Gratitude

8 Ways to Give Your Kids the Spectacular this Christmas

Does all the commercialism surrounding Christmas bother you? Do you want to keep your heart and your children’s hearts focused on the true meaning of Christmas? It’s possible. How? Focus…

Little Notebooks of Gratitude

My life is full of little tiny notebooks. They are everywhere…in my nightstand, on my dresser, in my work bag, in my car, and almost anywhere else you can think…

Gratitude 101

Five boys. Five loud, active boys with their own unique personalities and preferences. Personal tastes, too. So at dinner a week or two ago, several of them expressed those preferences…

Celebrating 10 Years of MomLife Today…every MOMent counts!

Ten years ago MomLife Today began with a simple idea and many prayers. A group of moms of varied ages, with differing life circumstances sharing what God was doing in…

A Reminder To Live With Gratitude

What if there was a vitamin you could pop into your mouth to instantly make you feel better?  It would be a bestseller, right?  I propose such a vitamin exists…

Can We Teach Our Children to Be Grateful?

Not too long ago a young mom wrote me asking if I could give some suggestions on how she could teach her children to be grateful. She wrote: “I love…

One Word That Can Change Your Mom Life!

Do you ever wake up and dread your day? A mom who’s a cook may not know how many more potatoes she can peel at work only to return home…

The Best Thing About My Sons: Their Wives

I have two fine sons, amazing men. But when I think about it, one of best things they have ever done is to marry the women they did. When they…

And the Award Goes to … (Not Me)

“Mommy! Today was funny hat day! We didn’t wear hats! You forgot the hats!” That’s how my kindergartner and first grader greeted me after school on funny hat day. And…

Do Your Children Appreciate You?

Not likely; at least not most of the time. You’ve just taken them on a special outing. Or you set aside your agenda for a couple of hours to do something…

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