Heather Hawkins

Heather Hawkins

Heather Hawkins is a homeschool mom, dedicated to her family, which includes “trying” to filter the family stories her husband, comedian Tim Hawkins chooses to share with the laughing world. Her kindness and “always help others” attitude is contagious, clearly she is star of the family, shining bright in the universe!

How to Prevent Chores Gone Crazy

If you sing these words to the Jason Mraz song “I’m Yours,” you will see a glimpse into the Hawkins home — well, actually more like a glimpse into my husband’s…

Headsize and Hearts

When Jackson was still in utero, my doctor looked at my husband’s head, turned to me, and said, “Didn’t your momma never tell you never to marry a big headed man? Now…

A Bumper Sticker and Repentance

On my way to a dinner party last weekend, I drove behind a Honda Civic with a couple of bumper stickers proudly displayed on the back window. The cross sticker was…

Are Things THAT Bad?

When I was growing up, my dad told a story that I could never forget. My dad was at the club playing racquetball with his friend when he twisted his…

Just Smile and Wave, Boys, Smile and Wave

In my 20s, I lived in Wiesbaden, Germany. I worked at the U.S. Air Force Wiesbaden Hospital. Bright one morning in the summer of 1986, helicopters hovered over the hospital. My American friend and…

Are Things THAT Bad?

When I was growing up, my dad used to tell a story that made quite an impression on me. I have never forgotten his words. He was at the club,…

A Good Book

Sometimes when you read a good book, you never want it to end. Some of you read the ending first because you have to know what will happen. And sometimes…

Texting Leads to Discontent

Our dear friends have a son who was a handful. He experimented with drugs and alcohol. Upon graduating from high school he gladly announced that he heard if you sign up for…

The Hawkins’ Personal Chef

My 12-year-old daughter often complains about the dinners I cook. She resents my organic, fresh-food, “healthy” way of cooking. If life could go her way, she would have Macaroni and…

The Perfect Parent

Sporting a spanking stick in her left pocket and a frown on her brow, my usually happy-go-lucky friend asked, “Aren’t you afraid your children will grow up to rebel?” She…

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