What To Do When Your Child Throws a Tantrum

I have been thinking a lot about my days with little ones.  My youngest now is five, so I don’t really have a “little one” anymore but that does not mean I forgot… Continue reading

Fire Pits

 I cannot tell you how much I enjoy a fire pit outside!  Tonight we had a fire pit outside and roasted marshmallows and made s’mores.   The glow of the fire shinning on… Continue reading

3 AM Feedings

I thought I would share some wisdom that a dear friend shared with me fifteen years ago.  Tracie told me when I had my first baby girl, to view the middle of the… Continue reading

Powerful Words Convince the Soul!

“Never give up, never give up, never give up!”  I know most of you think of the great Martin Luther when you hear these words but I think of my Dad.”  Not only… Continue reading

Growing Up and Learning to Like It.

Watching five kids grow up is so crazy. I have been so blessed to watch them grow up to be so beautiful inside &out. I don’t always have these warm fuzzy feelings but… Continue reading

How to Speak

How many times has someone asked you about your child?  Do you automatically start telling about what sport or activity your child is currently involved in?  We often forget that we should not… Continue reading

Case and Point… Our Children Are Listening

  So of course, God uses a quarrel between my boys, to show me that my kids really are listening. My two older boys were frustrated with each other because Josh broke a… Continue reading

Birthday Parties

A typical question in my house when my children have been invited to a birthday party is, “where is the party taking place?”  Do you hear that question too?  This question points once… Continue reading

The Lorax Life Lesson

 It’s not about what it is, it’s about what it can become.   I heard this saying today as my kids where watching “The Lorax”.  This is so true about our kids.  It is so easy… Continue reading

Entrust Your Loved Ones to Me

Have you ever sent your child out the door crying?  We watched one of our daughter leave for youth group last night a little fearful because she knew a lot of her friends… Continue reading