Will You Pray For Me?

Have you ever asked someone, “Will you pray for me?” How often do we ask our children to pray for us?  Do we tell our children about the needs of others? (If you think… Continue reading

A Sense of Guilt

One prayer my children would prefer I did not pray is …..“Lord, help my children to feel an overwhelming sense of guilt when they do something wrong so they will share it with… Continue reading


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I thought it would be appropriate to repost my first blog today.  As the new school year starts, I pray that I am in the right frame of…

Tic-Tac-Toe, Geometry, and Pick Up Sticks

So my sweet Katie had a birthday this past week and my other daughter took her to lunch and to paint pottery.  It was so awesome to see two sisters talking over lunch… Continue reading

I Can’t Sleep

Another post about bedtime……. I am so ready for some quiet time the moment I say goodnight to my children!!!!  What happens when one of your children announces, “I cannot fall asleep”! I… Continue reading

A New Perspective

A child is moved by a sense of urgency, a selfish motivation or a habit. It is often confusing for a child to understand why they do what they do. We often do… Continue reading


Do you ever wish your children didn’t know your name? I had one of those days! Every time someone said “Mom” , I just wanted to act as if I didn’t hear them.… Continue reading

Will My Friend Go To Heaven?

I often find myself looking around my house for the next project to accomplish.  I will run from room to room picking up the same toy for the 4th time any given day.… Continue reading


Ok, so I am so slammed right now with life that I have a difficult time processing a thought. I am in the middle of dress rehearsals for the musical Bye Bye Birdie… Continue reading

Can I Get A Drink?

Sometimes little things are a big deal.  For example… We are at a restaurant, I ask myself, “Do you really want to add $14 to my bill before I order any food???” (7… Continue reading