Embracing “Un-popular” Parenting Decisions… The Process of Creating “Successful” Adults (Part 1)

While iPhones, TV and video games are great for distracting children in a pinch, increasing evidence shows that too much screen time can potentially cause childhood depression and increase the risk for attention problems later on. A Great article to check out…  http://www.sheknows.com/parenting/articles/963474/can-screen-time-cause-childhood-depression.   As a family we have made decisions that are “unpopular” inContinue reading “Embracing “Un-popular” Parenting Decisions… The Process of Creating “Successful” Adults (Part 1)”

“Purpose Driven Life” Together

My husband and I have begun reading “The Purpose Driven Life” by Rick Warren. Every night before we fall asleep we read together the daily excerpt, discuss what we read, and then pray together. I find praying with my husband before bed to be such a gift and so enriching! You know it doesn’t takeContinue reading ““Purpose Driven Life” Together”

Why God Calls Us to Seek Him in the “Morning”

Friends, If there is one thing that I am not, it is a morning person.  I have the hardest time dragging myself out of my cozy, soft, and comfy bed.  For this reason, I have never made a habit out of morning quiet times.   However, this afternoon, God revealed the reason He tells usContinue reading “Why God Calls Us to Seek Him in the “Morning””

What’s The Cause of My Loneliness?

    This is the sweetest little picture of my friend Marilyn’s little girl — Her name is Sophie…   Seriously, Today’s post is about “BEING REAL”! Everyday there is a part of me that feels lonely.  Admittedly some days are much worse than others, but being lonely is a part of my life.  Honestly,Continue reading “What’s The Cause of My Loneliness?”

God’s Love… His Holy Word… Refreshing Fuel for my Weary Soul

As my mood dipped this afternoon, I allowed negative emotions to possess me no more. I took my mood to my quiet place. There I opened my Bible. The very word of God. As I read the life giving and mood uplifting words. My fowl mood dissipated!   Your faithful servant and prophet Paul speaksContinue reading “God’s Love… His Holy Word… Refreshing Fuel for my Weary Soul”

Home Improvement Project “How to Update Your Nasty Old Vinyl floors… Inexpensively”

Today’s post will be vastly different from my typical blog posts.  Today I will show you my latest home improvement project.  The vinyl in our bathrooms are completely outdated.  After moving into our home 3 years ago, we begun the process of updating.  We realized almost all the flooring in the home had to beContinue reading “Home Improvement Project “How to Update Your Nasty Old Vinyl floors… Inexpensively””

Mother’s Day 2014

I’ll never forget those bright pink lines,  that plastic white stick. Indicating two positive lines…   Two lines that forever changed my life.   I’ll never forget the overwhelming fear and excitement, those pink lines sent rushing through my entire being. The excitement, the fear, and the concern, the praying for your little bodies protectionContinue reading “Mother’s Day 2014”