I remember the moment so clearly. I was a mom of three small boys ages 4, 3, and 1. It was a beautiful spring day so the boys and I packed up the stroller to walk down to our park. As the older boys ran and jumped and played, I pushed my giggling little guy … Continue reading How the Time Flies
As parents it is natural to contemplate what paths our children will take. We look at their strengths and weaknesses and speculate what the future will hold. We imagine how their lives will unfold. We hope for smooth sailing, straight roads, and few bumps along the way. We pray for health and success, safety and … Continue reading Are You Willing to Let the Lord Write Your Child’s Testimony?
Our family is in full-on Olympic mode. We've allotted a bit of time each evening to watch some of the events together as a family. We recently scrolled through a list of the events, and the boys were shocked to see medal bearing competitions in badminton, trampoline, and ping-pong...I mean table tennis. We decided to … Continue reading Allowing Our Children to Feel the Sting of Losing
In a day where there are so many things and people vying for the attention of our children, it has become vitally important to stay connected with them. If we as parents do not create an environment where our children know that they are valued and loved, they will certainly look outside of the home … Continue reading Why This Mom Likes Football
A few short months ago I launched this humble blog. It was, and still is, my hope to share my heart. While I have had no difficulty in stringing words together as they relate to food, recipes, and competitive cooking, I have strained and struggled to compose entries relating to family life. It's not as … Continue reading Who am I?