Chores, A Tradition? Part One

Chores, a tradition?  I don’t think so!  That is what your kids would be thinking of this post. Ok, so maybe chores aren’t actually a tradition, per se.  But they do accomplish some of the same goals that traditions accomplish.  Though chores might not create the warm, fuzzy experiences that say eating chocolate chip cookies […]

A Bird in Need

As I was preparing dinner, Zachary burst through the door from baseball practice.  My hand flew up to stop him in his tracks in hopes of preventing mud tracks from the baseball field from being spread across the kitchen floor.  He panted, “Mom, come here, there is a baby bird outside.”  Everyone dropped what they were doing […]

Love, Affirm, Pray

The more we show our children how valued and loved they are, the greater our opportunities for creating rich experiences with them will be.  When they know they are loved unconditionally, they will trust us.  When they trust us, they will allow us into their lives. Our children are bombarded by the world daily.  They […]

Artwork Treasures

My boys are constantly drawing me pictures or writing me notes.  Their sweet pictures are precious to me, and I hated them being stuffed into drawers and boxes.  I wanted the boys to know that their time and effort to create something was appreciated and loved. I also wanted their creations to be organized in a […]

And the winner is…..

Congrats, Jen Hunt!  I hope you and the girls enjoy some fun with this. Wishing everyone a memorable Memorial Day Weekend!

In a Moment

These little faces…inspire me….daily. These little faces bring both joy and heartache.  These little eyes watch me try hard and fail more often than I’d like. These little gifts from God, each so completely different, force me to my knees daily.  Because when I look into these sweet little faces, I see innocence.  I see life.  […]