Opportunities to share knowledge abound in society today. We are invited to participate in surveys and establish ourselves as movie critics. We can call a 1-800 number, slip a complaint into our Facebook status, or immediately tweet a problem. We're told our opinions matter and while, yes, this is true, I have to wonder if we haven't swung a little too far in sharing them so audaciously. In … [Read more...] about Love Weighs More and Whimsical Wednesday Linkup
My husband is incredible- have I ever told you that? Truly, he is. And I just don't tell him often enough how much I appreciate him. Oh, I try to remember to send a random "I love you" text a few times a week. And our kids are always telling us to stop making out in the kitchen because it's gross. But face to face, heart to heart, I've recently been inspired to say words of encouragement … [Read more...] about 20 Things to Say to Encourage Your Husband
My wonderful friend, Unveiled Wife, has a gorgeous and practical blog on marriage encouragement. She graciously gave my hubby and me the privilege of posting a little of our story, coupled with a bit of marriage grace and advice on her site today! I hope you will head over to her beautiful place. CLICK HERE. … [Read more...] about Marriage Grace
Sometimes you have to stop what you are doing and remember why you’re doing it. This is one of those moments. This Saturday, about 20 families will join together for a day of fun and sharing. All have a common bond: a child with a terminal illness, MPS (mucopolysaccharidoses). So why do we plan and prepare for this great party every year? To give others a glimpse of the joy we found … [Read more...] about Saturday is Party Day!
Last week, one unusual day, my sweet Tarah and I sat down together for lunch. I say it was "unusual" because rarely is it just two of us for lunch around this hopping house. So we prayed and began eating our sandwiches, and when my beautiful 3 yr old saw the potato chips on my plate, she wanted to try them. Typically, I encourage the children to try everything new, so I think she was a bit … [Read more...] about You Won’t Like It
Winner by random drawing: Rachel @ Twintough! Check your messages! Thanks to everyone for entering; I highly recommend this book! The 5 Love Languages of Children by Gary Chapman is an incredible resource for parents of all types. The book has four target areas in which to assist families, as outlined: Discovering your child's love language Understanding the link between … [Read more...] about 5 Love Languages of Children: Book Giveaway
Winnners Announced! Lisa S. Jodee Molitor Ellen Check your email, Ladies! Praying you learn from and enjoy the book as much as I did. I can't remember how my and Erica McNeal's paths crossed initially, but as the author of "Good Grief!", God divinely appointed our meeting, no doubt. If you are a regular reader, you know how much I love to read and inspire others to read. Giving books … [Read more...] about “Good Grief!”- Book Review & Giveaway
Very interesting study going on over at Karen Ehman's place beginning TODAY! I am so pleased to take part in this study! I'll be covering "10 Ways to Love on Families with Special Needs Children" on March 28, 2012. Every day of the study there are some FABULOUS ideas and giveaways! Karen Ehman is the director of Proverbs 31 ministries and what an engaging author and speaker she is! I first … [Read more...] about A Life That Says Welcome by Karen Ehman