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Building a Strong Family Unit

Building a Strong Family Unit

I’m honored to be sharing a post from my friend, Jen. We blog on very similar topics so we’ve teamed up to share our messages on both blogs. Once a month I’ll have a post from her and once a month she will return the […]

Book List for Tween Boys

Book List for Tween Boys

Have you ever tried to find new reading material for your tween boy(s)? Or have you perused a book list and wondered what might be suitable? It can be difficult to know what is safe, what’s appropriate, what holds their interest, and what is family-friendly. […]

Her Biggest Fan

Her Biggest Fan

My daughter is 8 1/2 years old, and is the younger sister of two brothers. She has always stood her own with them, admiring her oldest brother and becoming best friends with her older brother. She’s the girl dressed like a princess with the Hot […]

Big Dreams

Big Dreams

Big Dreams. We all have them, and I think a lot of us have those really big dreams that we don’t share with too many people because they seem lofty and unattainable. I wonder sometimes if God gives us those dreams – the giant ones – […]

When Life is Short

When Life is Short

I started to write a different post earlier today – maybe that one will be for another day. After today, though, this is my time to process my thoughts. You see, life is short and that reminder has been driven home in several ways the […]

Inspiration

Inspiration

We have 3 young piano players in our home, and we are gearing up for the end-of-year recital. We’ve hit a little bit of a wall and needed some inspiration, so today we cleared off the piano, decided specifically what our focus would be, and […]

God’s Big Dreams {For Your Life}

God’s Big Dreams {For Your Life}

This week we’ve talked about dreaming big dreams.  I’ve shared some of my personal big dreams, and some of the big dreams we’re dreaming with and for our children.  Just as we have dreams for our children, our parents have dreams for us.  But I […]

Dear Weary Mom {My Favorite Spot}

Dear Weary Mom {My Favorite Spot}

Dear Weary Mom, Do you have a favorite spot in your home?  A place where you can just sit or stand, and for that moment, all is well.  My favorite spot is at my kitchen window, especially on a gray or rainy day in the […]

5 Things to Know about the Mother of a Child with Autism, part 5

5 Things to Know about the Mother of a Child with Autism, part 5

This has been such a beneficial series for me!  I have learned a lot, and hope that this information has made it to some others who have also needed to read it!  A big thanks to Amy Fenton Lee for letting me post a few of […]

5 Things to Know about the Mother of a Child with Autism, part 4

5 Things to Know about the Mother of a Child with Autism, part 4

Today is part 4 in the series of understanding the mother of a child with autism.  I am really enjoying this series by Amy Fenton Lee, and I’m grateful that she’s letting me borrow excerpts to share with you!  You can find Amy‘s full blog […]