The last few months of the year are often a challenge to moms. First of all, there are the practical preparations alone of cleaning, shopping, and cooking a big holiday meal at Thanksgiving. (And don’t get me started on the potential emotional and logistic issues that are brought on when you add adult children into […]
There are days, and we all have them, when we wake up on the wrong side of the bed. Days when we just don’t feel thankful. Worse than that, we don’t even see what we should be thankful for!
This month I’ve been working through a personal prayer challenge. I say “work” because it’s, well, been work, but not in the sense you may be thinking. Actually, to be quite honest, it’s really brought me to my knees… …literally. A friend of mine challenged me to commit to a month of prayer on […]
I love music – I have it playing most of the time wherever I am. It may be a soothing background to preparing supper, an upbeat playlist of tunes while I’m cleaning that gets the whole family boppin’, or my favorite “oldies” station cranked up to sing along with while I’m on a long drive. […]
As a writer, I find inspiration from so many sources. A story I’ve caught on the radio, a sermon I heard in church, a book I’ve read, a conversation with a friend, a lesson learned from one of my children…all these can contribute to the topic du jour about which I eventually write. That’s all […]
OK, so I don’t really know what’s up with the craze over the game Angry Birds, and please don’t try explaining it to me, either. I work on a “need to know” basis, and I don’t really feel that understanding the attraction to that game qualifies. But I do know about angry moms – because […]
Difficult people – we all know them. At first glance, they may not look the same; after all, different people aggravate us for different reasons and in different ways. But no matter what they do or what they say that puts us over the edge, you may be happy to know that there is a […]