Children

Fashion Failure: Designers Put on Notice

My daughter and I “got” to go clothes shopping again, oh yippee!  You may recall from one of my previous posts that is not our most favorite thing to do! We…

You are Your Child’s Best Advocate, Part 2

In my previous post titled, “You are your child’s best advocate,” I listed a few ideas on how to help teachers and peers understand your child and his or her…

You are Your Child’s Best Advocate

Last week in Sunday school I thought I was going to lose it. I was trying to teach, but the children were all focused on my daughter Rachel and what…

Mom’s Getaway

When was the last time you spent more than a few hours away from your family? More than one night? If you’re like me, it has been a while, or…

We’re on the Same Team, Right?

Back in college, an acquaintance asked me why I would take my husband’s name when I got married. I explained that it was like declaring to be on the same…

Parenting Through Prayer

I had a meltdown the other day at the gas station. Why? The line was too long. Can you believe it? Have you ever had something simple send you over…

Had a Good Belly Laugh Lately?

We had some family friends visit for the weekend and had lots of outdoor fun while they were here, including a hike up a mountain, pickle ball tournaments, and air…

Pokemon Through the Lens of Scripture

Pokemon is the new thing in our home, and to be honest, I have tried to stay away from it for a long time, mainly because I was not really…

Whining, Arguing and Other Fun Times

“NOOOO! Moooooom! He’s not sharing!” Does anyone else start twitching when they hear that sound? My husband gave me a pointer for whining that I’m trying to implement. When my…

The Faith of Children

Our oldest grandchild just turned nine this summer. He is inquisitive and bright and sometimes can talk you to death! But he and his brother, who is almost eight, are…

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