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Serve Them Breakfast in Bed!

One of my kid’s friends had come over to spend the night. I am always happy to have their friends for as long as they want to be here, but…

Two Thoughts to Avoid

At each season of my life I’ve found myself falling into two traps–mental traps–which are not helpful. One is the “what if” syndrome and the other is the “if only”…

Lessons From a 4-Year-Old

My children never cease to amaze me … and I’m not just talking about how gigantic their messes can be!  I learn something new from them every single day, something that typically deepens…

Planning Ahead Financially: What to Plan NOW to be a Stay-at-home, Homeschooling Mom

A few weeks ago a reader sent me a note after reading my post “Homeschooling Fears.” She asked this question: We are due for our first baby in Sept and…

Trusting Him to Be the Daddy

My courageous husband was caring for our five children at home while I was several states away on a retreat. An early morning text from him notified me that one…

Let’s Hear It for the Boys!

I am learning that sometimes as a mom, I get a lot of things wrong. Watching one of my boys searching to find what God wants him to do (in…

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…

The Truth About Homeschooling

Just imagine you are in the grocery store today and a young mom with a toddler in her grocery cart approaches you. “Is it a holiday?” she asks. “Excuse me?”…

“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…

10 Ways I Can Be a Better Mother

We all want to be the best moms to our children we can be! Sometimes though it can be overwhelming to know where to start. I know for me ……

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