20 Simple Ways to Communicate with Your Child

Lo, children are an heritage of the LORD: and the fruit of the womb is his reward. ~ Psalms 127:3  (KJV) Each child is a gift from our Heavenly Father above.  Treating them as a real person helps them feel that they have true value…and of course, good communication helps… Continue reading »

Healthy Lunch Ideas in 20 Minutes or Less, Healthy Snacks & Meal Planning

Here’s  a roundup of “Healthy Lunch Ideas in 20 Minutes or Less” that I hope will be helpful for you. As always, I look forward to hearing your comments and your own suggestions!  Please join me on Facebook to get our latest updates. Offer whole wheat crackers, leftover meat bits… Continue reading »

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 »

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 »

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 »