Raising Christian Boys — The Good, the Bad, the Ugly

  “Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.” ~ Proverbs 22:6 Boys…love them…the good (never tired of hearing, “Love you, Mom“)…the bad (stinky feet and the other unpleasant aromas that I dare not speak of publicly)… Continue reading »

Never Fear…School is Just About Here – Back to School Tips

It seems like the summer always flies by sooooo fast!   We’ve actually already started our homeschool year.  We sort of do a “warm up” week to get back into the groove of schooling again. This year we’re actually doing two weeks like this since I’m waiting for my oldest son… Continue reading »

Peanut Butter Banana Smoothies – Quick Recipe

Peanut Butter Banana Smoothies – Quick Recipe “Because Mom Makes them Better” was my youngest son’s quote this morning immediately after my middle son said that it was better than Braums.   I don’t know if I could exactly compete with Braums, but the price sure is better. (BIG GRIN) You… Continue reading »

My Mother's Day Resolutions for this Year

My Mother’s Day Resolutions for this Year: I want to strive to be a godly example for my sons…and I hope to teach them this coming year to be “givers”…of their time and energy helping others…and from their money, faithfully giving their tithes and offerings…and to support the missionaries by… Continue reading »

Birthday Cakes and Birthday Boys Who Grow Up Too Fast

Birthday Cakes and Birthday Boys Who Grow Up Too Fast Attending a birthday party yesterday for a young boy in our church gave me a new awakening.   After our arrival, my two youngest boys immediately headed out to play with the group of kids that were there to enjoy the… Continue reading »

Sharing Secrets with Your Children

Sharing Secrets with Your Children Do you remember how it felt when your close friend shared a secret with you?  Didn’t it make you feel kind of special?  Even privileged and honored that your friend trusted you with her valuable secret? On a deeper level, I believe it created a… Continue reading »