A Letter To Our Son, Who Just Broke His Arm


Family

My son, you amaze me. This week you broke your arm jumping off a swing. It is thankfully not a bad break, but painful nonetheless. Always the cautious child, I was surprised the first time you showed me your new swing-jumping skill. I was so proud of you for trying something new, and a little riskier than […]

August 4, 2016

10 Practical Helps For A Mom With A Newborn and Older Children


Family

Caring for a newborn and older children is a big job. Every mom can use a little help. Who will you help? A Big Job If you’re a mom of more than one child, you have experienced the challenge of taking care of yourself, a newborn, and your older children. There is nothing quite like […]

July 18, 2016

Hands FULL. My Cup Runneth Over


Faith, Family, Gratitude

Well hello there. Wonder where I’ve been these past months? On May 11, 2016 at 12:34 pm, we were blessed by the arrival of our daughter Audra Grace at 7 pounds 9 ounces. To say things have been busy…is an understatement. In fact, I don’t have time to be writing this now, but my soul and my […]

July 5, 2016

Write Them On The Doorposts: An Idea For Building A House


Faith, Family

During construction of our house, my sister-in-law shared the coolest idea with us – when building their house, their family wrote scripture and their names on the wood studs with a Sharpie. A home built around God’s word. Literally. The passage in Deuteronomy about teaching scripture to children came to mind.Focusing on God’s word isn’t just for Sunday […]

February 29, 2016