10 Simple Ways to Create a Solid Foundation for Your Children

I so needed this wonderful reminder this morning as life seems to have become really hectic here of late. Sadly the kids and I have missed our prayer time before bed the past several times they have stayed with me. The phone has yet again become an important item to me with work and blogging.
My children are too important. Time to Stu to get back to the basics.

Three Boys and a Mom

I believe we often learn life’s biggest lessons through the small, regular, daily things we experience from the world around us. The big things change us, but the small things shape us. We are woven together by the scraps of each day; the moments that seem small and could easily be overlooked by others.

Parenting is full of these moments.

I have many memories that shaped the way I feel about myself, the way I view others, and my relationship with my parents. On the surface, they were extremely small, insignificant moments; but they mattered.

Now that I am the parent, I am the one who holds each of these moments in my hands, both good and bad. What I do with them, matters. I want to be intentional in everything I do for my boys so that I not only leave behind a legacy I, and God, would be…

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Is Being a Christian Worth it?

Wow, is all I can say. I was brought to tears this morning while reading this wonderful post by Kimberley over a A Celebration of Grace. This so spoke to me at the right moment in my life as I am about to begin a "new" journey...per se. May this be a reminder to all… Continue reading Is Being a Christian Worth it?

In the Absence of Fathers: A Story of Elephants and Men

I ran across this on my news feed on Facebook a little while ago. Felt the need to share it. Such a powerful post. Very good article on the lack of fathers in the home.  Now I know that there are many great moms out there doing an awesome job at raising their sons by… Continue reading In the Absence of Fathers: A Story of Elephants and Men

Dads, Date Your Daughter’s Boyfriend

Dads, Date Your Daughter’s Boyfriend I know this may sound weird to many but there are a lot of valid points made in this post by Marshall Segal over at Desiring God.   One of the most terrifying moments of a not-yet-married man’s life is meeting his girlfriend’s father. The much-anticipated introduction is an unending fountain of… Continue reading Dads, Date Your Daughter’s Boyfriend

Father’s Day For Me

As Father's Day draws ever so near the one thing that stays on my mind is how blessed I am....that God answered my prayers..though I did not nor do I deserve that answer. Back in high school my English teacher, Mrs, Day, asked us all a very serious question that year. What do you want… Continue reading Father’s Day For Me