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To Go Without a Phone?

I was hoping the crack would magically fix itself. I noticed the side of my three-year-old iPhone coming apart, but the phone still worked just fine. I went on like this for weeks, but then I to my phone out of my purse and the cracks were multiplying.  Now the […]

 

Why I Love VBS

As you may know, I post something new on my site every week.  But this week…I almost didn’t do it because of three little letters: V. B. S. Those of you who have ever planned or volunteered for VBS know what these precious words stand for:  Vacation Bible School. It’s […]

 

7 Questions to Consider When Looking for a Church

A special welcome to my Proverbs 31 friends who read about the importance of gathering together at church. Throughout my life, I’ve attended churches of all sizes…small, medium and large! Perhaps you are loing for a new church because you’ve moved to a new town.  Or maybe you see your […]

 

Why Saying Grace Makes You Happier

It’s my pleasure to offer this guest post by my friend author Annette Hubbell.   I will be giving away a copy of her bo “A Spoonful of Grace: Mealtime Blessings in Bite-sized Pieces” tomorrow.  Come back to enter!   “Mom, I think saying grace makes the food taste better,” my […]

 

Stay in the Game Mom

Friday was the last day of school for my three kids. As two of them teased each other, loudly and relentlessly, I muttered under my breath, “It’s going to be a long summer.”  Even the “happy mom” loses perspective sometimes. I need to hear the words, Stay in the game […]

 

Give Yourself This Gift for Mother’s Day

What gift could you give yourself this Mother’s Day? I’m sure a Nordstrom gift card or endlessly refillable Starbuck’s coffee cup sound pretty nice! But perhaps even sweeter is the gift of perspective.  My friend Jessie Seneca has raised girls from “diaper to diamond” and she’s written a new bo […]

 

Are You Available to Your Kids If They Want to Talk?

Are you available to your kids? If your child wanted to ask you about something, would he or she be able to easily find time in the day to talk to you? We can get so busy going from one activity to the next – getting the breakfast on the […]