The Simple Things

A friend of mine who lives in Michigan shared how she and her husband had saved their money for several years to finally afford their dream vacation to Disney World. The air fare, expensive hotels, and theme park admissions added … Continue reading

The Kitchen Table

I have noticed in some of the newer television programs that friends or families are shown eating meals in the family room while watching TV. So I wonder—what happened to the kitchen table? When I was growing up in the … Continue reading

Book Review: Bedtime Prayers That End with a Hug! by Stephen Elkins

Bedtime Prayers That End with a Hug! Author: Stephen Elkins Paperback: 168 pages Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. (December 25, 2013) Language: English ISBN-10: 1414383541 ISBN-13: 978-1414383545 List price: $14.99 Reviewed By: Cheryl Malandrinos Rating: Bedtime Prayers That End with … Continue reading

Lessons from the Home Laboratory

Raising kids is not an exact science. It’s more like trial and error, with an emphasis on error. After two decades of mothering, I’ve learned some lessons that are worth passing along. Perhaps some of  the young moms out there … Continue reading