When Your Child Leaves For College

When Your Child Leaves For College

I’m not alone in this. I know full well many of us are walking through this season together. Your child has left for college. Or soon will be. Some of us are experiencing this for the first time, with full-on feels of all kinds. Heart strings stretch in all...
When The Way You Parent Isn’t Popular

When The Way You Parent Isn’t Popular

Direct your children onto the right path, and when they are older, they will not leave it. Proverbs 22:6 I can’t begin to count the times over the years I questioned our parenting skills as we raised our two children. Were my husband and I raising our children...
When Our Mess-Ups Are Good

When Our Mess-Ups Are Good

If there was one thing, or situation, or moment from your past you could do over, what would it be? Friend, I have so many. Too many to name here. But a few of mine are… Making a better choice at a party in high school. Not saying the words, “I hate...
When Mother’s Day Is Difficult

When Mother’s Day Is Difficult

Listening to my favorite radio station as I ran errands yesterday afternoon, I couldn’t believe what the announcer voiced over the airways. “Mother’s Day is a terrible holiday.” What??!! I listened as he shared how Mother’s Day can be a...
Yep, I’m That Mom

Yep, I’m That Mom

I’m that mom. You know her. The one who is the strictest, the meanest, the one who doesn’t allow disrespect from her children. I believe it’s hereditary, because my mom was the same way. I vividly remember yelling at her, “I hate you!!,”...
Five Weeks!!!

Five Weeks!!!

Making a list and checking it twice doesn’t just happen at Christmastime. Ask any mom of a soon-to-be high school graduate, and she’ll tell you she’s doing just that. And much, much more. Five weeks from today our youngest will walk across that...

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