Tag Archives: raising kids

Becoming the mom I want to be…

Believe it or not after 24 years of “mothering” I still haven’t fully arrived! It’s an on-going, ever-changing job – this motherhood business. Mostly because our children keep changing. There were the baby & early years where it was all … Continue reading

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Influence

When I was a young girl I thought I could possibly change the world, bring people to Jesus. I wanted to start from inside the world of ballet (dancing, maybe teaching) being a light, then later, I’d try being a … Continue reading

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Breaking The Mold

Our world seemed fairly easy during the early days of child-rearing. I planned everything! I was in control of school and schedules. Then life happened and that mold was broken. Not what we had counted on. What was happening? Why … Continue reading

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Mothering a Prodigal

Prodigal– a wayward son who squanders his rich inheritance ending up destitute, but returns home and finds his father forgives him. Luke 15:11-32 I don’t know that anything has stabbed my heart as deeply as having one of my precious … Continue reading

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Mom Morsels- part 1

When our children were little and under foot, I was desperate for advice on everything you can imagine. I’d ask anyone. My own mom had some general wisdom, but couldn’t remember specifics. Because I might forget those also… I began … Continue reading

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Mountains and Valleys

David loves that I get fired up. He appreciates my enthusiasm and joy.┬áBut I can be so disappointed and crushed when discouraging things happen… especially things with our kids. We have been struggling with growing pains in our teens lately. … Continue reading

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