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The Blues Cure for Mom

It was winter, a blizzard raged outside, but inside the cozy home despair was raging inside the heart of this young mom.  My son was a newborn and he was…

My Mom Will Feed You!

I was reminded yesterday of one of my kids’ favorite lines:  “My mom will feed you!”  All I have to do is think about it, and I smile!  One particular…

Celebrating Extravagantly

I’ve spent a lot of time down in my basement recently in an attempt to get rid of stuff.  I have a lot of stuff.  I have a lot of…

Tim Tebow’s Christmas Lesson

I’ve never heard Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow talk about Christmas. But a few weeks back, as I was watching the controversy he sometimes attracts, I realized there was a…

Simple or Sparkle?

It’s a simple ornament made of thin cheap metal and it looks quite out of place on our CHRISTmas tree. But each year I lovingly and safely nestle it amongst…

How Our Neighborhood Impacts Us

“Does your neighborhood impact how you live and think?” We live in a Washington, DC suburb. Life here is very fast paced. Folks are super busy. People rush from one…

Christmas THIS YEAR

Every October as the Christmas decorations come out all over town (which is just craziness), I become newly energized to provide the best Christmas ever for my kids. THIS YEAR…

The Gift of Compassion

The most important gift we are giving our children this year won’t fit under the tree.  It can’t be wrapped nor can it be opened in one day.  This gift…

The Christmas Photo — What’s a Step family to do?

“My mom wants to have a new family picture taken for Christmas,” Tanya shared. “She updates the photo every few years and sends it with her Christmas cards.” “Everything was…

Holidays and Stress: Refusing to Let Busyness Steal My Joy

The holidays are coming… Does that phrase cause little tinkling bells of joy to ring in your ears? Or do sinister trombones of doom jolt your brain into pieces? I…

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