A few nights ago it was almost bedtime and my 4 year old daughter Julia said, “Mom, Junior can’t have a forehead, ’cause he’s five! I have a fourhead because I’m four, but he has a five head. And you have a – how old are you?” “I’m forty-five.” “You have a forty-five head.”
What do YOU do when your child asks questions about God and religion? How do you answer when they say, “But Mom, I can’t see God. So how do I know He is real” Kids are full of questions and some of them are easier than others to answer. But if you want to raise your kids in the faith,… Read More
Am I the only one who looks at the newspaper in the morning or the headlines on Yahoo news and just cringes? It’s almost daily, it seems, that there is another shooting, another racial incident, another something to at least get me to furrow my brow. How easy it is to be discouraged. But isn’t that what the enemy wants? … Read More
The headline at the top of the page grabbed my attention right away. Another shooting. More people dead. How long will this go on? How have we as a nation come to be so divided? Are we more divided than we were or is the division just that much more obvious? Such troubling times. There are so many bandwagons I… Read More
How to Manage the Costs of a Large Family Let’s face it: despite what the federal government says, inflation is real and the costs of living and raising a family are going up. If you’ve got kids, you know how true this is. Life isn’t cheap and the larger the family the larger the costs. So how do we manage… Read More
This morning I was snuggling with my two youngest – Julia, age 4 and Cameron, almost 3. In their room, they and Junior share a triple bunk bed. But this morning, in my bed, Cameron said, “I want the top bunk.” So he moved over and laid down on top of me.