Kids: they’re kind of my thing.
Babies, toddlers,… middle school, high school, college… you get the picture. As a mom, as a teacher, it’s been a natural thing for me to write about. All in my comfort zone.
But since when does God let us get comfortable? Continue reading
Light of the World
The Christmas story never grows old, does it? –Probably because it keeps speaking to us no matter where we are in life.
This week, I was honored to have some of those thoughts, “A Light in Our Darkness,” published as a guest post on BeautifullyBroken.blog (just below my bio 😉 ) Continue reading
Anybody else LOVING the colors of the season? I drive around town and just want to pull over every two seconds to take pictures! The only thing that stops me is I’m afraid people will start calling the cops because “this crazy lady is taking pictures of their yard.” That and the fact that sooner or later I need to get where I’m supposed to be going… Continue reading
She got hacked.
Everyone who knows my daughter knows she doesn’t go anywhere without a book.
Can’t Stop the Reading
Her case in a nutshell?
Abibliophobia: the fear of running out of reading material
Yep, she’d be close…
So when I saw this post from her Facebook account, I knew someone had hacked her page…or she’d been taken over by aliens ;-): Continue reading
I’ll never forget the FIRST first day of school–Kindergarten–whether it was my first child, my fifth child, or the three in between! So many hopes, so many dreams, so many questions… with the first and foremost being,
Are they ready? Continue reading
Being Mom means sacrifice. That’s a no-brainer.
But when we ignore the unique mom that we were created to be, we cheat ourselves AND our kids.
My second article at MightyMoms.club is addressed to moms of little ones, but, truthfully, those 5 tips are for ALL moms. You were beautifully and wonderfully made! Let your kids experience your gifts and talents. You will ALL grow from the experience.
Click on the picture below to read Five Powerful Ways to Find Yourself in Motherhood
You DON’T have to get LOST in motherhood!
Surviving ‘Til Naptime: 10 Simple Toddler Activities to Entertain Your Tot
Excited to announce my debut in writing for this wonderful website, MightyMoms. I have such compassion for moms of little ones. As a mom of 5 myself, there were days I wondered if any of us would survive to their adulthood. This article speaks to some of the tried and true tricks I learned over the years. Continue reading
The presents are all unwrapped (at least all those that came in time—sorry, Sis—yours will be there soon!); the wrapping paper sits in garbage bags, waiting for that last go-through just in case some small trinket got thrown away; the tree is starting to drop its needles; and all the radio stations have switched to normal broadcasting. Christmas is over.
Or is it? Continue reading
…the main question of any writer’s conference…
For me, I guess the question is better and easier termed, what Don’t I write?
One day a teacher introduced me to her class as a “real writer.”
A kindergartner piped up. “What do you write? Bibles?”
Now, that would be on the list of Not’s. Continue reading