Adult Children

How to Help a Stepmom on Mother’s Day

I have never expected my two stepsons to acknowledge me on Mother’s Day. They have a mother—it is not me. She is the one who deserves their time, attention and…

“Recalculating!”

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…

Letting Your Husband Lead

I have to say it wasn’t always easy for me to let John lead. When he and I married in 1990, I was a single mom of a little boy….

I’m Filthy Rich!

As I write these words, all of my children are home, for a little while. With 10 kids, it is very difficult to get everyone in the same place at…

“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…

Sex Isn’t Quite The Same As A Good Steak At Outback

“Sex is no more a moral issue than eating a good meal. The fact that we eat most meals at home with spouses and partners does not preclude eating out…

What To Do When They Won’t Talk

Sitting at a local restaurant, we talked over lunch.  It was one of those God ordained afternoons where I was about to glean from three women who are a little…

“Help Wanted”

My summer reading list included a book by Kay Wills Wyma entitled,Cleaning House: A Mom’s 12-Month Experiment to Rid Her House of Youth Entitlement. It was a wonderful recommendation from…

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…

When Children Suffer Loss

Moms and dads are supposed to protect their children, but though we try really hard it just isn’t possible to keep them from harm.  It begins with skinned knees and…

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