Tag Archives: Parenting

For Such A Time As This

Brett will turn twenty-one today and everytime he celebrates a birthday I remember vividly the day God brought him into our lives! My oldest daughter, Laurelle was in preschool when I was told I was expecting again.  My husband and I had … Continue reading

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Empty Nesting – Week 4

We might be an empty nest but it’s not really been THAT EMPTY…in fact, we welcomed our second grandbaby into the world yesterday, so our children may have moved out but there’s still a ton of activity around our house … Continue reading

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Tilling the Soil

Those who know me well will know that I am the “anti-Martha Stewart”.  I’ve never had an affinity for house-keeping, cooking, baking, and my vacuum cleaner has cob webs on it.  It’s not that I don’t know how to clean, dust, … Continue reading

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25 Encouraging Scripture Verses for Families

If you read my blog the other day: “I Wish I Were A Perfect Parent“, you will have taken note of the fact that when I need encouragement as a parent I turn to Scripture.  Share these scripture verses with … Continue reading

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I Wish I Were a Perfect Parent

“I may not always be right, but I’m never wrong!”  My Dad used to say and then wink at me because he knew better than anyone what a ludicrous statement that was. Parenting. The word sometimes sends shivers right through my … Continue reading

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Chicken Soup for the Soul – Parenthood

Today is the release of Chicken Soup for the Soul – Parenthood! I am honoured to have my story, “Do Angels Wear Glasses?” (p. 89) included in this new compilation of heartwarming stories for parents. Press Release: Finding the funny … Continue reading

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A Parenting Faux Pas

Regret weighs a person down.  Regret, for the most part, cannot be undone.  It reminds us of things we should have done, but didn’t.  We had the opportunity in front of us, but let it slip away.  Regret can haunt us if … Continue reading

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Happy? Birthday…

When my children were little wishing them a “Happy Birthday” was an easy thing.  I loved to rush into their rooms, yell out “Happy Birthday!” and watch their faces light up.  They knew that the day would always be a special … Continue reading

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