A New Year is Approaching and as parents consider how to make it your best year. Parents often forget to set aside time to pray and plan regularly for their family. My husband and I held a monthly Pray and … Continue reading
When our children were little we started a new tradition to celebrate the New Year. We read about creation and newness in the Bible and then we celebrated new starts. This included giving children (or the family) new books and games, new hugs, and trying a new food. It turned out better than we expected and many of our grandchildren now enjoy the tradition.
Christmas-finding simplicity By Karen Whiting Tick. Tock. The countdown is on and stores continue to remind us of how many days are left until Christmas. We are hopefully taking time with children to prepare our hearts and understand the reason … Continue reading
Delight yourself in the Lord and he will give you the desires of your heart. Psalm 37:4 “There’s something delicious about writing those first few words of a story. You can never quite tell where they’ll take you. Mine took me … Continue reading
There is power in the presence of just sitting with someone in their time of need. I know this first-hand. Seventeen years ago my family was in crisis. Our teenage daughter had run away into the night and we didn’t … Continue reading