Is it possible to have good marriage? My husband and I just celebrated eighteen years of wedded togetherness. He did not take me to the Bahama’s, out to a fancy dinner, or even buy me flowers. Instead, we went to Subway for our celebratory dinner. It was my idea to go to Subway. Brian found… Continue reading Building a Better, Stronger Marriage
Where did summer go? Back to school already? The end of summer vacation and the beginning of fall has always been bittersweet for me. It is difficult to send the children back to school, but knowing that fall is coming makes me extremely happy. The changing leaves,… Continue reading End of Summer, Blog Updates, and Random Thoughts
As an author and blogger I often get opportunities that are too good to pass over. Recently I had the opportunity to become part of the launch team for Katie Davis Majors new book, “Daring to Hope.” Katie authored the book, “Katie’s Kisses,” about her life and mission’s work in Uganda. Katie was an eighteen… Continue reading Daring to Hope, Finding God’s Goodness in the Broken and the Beautiful,
MOM! MOM! MOM! Kid #1 “Mom, mom, mommy” Kid #3 interrupting kid #1, “MOM!” Kid #6 “Mommy, mommy, mommy, mommy” (interrupting all the others) Me:” Quit mommying me to death.” Kid #1 “Mom?” Me: “I changed my name. I will no longer answer to anything you previously called me” Kids: “To what? Mommy, mom, mother,… Continue reading Mom, mom, mommy, mother?
By nature I am not a happy-go-lucky person. At times I can be a rather pessimistic gal, with a mixture of cynicism and sarcasm it makes for interesting thoughts in my head at times. However, I am never without joy or hope. Joy is not happiness. Happiness is fleeting, a positive response or feeling to… Continue reading Hope and joy
Nobody tells you that once you become a mother you lose all sense of privacy and noise becomes part of the equation, the more children you have the potential for more noise increases. My hearing has been dulled. What did you just say? I cannot hear you! No, seriously I cannot hear you its too… Continue reading Peace and quiet!?!