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Cherish Motherhood – A Tribute

The concept of “motherhood at all costs”…what one friend taught me about cherishing motherhood. Autumn grew up as the only child of a stay-at-home mom and father with a successful…

Sense and Sensibility Between Mom and Stepmom

Recently, I read a comment from a stepmom seeking insight on a situation regarding her stepson’s mother. Based on what she shared, in my humble opinion, both women were making…

Motherhood vs. My Personal Goals

Earlier this year, there were a few weeks that presented many schedule challenges. Inclement weather caused cancelled school and activities. The kids were home. The kids were bored. The kids…

Inconvenienced?

This week I had the privilege of being inconvenienced. My entire schedule and plans were laid aside to parent another family’s seven children. The father had to go through an…

8 Things That Guarantee a Great Marriage

I was recently reading a shared post on Facebook that was titled, “8 things that your boyfriend hates but will never tell you” or something close to that. The author…

Sunday Dinner

“Honey, will you ever be one of those Sunday dinner type of cooks?” A blank stare came across my face as these words escaped my husband’s mouth. I will admit…

Lovin’ On my Kids!

When I see the words “lovin’ on my kids” I envision wrapping my arms around them, breathing in their sweet scent (well, at least after a bath), kissing their foreheads…

Courageous Womanhood

When Courageous came out on DVD, it was the number one selling DVD in the country. That movie celebrates the roll and calling of men to step up and be…

The Reverse-Cinderella Syndrome

As little girls, we grow up reading fairy tales about beautiful princesses being rescued by their knights in shining armor.  Deep down in our hearts, every little girl yearns to…

Grandparents Raising Grandkids

Pete and Carol, happily married for 39 years, were ‘empty-nesters.’ Their 3 children were all in their 30’s, married, and now Pete and Carol were enjoying grandchildren. A phone call…

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