Finding the Double Win

In family life, we have to remember, that it’s the little stuff that makes all the difference! The baby steps we take, right now, can mean the difference between health or misery tomorrow! Like our thinking for instance- We have equations in our minds all the time. It’s just one of those things like breathing, […]

How Do I Love Thee?

I love my husband, with “the breath, smiles and tears of my life!” That said, a big part of our relationship, has been learning to understand what each of us wants out of our relationship and out of life in general, and in coming to understand the many ways that we are different! It takes […]

Just You

Whether you are young or old; Rich or poor; Your presence in your family is what they value most. And isn’t it funny that it’s the little, seemingly insignificant things you do that make the biggest impact? Dancing in the kitchen with Grandma after dinner. Toast with cinnamon and sugar cut in squares. Applesauce pie. […]

Boldness, Not Overbearance

30 years ago, while I was in the hospital waiting for labor inducing drugs to take effect, I started reading a book about an American Indian tribe. {Happy birthday Brad and thanks for the book Vicki!} Specifically significant to me was a chapter about a young Indian mother who needed to correct her teenage son. […]

What They Really Need

When our children were small, we opted not to have t.v. reception. It was always interesting to me to see the difference in our kids when we were staying for a short time anyplace there was a lot of t.v. watching. All of a sudden, they were preoccupied with what they now knew they needed! […]