Father God, Give my child the desire to overcome temptation and enable them to fight temptation.
I realized yesterday that I’m caught smack in the middle of every working mom’s biggest dilemma: How can you be there for your kids during an immensely important time for them that is also an immensely important time for you at work? My daughter is about to enter ninth grade (how did THAT happen?), and at Continue »
After years of focusing on basic life and academic skills with two of my children, who have some developmental challenges, we have now arrived at the middle school years. One of the basic decisions I faced in planning their home school curriculum for this year was whether to continue to peck away with large amounts Continue »
I don’t think I’ve ever known a mom with several children who has not struggled with sibling rivalry. Sibling rivalry is simply a given in a home with children. Sometimes we feel like we’ll scream if we hear one more fight erupt over a sibling disagreement, or one more nasty comment, or observe another ugly Continue »
If I’m being totally honest, there were times in my early years as a stepmom that I didn’t even like my stepsons, much less love them. To me they seemed spoiled and pampered, plus everyone in my husband’s family seemed to tiptoe around their wants and whines. This was the total opposite of the extremely Continue »