 8 am as I take my son to school.

Greg is passionate about telling people about Jesus Christ in a way that is friendly, that is understandable, and that is culturally relevant. But yet he does not want to compromise that biblical message–that story of the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ and how He can change lives.

Thousands of people have responded to that invitation. Why? Because there is power in the message of the gospel. That is why the apostle Paul said, “I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God unto salvation to everyone who believes.” Yes, there is power in the message of the gospel.

The Miami Harvest is a Free event and will be on March 21, 2015. Phil Wickham and Dominic Balli will provide the music and Greg will bring a simple straightforward gospel message. I invite you to come be a part!

"Let your light shine before men in such a way that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven. Matt 5:16

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