It’s Graduation Season Again: How We Prepared Our Son For Independent Living

Remember back to when your first child was born. It was the great unknown, wasn’t it? We devoured parenting books and searched for advice. We attended mommy groups and everything was so new and exciting. Now that our babies are grown, we are right back at the great unknown! Through the early years of parenting,Continue reading “It’s Graduation Season Again: How We Prepared Our Son For Independent Living”

The Anniversary Gift That Changed our Lives

Looking back, I remember the time that we lived in a little cul-de-sac early in my mothering years. There was a family whose children seemed to always be playing together outside. I wondered why they weren’t in school. One day my neighbor and I were both getting our mail out of our mailboxes at theContinue reading “The Anniversary Gift That Changed our Lives”

To the Moms of Future Men: Let me Tell You Our Story

There was a time that my little boy was just that, a little boy. When he got older and entered the years of passage towards adulthood, I was thrown for a loop. It really was both of us who came to this time of transition with a little bit of shock. Lately I have heardContinue reading “To the Moms of Future Men: Let me Tell You Our Story”

Managing Money With Kids: It Doesn’t Have to be Hard!

Remember those dreams about being a mom and spending all of your time with your kids? All of those joy filled moments as you walk through all areas of life together? I’m with you. Then you wake up from the dream and reality hits that it is just plain difficult to juggle some of theContinue reading “Managing Money With Kids: It Doesn’t Have to be Hard!”

Prayer Bracelets: A Practical Idea to Remind You to Pray

For years I have told people that I believe in the power of prayer. I have affirmed with my speech that “prayer changes things”. I know in my mind and in my heart that it is true. A few years ago at a ladies retreat, the speaker, Nancy Campbell talked about prayer. She quizzed usContinue reading “Prayer Bracelets: A Practical Idea to Remind You to Pray”