Love

Her Death Revealed Love

Tassie’s journey on this world spanned almost 94 years, a pretty good number if you ask most of us. Her life was full of ups and downs (and plenty of…

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…

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…

Evidence of a Life Well Lived

I recently had one of the most memorable experiences of my 32 years of life. I gathered with a dozen of my cousins and all my aunts and uncles in…

A Little Remorse … PLEASE!

I don’t know about all you mothers out there but in my house with three boys ages 3, 5, and 7, there is more than enough fighting. And well, the…

5 Ways to Teach Our Children to Love Others

In the grocery store line, on the playground, and at the car wash, my girls want to know, “Are you a Christian?” It makes me smile. I love that their…

How to Be the Family the World Notices (In a Good Way)

On a recent business trip there are two families that stand out in my memory. One is a couple who sat down by me at the lunch table at the…

Adoption: Sometimes Love Grows

In my 23 years as a mom there have been many homecomings as I brought my six children home for the first times. When Cory was born, I was a…

Sweet Romance for a Single Mom

Romance is one of those words that feels like it should only be ascribed to the affection between a man and woman. It conjures up images of quiet pond-side picnics,…

Dogs, the Hulk, and Romance

I got up this morning determined to write about romance today because it’s February, and that’s what February is about, right? I didn’t even make it from the bedroom to the kitchen….

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