Category: Kids/Parenting

Inspirations for parents as we navigate through the life and times of raising our children. Encouragement for the rough spots!

DO YOU SEE WHAT I SEE? The Art of Truly Looking

I was having a moment today as I recalled a memory of my sister.  Almost six years ago, our family was going through photographs of our oldest sister, who had just passed away suddenly from complications of diabetes. As part of the funeral service we were putting together a video pictorial of her life to ...

If I Knew Then What I Know Now…….a Lesson in Mothering

I have many things to be grateful for and of the lot, is the triumph that I raised three children; a daughter and twin sons. They are now grown with lives of their own, in which they are doing quite well.  From the bounty of their relationships, I also cherish a son in law and grandson! ...

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Kids say the darndest things…..

I was inspired by a blogger to include some humor in my blogs so here goes... My grandson, Trey, who is now 16 was about 6 at the time of this really funny moment: We were talking about grannies and how they are supposed to be old and wrinkled up (no offense to those who ...

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Build Your House, Build Your Nation

I think of my children often.  About as often as I take a breath or have a heartbeat. They are in my thoughts and prayers like breathing. It is impossible for me to think about life without thinking of them. And although they're grown now with lives of their own, the relationships that have been ...

The Power to Heal the World….. in this one Virtue!

All my empty nesting life, which has been about 10 or so years, I have suffered with a deep longing. It is a longing so intense, it is almost impossible to suppress and much to my determination to balance it, "pow!" there it is, in all it's desperate glory! I say "suffer" because the longing ...