Childlike Faith

  This afternoon when I picked up my 4 year-old daughter from preschool, I noticed she had a Princess brush in her hand.  As any normal mother, I noticed immediately that the brush didn’t look like it came from our home.  I asked my daughter and she insisted it was hers.  Knowing the brush wasContinue reading “Childlike Faith”

Happy Father’s Day 2014… To My Heavenly Father

Father’s Day has never been my favorite holiday.  In fact, it’s a holiday that used to cause deep-rooted sadness in my heart. Father’s Day is a “wonderful” day for people who were blessed with wonderful fathers, but for those of us whose fathers rejected, abandoned, abused, or neglected us…  It was certainly not enjoyable.  IContinue reading “Happy Father’s Day 2014… To My Heavenly Father”

My First and Last Love… Happy 14th Wedding Anniversary

First time you held my hand…  The moment… forever ingrained in my heart. The feeling… I will never forget…  I can’t possibly forget… I recall the powerful surge, the force of true and unconditional love shooting through my fingers… Landing in the center of my heart. Your touch created emotions in my soul so deep…Continue reading “My First and Last Love… Happy 14th Wedding Anniversary”

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)”

Thank You Lord for the Gift of Motherhood

Sweet little girl. A nasty old nightmare has awakened you. Steeling our sleep. Lying next to you in your bed… Soaking in this precious moment. As I wait for you to drift off to sleep… I watch you breathe… Caressing your baby soft cheeks. You make my heart smile, As you gently rub mommy’s hair.Continue reading “Thank You Lord for the Gift of Motherhood”

Today’s Joy in Raising a Tween

All my life I have heard people’s nightmare stories regarding raising their teenage children. I would be lying to say that I haven’t been frightened as a result of their stories. These stories have at times caused me to dread my four children becoming teenagers. My oldest son is almost a teenager, he will beContinue reading “Today’s Joy in Raising a Tween”

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”