TOO CUTE: 6 Year Old Brother Campaigns For His Brother!

brothers for mayor

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Since our focus is on children, I wanted to share this cute story about 2 brothers in Minnesota. Unlike our usual posts about children who have been through tornadoes, floods, fires or some other tragic circumstance, these brothers are making national news for something quite unusual. Please click on the link below and read their story. Hope that it puts a Texas-size smile on your face like it did on mine :)

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Time for some silliness with your silly Head Banana!

Small small world

So let’s have a little Disney on this rainy (well it’s rainy in Bartlesville, OK lol) Thursday. I remember this song from when I took my eldest son to Disneyland when he was 2 years old…just a few years ago! Hope it puts a smile on your face!

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This is my favorite rendition of our Star Spangled Banner. This 4th of July girl wishes you all a Happy and blessed 4th of July. America the home of the brave and the land of the free. ~Mikaela

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Coal City, IL Tornado

Pic credit to CBS news Chicago

Pic credit to CBS news Chicago

Again we are watching to see if our help will be needed in Coal City, IL after a high end EF3 ( tornado touched down there yesterday. We are following two Facebook pages to see if details are posted of needs for children. For more details go here: Thanks ~The Heart 4 Children Ministries Team

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Here comes Tropical Depression Bill

Tropical Depression Bill

Tropical Depression Bill

Click on the link below for current radar for OK and TX from Tropical Depression Bill predicted to not only be unprecedented rains by also deadly. Please be praying for all those that will be in the path of the torrential rain and possible tornadoes!! I’m thankful that our God is able! ~Mikaela

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Tropical Storm Bill Expected To Cause Record Flooding!

Tropical Storm Bill

Predicted rainfall once Tropical Storm Bill makes landfall! (pic credit to

It’s not over until…For the states of OK and TX that had major flooding in May, the proximity of Tropical Storm Bill and where it will likely make landfall is anything but good news. Again we watch and pray wondering if we will be needed. If you want to know more, please click on the link to Channel 6 Meteorologist Dick Faurot’s blog for further details. Going from extreme drought to flooding seems to be the way it goes in OK and TX! Want to help us help the kiddos while you shop? Then go to this link when you shop Amazon and choose Heart 4 Children Ministries as your charity and Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible purchases! Thanks ~The Heart 4 Children Ministries Team

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God will make a way!


God is good all the time. My appointment at the US HAEA Angioedema Center gave Russell (my husband and fave volunteer) hope for the future. Thanks for your prayers. There will likely be more tests but so thankful for the answers that we did get. ~Mikaela

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Golden Corral

Hey All–his news makes Mikaela both sad (for the employees) and mad (at the management)… there is a restaurant in Bartlesville, OK that closed without notice to their employees the night before last–bad business in Mikaela’s humble opinion. She is  telling you this as there may be needs from families that have lost their source of income and will be especially hard on single moms. Please keep the employees in your prayers.We will keep you updated on any needs that we receive. If you would like to help out there are now two ways: via our PayPal link and via Amazon Smiles (see our post on Amazon Smiles) Click here to donate via our secure PayPal link If you would like more information please read this story…/golden-corral-in-bartlesvill… 

This is all we know at this point please stay tuned for updates. The Heart 4 Children Ministries Team

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Easy way to help us help kids while you shop!


Do you shop on By just using this link and choosing Heart 4 Children Ministries as the charity of your choice Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible purchases! This is new so we’re not yet sure which purchases are eligible but this is an easy way to help us help the kids! You shop. Amazon gives. ~The Heart 4 Children Ministries Team

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Please keep Mikaela in your prayers!


For those of you who may not know, Mikaela is the Founder, President & Executive Director of Heart 4 Children Ministries, Inc. She prefers the title “Vision Caster” but can’t use that on any of the paperwork. Back in July 2013 she experienced a near death experience when her tongue swelled up to the point she could not talk, breathe or swallow. Since that time she has had many swelling episodes and the meds prescribed do not always help and she has had several hospitalizations since the July 13th one. If you would be interested in learning more about Hereditary Angioedema (HAE) you can go here

Mikaela has an appointment this afternoon with a doctor at the US HAEA Angioedema Center at the University of California at San Diego (This center just opened last fall!) She has been diagnosed with HAE # 3 (there are three known types 1, 2 & 3). This doctor who has done research for Hereditary Angioedema for years is also known world wide as the best in his field. Please pray that God will guide him on what tests to order and on a definitive diagnosis for her. It is a God thing that she was even able to get an appointment with this doctor as he does not accept all referrals to him! Thankfully her husband, Russell, was able to make the trip with her.Their son, Collin, is holding down the fort at home and caring for their pets ~The Heart 4 Children Ministries Team

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