2018 · August · Life · Life Copes

The 5 Best Reasons Silence IS Golden

Suddenly, it’s the end of the day, the kids are in bed, the phone is charging and on silent, the husband has been fed and is on his way to bed, the TV is off, and I’m left all alone. Ahhhh that golden moment when alas, all is quiet.

Ahhhh that golden moment when alas, all is quiet.

Silence is golden.

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2018 · August · Life · Life Copes

A Mother’s Open Letter to Her 16 Year Old Son on His Birthday

Today marks the 16th year I’ve been blessed to be your mom.

#faith · 2018 · August · Life · Life Copes

Changing Your Prayer Life: There’s an App for that!

Today, I’d like to talk with you about your prayer life. I know, prayer is a very personal thing and most of the time it isn’t something you share with others. Rest at ease. I’m not going to ask you to share personal prayers, although I’m always interested in prayer requests you may have. I would LOVE to pray for you.

In a few minutes, I’m going to share a wonderful resource with you that can enhance your prayer life and help keep you focused during prayer time. 

2018 · August · Life · Life Copes · Life Laughs · Summer of Fun

3 Simple Criteria for Connecting with Your Teen or Young Adult

Teens and young adults can be tricky when it comes to getting them to do things with you. Through our Summer of Fun I’ve accidentally discovered, they do want to spend time with me, but the rules of engagement have changed and I’m the one who needs to change how I think and how I act in order to get them involved.

2018 · June · Life · Photography · Summer · Summer of Fun

Summer of Fun – Day 8 – Creeking

Sometimes, we love putting on our old clothes, grabbing our water shoes, picking my camera up and heading down or upstream. It never gets old and it never looks the same twice!

Creeking is one of our all-time favorites things to do! 

2018 · June · Life · Life Copes · Life Laughs · Summer · Summer of Fun

Summer of Fun – Day 7 – The Double-Header

Did you enjoy walking through the park yesterday? Wasn’t it sooo relaxing? It was for us too! I’m glad you stopped in today. Do I have a story to tell you!

This is a double-header in that we did one activity during the day and one in the evening.