Tag Archive: love

A “Hero” in Ryan’s Words

It was Ryan’s turn to pray.  You never know what he is going to say. Lord, thank you that you died for us.  If you didn’t, someone would have had to be like… Continue reading

A Wild Summer

Looking back, I never dreamed this summer would be gone so quickly.  I had the best intentions to write like crazy this summer but it just did not happen.  I find myself now… Continue reading


When I say PERFECT these days, I am usually it to describe the trip our family took to Haiti 5 weeks ago. 67 unbelievably beautiful Haitian children. A trip with my husband, our… Continue reading


Ryan, our six-year-old, has a very sensitive side. In his class at school he was assigned to do a report on a rattlesnake.  All of the kindergarten parents crowded into the classroom as… Continue reading

Camp and Grace

Lauren went to camp about 2 weekends ago.  They learned about God’s grace. She came back glowing because of the friends she made, the fun she experienced and the lessons she learned. She… 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

Make Some Cupcakes

Dessert can really show someone you care.  In my family when someone shows up on our door step, unannounced, with something sweet, it’s a big deal!   We took cupcakes to our friends… Continue reading

Our Dog Sam

So I thought I would share a story that is near to my heart.  It’s a stretch for a parenting blog but it helps you understand who I am.  I just love my… 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

My Mom or Dad is…

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 mind each day and point… Continue reading