Young Adults

Mom, You Talk Too Much!

I have a pretty daggum great relationship with both of my teens. We talk to each other about stuff, real life stuff. Yeah, a real blessing for sure. Yet, at…

Disappointments as Divine Direction

When things don’t go the way we want, for us or our kids, it is so easy to try to “fix” things, make them go the way we believe they…

I’m Filthy Rich!

As I write these words, all of my children are home, for a little while. With 10 kids, it is very difficult to get everyone in the same place at…

Internet and Gaming Addiction

I talked to some moms recently who have dealt with a child who was addicted to internet video gaming. This is a serious problem in these families, and impacts relationships…

The Space

There have been times when I entered an unknown space … hopeful, excited anticipation. Unaware of what exists there. I sit down in that space. Make myself comfortable. Become acclimated….

All I Want For Christmas Is You

I am a straight up Scrooge until Black Friday. Can’t stand the site of a Christmas tree until then, and I gasp if anyone plays Christmas music. (Anyone?) Not this…

Alright, Kids! Bring it On!

My text said something like this, “Our children are being used to show us some things we need to see and to fine tune us!” I was attempting to encourage…

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…

Love It or Hate It

It was my intention to take a real quick look at my Facebook page today. There on my news feed was a post from a distant friend saying she had…

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…

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