My oldest recently got her senior pictures taken and they are beautiful! We’ve exclaimed over them, bragged about them and shared them all over. Probably for anyone, but for sure us girls – a great picture is a wonderful thing and 58 great pictures is unbelievable.
My husband and I like to admire her . . . → Read More: Braces and Other Lessons Learned
I’m talking to Momma’s this morning, speaking about attitude and the role it plays. Attitude is one of those topics that everyone says “oh, yeah…she needs to hear that!” It permeates our parenting – changing so much about how things turn out and how we feel about it. But, it can be a hard topic . . . → Read More: Look For A Higher Standard
The pastor had warned the previous week that as he worked his way through the life of David, the upcoming sermon would be about sex. “I’m glad you bring your children into service – that’s great,” he said. “Just wanted you to have a heads up.”
Joe and I looked down the pew at . . . → Read More: Sorry, Wrong Number
The phone rang the other day, after I wrote this post. On the other end, my Daddy drawled “you is good…you is smart…well, and whatever else that woman said in The Help”.
I laughed and said, “so you read my blog?”
“Yeah, I did.”
We chatted for a few minutes, agreed that I was . . . → Read More: The Words Of Your Life
And the winner is…Kristy Weinberg! Contact me and I will get your book to you! Thanks everyone for participating and I would encourage you to check out the Family Time Ministries website.
There are many ways to teach your kids – structured, planned times as well as fly by the seat of your pants . . . → Read More: Guest Post: Family Time
“The hardest part of homeschooling is the fact that four wonky children and one sinful mother must somehow manage to learn to relate well with each other. All day. Every day.
There’s no hiding our flaws from one another. Here they sit. Right here. Mooning us. Our impatience, insecurities, quirks, . . . → Read More: When Our Flaws Moon Us
My kids are getting older. It’s the natural progression and exactly what I would prefer, but sometimes they don’t do things like I want them to. They don’t wear the clothes I prefer or act toward someone the way I wish – they don’t think my ideas are cool.
I didn’t really think about . . . → Read More: Looking Beyond What We Planned
And the winner is…Robin Thomas. Robin email me your address and I will get the book on the way to you! Thanks everyone for the great comments.
She came to meet me at the coffee shop with a warm smile and questions. “Tell me about your family, your kids –what are their names?” The . . . → Read More: Who Wants A Great Book?
This morning we were at the airport getting ready for a flight to Granny’s. In the restroom, Megan and I discovered an elderly lady unable to open her stall door. As she asked repeatedly for help from inside, the full sized adults outside wrung their hands and tried to instruct her.
I offered that . . . → Read More: Offering Vision
I often get asked the question ”what do I do about my 3 year old and his sassy mouth?” And of course, the very next one asked was the normal mom response of “and where did he learn it from?” I think that question bothers us a lot…and sometimes keeps us from reacting in . . . → Read More: Sassy? What’s a Mom To Do?