I remember when my children started sharing rooms like yesterday. I seriously wondered if I was a bad parent for asking them to share a room! Our family was growing, and we really had no choice at the time. But all of the voices around me said that individuality ruled, and our children deserved their … Continue reading Room Sharing Prepares Children for Marriage
What have you been focusing on lately? As a believer, I know my mind should be focused on Christ and what He has done for me. I should remember His command to not fear, and take it seriously. And yet, when I pick up my phone in the morning to check the news, my heart … Continue reading Change that Mindset, Mama
According to this article in The Federalist, "Significantly more Americans ages 13 to 22 say it's important to buy a home and make 'a lot of money' than to marry, have children, and commit to a faith." What a sad statistic this is. And yet, how can we blame young people for feeling this way, … Continue reading Young Women Think Making Money is More Important than Raising a Family
I have been tempted to throw myself a pity party this week. Tomorrow, we were supposed to visit Santa Rosa Beach, Florida. This was going to be a celebration of sorts since we paid off our cabin. Instead, we decided to forego our trip and start a new chicken flock amongst other things. We figured … Continue reading Here to Serve
Yesterday, we meandered through the hills while walking in a nearby wildlife area. My children laughed as they tromped over logs, looking for the trail markers which guided our path. I felt refreshed, trying to get over a bit of disappointment from earlier in the day. Our "first choice" walking trail had been closed due … Continue reading What a Treasure!