March, 2010

How to Raise a Boy to be a Man

While trading emails this week with a friend who has two teenage boys, she commented out of sheer frustration, “Would you take my 16-year-old and knock some sense into him?” …

A Morning Thought

It’s a beautiful spring day, and I just got back from a jog. When I run, I try to push all thoughts (of things I need to do, others need…

“You have Cancer”

“We have the results from your recent biopsy. It’s malignant.” I didn’t expect to hear those words, especially in my mid-30s while driving my sister’s SUV loaded with kids, her…

How to Help a Grieving Friend

Having been through grief so recently (or rather still in it), I have the hindsight of knowing what was helpful and what was not. As we begin anew this journey…

I’m Not Your Friend

About three years ago, my children (then eleven, nine, and six) sat at the bar while I tidied up the kitchen. I am a single mom practically every weekend, and they were begging…

Do I Make a Difference?

Welcome to “She Says Saturday,” where we are pleased to introduce you to Shannon Williams, a member of our MomLife Today community! We invite you to connect with her here…

The Girls of Fiji

As I stood on the stage, I gazed at one of the most beautiful sights in all of Fiji. Having just returned to the States late Sunday, my mind continues to…

A Messy Missy Mess

A few years ago, we purchased a therapy swing for Rachel to help with some of the sensory issues that come with autism. It required a massive hook mounted in…

A Fun Way to Connect with Your Husband

Recently my husband and I had a few days away. Before we went, we decided we wanted to read one book and take time to discuss it. Over the years…

The Lord Provides

Today the Lord provided for me in a very unique way. I would have never asked for this sort of provision but am thankful for how God is using my…

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