The Most Important Lesson for Christian Women

most important lesson for christian women

It’s New Year’s Eve 2015. Are you wondering where this year went like I am? I’m sitting at my desk thinking about many things I wish I’d done differently this year – differently with my husband and son, differently with my health, differently with my career and differently with our home. I have very many Read More …

#30DaysofThanks: Thankful for Opportunity

opportunity

Today, Nov. 18, I am thankful for opportunity. I have been blessed with a supportive and loving family, intelligence and an education, and living in the United States, where we are free to pursue life, liberty and happiness. A little more than a month ago, I decided to quit working full time. I had no Read More …

#30DaysofThanks: Grateful for the kindness of strangers

#30DaysofThanks Blog Writing Challenge

Today, Nov. 15, I am grateful for the kindness of strangers. It’s happened on several occasions lately. I’ve been out somewhere with my son, frazzled usually. (I just can’t seem to get the hang of this getting two people ready to leave the house thing!) Once I was shopping at Target, and my son was Read More …

#30DaysofThanks: Thankful for life after Paris attacks

Paris attacks kill more than 150

Today, Nov. 14, I am thankful for life. That is, I am thankful to be alive. As many of you probably know, more than 120 people died in Paris attacks yesterday (Friday, Nov. 13) as the result of acts of terrorism throughout the city. I am grateful that those attacks did not happen on U.S. soil, while at Read More …

#30DaysofThanks: Grateful for Life Experience

#30DaysofThanks Blog Writing Challenge

Today, Nov. 9, I am grateful for life experience. I am grateful particularly for life experience in dating and relationships. I am thankful for my previous relationships, including the single dates, the guys who treated me disrespectfully and the relationships that just didn’t work out. Thanks to all that life experience, both positive and negative, Read More …

5 Christian stocking stuffer ideas for kids

My son is 1 year old, and this Christmas, I’m so excited about all the things he will get to experience since he’s much more aware than last Christmas. This has me thinking about the best stocking stuffer ideas for kids! I’ve put together some ideas for the best stocking stuffer for kids, even though Read More …

Fisher-Price Little People Nativity: Deluxe Christmas Story from Family Christian Stores

Fisher-Price Little People Nativity gift idea

I am really excited to have started as an affiliate with Family Christian Stores, and this week they announced a great online-only deal on the get the set for a discounted price of $29.49. My 13-month-old son just loves the Fisher-Price Little People, so I can’t wait to get him this set to start sharing Read More …

#30DaysofThanks: Thankful for Rain

Today, Nov. 5, I am thankful for rain. Just before writing this edition of my #30DaysofThanks challenge post, I checked the weather. Not one day of sunshine in sight for 10 days! As a native Floridian, I truly do suffer from seasonal affective disorder. These fall and winter stretches of absolutely no sun at all really Read More …