Tag Archive: parenting

Hot Drinks Help

There have been numerous occasions when I just did not feel like playing with my children.  Maybe I was exhausted from my to do list, or maybe I just wanted some time to… Continue reading

My 3 Sons

Last night was one of those special nights with my 3 boys.  My husband was out-of-town on business and my girls were spending the night out and so it was just me and… Continue reading

An Old-Fashioned Hymn Sing

Yesterday in church we had an old-fashioned hymn sing. We sang songs that I remembered singing when I was a little girl. As we sang, I was brought back to a simpler time… Continue reading

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