Thank You for Your Service

Usually when folks hear Memorial Day they think of it as a day off, time at the lake, cooking out with friends and family. True those things do happen on this day but there is so much more meaning behind Memorial Day. Memorial Day is a day to remember the…

Liebster Award Nomination

I received an unexpected email last week. One of my own nominated me for an award! The Liebster Award. This award was created to help “Discover New Blogs.” LiebsterThe Liebster Award is a way to give lesser known bloggers a boost and to help them gain readership. I know ya’ll…

Whisper Wednesday

I don’t know if you have noticed or not, but I am pretty impressed by my kids. They make me proud. Of course there are days when I could disown them as well. But yesterday L came home so excited. L is in the 6th grade. For his elective this…

10 Things I Want to Thank My Tween/Teen Kids For

It has been an emotional week and L-O-N-G. What started with a beautiful Confirmation Service led into a number of days of State standardized testing. (Insert whatever slander or obscenities you need), as well as me having jury duty (can you say mentally exhausting! I totally feel for all of…

Whisper Wednesday

After 6 weeks of small group classes and getting to learn so much, L and 85 other 6th grade and up students were Confirmed in the Faith at our church over the weekend. This service was amazing. Laying hands, along with our family and Pastor, on my oldest baby as…

Teamwork

What do all these quotes have in common? The common theme throughout is TEAMWORK! America is what is known as an individualistic culture. Answers.com defines individualistic culture this way: An individualistic culture is a culture in which the members’ primary focus is that of themselves and their immediate families. In…

Exhausted

You know they say as your kids get older you are less tired. I say LIARS! I truly feel with every stage my tiredness just changes a bit. I know I am not alone in this. Our kids may not have the terrible sleep schedule and they have become self…