Children

Back to School

Last year at this time, I was a mess. My eldest was about to start kindergarten and my youngest would start school at a new special needs program. Both schools…

Anyone Have a Rooster I can Borrow?

by Ginger Plowman Editor’s note:  This week Ginger Plowman has been a guest on our daily radio program, FamilyLife Today, and has been speaking about “Disciplining With Love.”  We asked…

R-E-S-P-E-C-T !

Respect has become something of an issue between my seven-year-old son and myself as of late. It seems from the time I drop him off at school to the time…

Birthday Exhortation

My oldest turned four last Saturday. (I got a postcard in the mail for pre-kindergarten immunizations and about had a heart attack. This parenting thing flies.) Creativity has an excuse…

Tour of Duty: Housework!

When our first child left for college I was in a panic wondering if he really, really was prepared to live on his own. I started rehearsing a list of…

Extreme Birthday Party Menu

Last week in my post about my son’s extreme birthday party I referred to an interesting buffet I served. For those of you who have decided to create your own…

In One Ear and Out the Other

I was driving around, running errands the other day with the kids when all of a sudden a fight broke out between two of them. Mean words and blame shifting…

Extreme Birthday Party

I am officially the coolest mom ever and all because of my son’s birthday party! Okay, maybe the original idea came from a television show I should be ashamed I…

Summer Fun at Home

Moms are always looking for some “summer fun” ideas.  Well here’s an uncomplicated one to add to the list! Back in my old neighborhood, when my children were younger, our…

Camp Communication

My big girl just went to camp. When I dropped her off, it felt like the first day of kindergarten all over again. My heart squeezed in my chest, and…

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