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Hope for My Teenagers

When was the last time you sat down with your kids and just told them all that you hope for them. Maybe, how you are praying for them. Jeremy and I had a… Continue reading

A Gift from the Kids

I have this great reminder hanging in my house. It’s perfect for the days I am just not up for the hoopla of 5 kids and all that goes along with that. My… Continue reading

Food Wars!

Ok, so you know how we say food brings us together, it is so true!  Months ago we decided to have our own version of cupcake wars. Talk about a blast, we laughed… Continue reading

Mission Impossible

How can I handle the impossible task of keeping my house clean?  My sweet friend asked me to talk about this subject.  When I think of a clean house I think peace and… Continue reading

Comb Their Hair

Combing their hair shows you care. (I liked how that rhymed) I have a little reservation about writing this post but I have to be honest!! How many people do not take the… Continue reading

Mother’s Day Video Card from My Kids…

Of course I cried when I watched this. My daughter Katie made this video and included all the kids voices.  “Mother’s Day Cards” have come a long way. B-Rye is our youngest son’s… Continue reading

Happy Mother’s Day

To you…..  The woman who loves dearly, sacrifices continually, gives grace freely, referee’s regularly, prays fervently, gives unselfishly, drives safely (unless your 10 min. late because one of your kids needed to go poop right before… Continue reading

Now or Later?

Do you ever want to say exactly what you are thinking but know you should be quiet?  I believe as a parent it is hard to be quiet when you have something on… Continue reading

Do You Know The Most Powerful Word You Can Say?

What is your name? When we hear our name we feel a sense of ownership, a feeling of “Hey, that’s me!” It is very important to use a persons name when you are… Continue reading

To Text or Not to Text, that is the question…

Don’t get me wrong I do enjoy texting! The problem begins when we believe that a text message is actually the “best” way to communicate. For thousands of years the human spirit has… Continue reading