Category Archives: family

Downplaying Your Teen’s Drama






How do you deal with your teen’s disappointments, disillusionments & drama? Please share your feedback. Continue reading




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Blog-Walking Season






I love to write. I love to journal & communicate. I love God talk & meaningful faith conversation. Blogging has always been such a great outlet for me, an extra way to process & sort out life. And if it … Continue reading




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How Will You Spend Summer Break?






I’ll go first. I’ll be spending summer break living life with the people right in front of me…my hubby, my kids, friends, neighbors, those the Lord leads to me or me to them. I’ll be spending my summer on my … Continue reading




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How To Make Unforgettable Pot Roast






It should be easy. You buy a slab of good roast meat, stick it in the crock pot with some veggies, turn the puppy on low and let ‘er roast…all day, the smell tempting you to stick a fork in … Continue reading




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A Change of Diet this Christmas…






I’m not waiting ’til New Year’s to change my diet…want to chomp on some ideas with me?




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30 Practical Ways to Let Jesus Shine through you during the Holidays…






My hubby and I brainstormed some thoughts about how we might help our family get past the hubbub and materialism of the season…of course, the odds of us doing them all are slim, but they keep our minds focused on … Continue reading




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Stuff I Love About My Son






Last night, my son came home from being on a 10-day missions trip to Chicago. I dare say he came home changed, yet still the same kind of wonderful. Absence didn’t make my heart grow fonder of him, it couldn’t … Continue reading




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Need some devos to do with your kids this summer?






Over the past few months, I’ve received a handful of emails over some kids devotions the Lord inspired me to write several years ago. Many have asked to use these with their kids’ groups at church, and a few asked … Continue reading




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Rise & Shine, Mrs. Sunbeam!






I may be a grown woman in her 40s, (just barely), but still these old kids’ tunes pop into my head. “This is the day,That the Lord has made,I will rejoice,And be glad in Him.” And “Rise and shine,And give … Continue reading




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