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Mothering Melodrama

“Today is the worst day of my life!” This is the note I found etched into our Magna Doodle and left on the bottom step, so I wouldn’t miss it….

The Destruction Zone

My poor house. I pull out my vacuum cleaner, and it’s covered with stickers. Still don’t know which child did that. But those are sparkly stickers, different from the foam…

“Live” Nativity

A conversation with fellow MomBlogger Barbara Rainey this week was a good reminder for me. She mentioned that sometimes kids internalize a Bible story best when they act it out. Now,…

“What do You Want for Dinner?”

Recently I’ve observed an interesting practice by a number of parents with young children. As dinner time draws near the parent asks the child, “What would you like for dinner?”…

Baby, It’s Cold Inside

Someone mentioned to me once that a woman is like a thermostat: She sets the degree of warmth — the tone — of her home. I’ve been learning how true that…

Fall Fest

As soon as that azure blue sky of autumn met the cold snap of the air, I started getting excited. Signs for pumpkin patches and corn mazes lined the road,…

Relieve Holiday Stress Before it Arrives

Just the other day I was chatting with some friends, primarily mothers of young children. They were already feeling anxious about the holiday events now being scheduled. In addition, they…

Homemade Carpet Spot-Cleaner: Easy and Cheap

My carpet and I have a pretty close relationship, considering that between the dog and a few preschoolers, I scrub it at least twice a week. MomBlogger Jenn Dyer and…

Blessing Our Meal

Three young prayer warriors around the table are always willing to volunteer for the blessing before dinner.  As you can imagine, we have some interesting prayers. There are the “tattling”…

Disciplining Boys: An “Aha!” Moment

I can tell when it’s happening. My son wants to hit everything (or everyone) in sight with something: his foam sword, his body, a pillow, a blanket, a piece of cardboard. He…

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