Haste The Day

We kneel with each of you in prayer for the children … and their parents. Our hearts ache for the young lives, and indeed every life, lost in the harrowing tragedy that played out before our eyes yesterday in the news reports from Moore, Oklahoma. Tragedies happen in our world every day, but yesterday we Continue »


Many cars today have a GPS accessory for navigating. In our car it has been great just to punch in your destination coordinates and watch the magic of the GPS plot a suitable route. The technology is a wonder–with a voice and graphics plotting your every move. However, there have been times when a discrepancy Continue »

Mom, You Talk Too Much!

I have a pretty daggum great relationship with both of my teens. We talk to each other about stuff, real life stuff. Yeah, a real blessing for sure. Yet, at times this open communication can lead to too much truth. My teen son and I had just gone to see a movie together and on Continue »

“The Pink Sisters”

The month of October normally marks breast cancer awareness month. I have supported many friends that walked the sixty mile route to support funding research to cure breast cancer. I have a vested interest in finding a cure because my beloved sister-in-law died within nine months of her diagnosis of breast cancer. To our children, Continue »

A New Set of Eyes

What is your reaction when the line at the grocery store is held up by one person who needs a price check?  Or how do you treat that woman with the baggy sweatpants, greasy hair and t-shirt with holes?  Are you annoyed by the too-young mom speaking harshly to her toddler?  Have you been tempted Continue »

To Botox or Not to Botox

That is the question. Or is it? Maybe it’s breast augmentation or a tummy tuck or an eye lift or weight loss surgery.  Women have come a long way from makeup and hair curlers in our eternal quest for beauty. I’ll fess up first. I’ve thought about it. More than once. And my guess is you have too, if you’re Continue »

School is Coming

Mid August. I can’t believe another summer has come and gone. Instead of the “What are we going to do today?” question, we are about to plunge into “What else do we have to do today?” Again, I am at a MoM emotional crossroad. In June, summer stretched before me, endless days yawning with need Continue »