Recently I had a day that demonstrated to me how important it is to teach our children how to help around the house. It started with a headache when I first woke up. I had planned to get up early and have some quiet time to myself to think and organize my thoughts for the … [Read more…]
I was all set to write about something else today when I started thinking about Remembrance Day. I thought about the many who sacrificed so much so that we can sit in the comfort of our homes free from fear and want.
The last few days have not been easy. Over a week ago my husband had what he thought was a minor muscle pull in his back. He teaches security every other week, and wouldn’t you know it last week was his teaching week. He couldn’t rest his back much and by Saturday he basically couldn’t … [Read more…]
This has been a fantastic week. The first part of it we were still on vacation. We had a wonderful time away and came back feeling renewed. One thing we did while away was to sit down together as a family and write a family mission statement. This is something that describes who … [Read more…]
You may have noticed that I haven’t posted anything since Monday – then again, you may be so busy like I am that you really hadn’t noticed. Either way, I haven’t posted because we finally are on a family vacation. This is our first in three years. We won’t be home until next Tuesday and … [Read more…]
I can’t believe Thanksgiving has come and gone. We look forward to it all year, and it feels like it’s over in the blink of an eye. I am so thankful for so many things. First, my salvation, of course, because without Jesus life is empty. I’m thankful for my wonderful husband and beautiful children, … [Read more…]
Another great week. School – for some reason sadly unknown to me – is going so smoothly this year. I’ve thought about it a lot and have come up with two possible reasons for this. First, my second son has always had a problem focusing. This slows him down in his schoolwork which frustrates … [Read more…]