That’s It!

If you’re a parent you’ll know what I mean when I say that some of the pep talks I’ve given my kids get given back to me when I need them! No doubt this will be one. And that’s good! It means they’re listening in and… heaven knows, I do need reminders! To start, a […]

Boundaries For Balance

Ever feel that you’re not sure if you should be pushing yourself to do more or if you should slow down and do less? This is a daily question for we women, particularly mothers who are doing their best to cover the every day demands of a family such as planning and preparing meals, taking […]

The Strong Center

I love being married and I love all of the good things that have come as a consequence of the decision we made many years ago to join our lives together to create a family. Over the last few weeks, we’ve had┬áthe pleasure of watching our married children celebrate some special moments in their lives […]

A Woman of Vision

Hello! Just wanted to share a few thoughts from a book I’m reading for our Ladies Literary Club this month called, Martha Washington, by Patricia Brady. First, here is a quote from Martha that could have been written two centuries later by a positive psychologist: “Martha had a naturally calm and optimistic outlook on life, […]

How To Love While You Lead

Here are a few ideas about how to love your kids, even while you are doing your best to lead them to better things, like say, a clean room… 1 Be Quiet So much of our mother-yacking becomes so much background noise and does nothing to help our children attend to what we are saying. […]