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Lessons from a Donkey

Easter is approaching… and I’ve been thinking about donkeys. Strange?  Perhaps. Yet it was a mere donkey that played a major role in the events of Holy Week.  As Jesus…

Three Tips For Being A Positive Mom Who Raises Kids Who Don’t Complain

I’d like to add to that title, “Zip Your Lips and Lower Your Expectations.” No mom wants to raise her kids to be complaining, hard-to-please adults. And yet, moms (myself…

25 Ways to Tell Your Spouse ‘I Love You’ on Valentine’s Day

Is it more important to love … or to be loved? Most of us would agree with George Eliot’s words, “I like not only to be loved, but also to…

February Showing Love and Snow Day Ideas!

14 Ways to Show Love to Others: Start your husband’s car several minutes before he needs to leave. Scrape off the windshield, and leave a mug of hot coffee or…

Our Favorite Valentine’s Day Posts

Valentine’s Day happens every year on February 14th. Some of us plan for weeks… some of us tend to forget… and most of us think love should be shared 365…

31 Ideas to Beat Cabin Fever and the Winter Blues

After the busyness of December and early darkness with chilly weather, winter can seem tedious. Less daylight and cold weather can result in cranky kids and moms! Choose to focus on others. Bundle…

Inconvenienced?

This week I had the privilege of being inconvenienced. My entire schedule and plans were laid aside to parent another family’s seven children. The father had to go through an…

What Christ Did at Christmas

We were all excited. I’d planned a sparkling Christmas family night: soup with cornbread, making popcorn balls, and then cuddling up together for “The Polar Express.” Ahh. Christmas! What started…

Christmas is About Jesus

Christmas is about Jesus. The Son, the only Son of God. The Word in the beginning. Creator of all things. The Lamb, the image of the invisible God. In Him…

4 Gifts That Will Put a Smile On Your Child’s Face

Hurrying into the store, the mom hushed her young child. “Stop whining!” Her son didn’t seem to hear her. “I wanna go home.” Dad jumped in. “Stop it, now!” With…

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