When my husband accepted a teaching job at Covenant Christian School in Cranford, New Jersey, we had no idea of all the new things we would encounter or the full range of emotions we would feel. Last week I told a little bit about our […]
Welcome to Our New Home in New Jersey
At the beginning of the summer of 1980, we packed up a moving truck and started on our journey from South Dakota to New Jersey. This was the third cross country move in the span of a couple of years. Our arrival was met with […]
Changes: Inevitable in Our Lives
We are not static beings. As parents we change right along with our children. Let us be instruments of change that bring joy to life.
Connect for Fun and Fellowship
It’s the first Five Minute Friday linkup of the year, and anyone is welcome to participate. Every week we connect for fun.
Off the Path or a Slightly Different Route
There are only nine days left in this challenge, so how am I doing? Well, sometimes we have to go off the path or take a different route.
A Park is a Wonderful Place
A park is a wonderful place for a child and also a good place for moms to meet and visit while the kids play. When I was a child we would ride our bikes to one about half a mile away. I always loved the swings, […]
Beauty in Every Season of Life
What is true beauty? When I was a teen I thought it meant having a slim figure with nice facial features, makeup just so, polish on nails, both fingers and toes. As far as I was concerned I didn’t measure up. Real beauty is not […]
Overwhelm: Grace for Dark Days
What do you do when the road ahead seems dark, blurry and unclear? You are traveling along nicely when suddenly unexpected twists and turns appear. The road becomes unfamiliar. Before you know it a feeling of overwhelm comes upon you. (This is an update of a post […]
Create With Joy and Have Fun
Create is such a fun word. There are so many ways to create using all kinds of materials. Whatever you choose you can create with joy.
I remember mid-afternoon times. Kids were fussy. I was tired and wondered if I’d have strength to finish the day. Maybe you can identify.