Tagged with Family

Secret Treasures at Christmas Time

One of my favorite things to do at Christmas time is curl up on the couch, sip hot cocoa, dim the lights and let the Christmas tree’s light fill the dark space.  My mind quiets down and I begin to ponder. That word ponder always reminds me of the Bible verse in Luke 2 where … Continue reading

Keeping the Crazy Out of Christmas

We are in full-fledged Christmas mode.  The tree is up, decorated and topped with a Santa hat. Our son was home from college at Thanksgiving and the weather was beautiful so why not trim the tree the same weekend we are giving thanks! This is a busy time of year and we can sometimes be … Continue reading

Giving Jesus to Kids Today #GivingTuesday

The door swings open and in they come. One by one they hang up their coats and take off their boots. ‘T’ pops over…”Ms. Rachel, look at my kitty I brought in today!” “L” joins in… “I brought popcorn to share!!!” Giving them a sweet hug, I add in…”That’s so great!  I’m so glad you’re … Continue reading

{Why} Motherhood Matters ( Plus a GIVEAWAY)

As I pulled the book from its padded envelope, I read the top lines across the back, Mama, Your Work Has Deep Worth— Do you ever wonder if your efforts as a mom make any difference? Take heart —- Whether you’re struggling through sleepless nights with your toddler or endless battles with your teen, September … Continue reading

10 Things I Learned This Summer

It’s hard to believe summer has come to an end. The last few mornings I have been donning warm fuzzy socks. Brrr… welcome Autumn! I haven’t done one of these blog posts in a while so I thought I’d jump in here and finish up the summer with some fun! 10 Things I Learned this … Continue reading