Thank You, Jesus, For My Daughter

My daughter is a priceless treasure. I am thankful for her smile, her sweet giggle, and her amicable nature. I love her tiny little pig tails and the way she proudly shows them off to her brothers. I love the way she wants to show daddy her cute little dresses. I love how she carriesContinue reading “Thank You, Jesus, For My Daughter”

Few Days Away From Facebook

I deleted Facebook applications from my iPhone and my iPad for several days. I felt my spirit needed a break. My break only lasted a few days and that’s okay. All I needed was a few days. A few days to realize a few VERY important things. 1.) {EVERYTHING IN MODERATION} goes for Facebook, too!Continue reading “Few Days Away From Facebook”

Taking a Break From Facebook

I’ve decided to delete my Facebook apps. Those of you who know me personally, know that I am a true advocate of Facebook. I have friends all over the globe and Facebook allows me to keep in touch. Lately, for whatever reason, I’ve been feeling “blah”. I haven’t been able to pinpoint what is causingContinue reading “Taking a Break From Facebook”

Cherish These Days… They’ll Be Gone Before You Know It.

Feisty little red-head boy… His birth completely changed our worlds. We were young… Supposedly adults. This child forced us to second guess our maturity. Long nights… With little or no sleep. Tantrums… Made me question my own sanity. Kind hearted women… Said, “Cherish these days… They’ll be gone before you know it!” All the while,Continue reading “Cherish These Days… They’ll Be Gone Before You Know It.”

Independence Blvd

You’ve grown up too fast. Before my eyes… so hard to grasp. I’m sad… I’m happy… I’m frightened… I’m excited. Walking behind… Your little five year old legs. In the direction of that big yellow school bus. Transportation to get you where you need to go. Out into the big world. Independence Blvd. That’s theContinue reading “Independence Blvd”

Lessons I’ve Learned From Temporarily Single Parenting

My husband has been teaching in China for a little over four weeks. We have 12 more days until he will be home. Lessons I’ve learned from my six week stent of single parenting. 1. Dads are needed! Despite what the world teaches about men being useless and continually making men out to be dumb…Continue reading “Lessons I’ve Learned From Temporarily Single Parenting”

To Go or Not to Go?

My oldest two boys were all signed up and ready to begin packing for camp. However, something inside my spirit didn’t feel right about them going to camp. I couldn’t pin point and particular reason, however the feeling wouldn’t let up. My husband is teaching abroad in China for six weeks and we all missContinue reading “To Go or Not to Go?”

Crystal’s “Turn the Table” Over Moment

I’m frustrated. You thinking… Wow… Not like Crystal to blog about something negative or out of frustration? Let me clarify: I’m not saying I never feel negative or frustrated, just ask my husband and children. However, right now I have a bone to pick. Usually, I decide to wait until my frustration passes but rightContinue reading “Crystal’s “Turn the Table” Over Moment”

Good Ole’ Lemonade Days

Everyone has bad days. Today was one of my “bad days”. I opened my eyes and felt the nasty pang “I’m going to cry!” Went to church… All in attempt to serve God… And feel better. Yet… I escaped to the ladies room to secretly wipe away the unwanted drops of emotion. The last thingContinue reading “Good Ole’ Lemonade Days”