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When It Is Not Easy

7 Things Your Children Need To Hear You Say

Words. Often overlooked, and somewhat underrated. Speaking (simple) words to our children’s heart can life-giving and affirming.  Speak to their hearts, from the depths of your own. Our children cannot read our minds.  It is time to speak up.…

I Wish That I Could Protect You From… (Life)

Dear Child of Mine It is hard to tell you this.  I do not really have all of the answers you may seek as you grow up. I want you to remember that I wish I could protect you…

A Meeting At The Well (the faces of motherhood)

The back of my throat was scratchy and calling the cool water I held in my hands. I had forgotten it was there, it had been in my grip for so long, waiting for a break in the gathering…

To The Single Mom, You Are Amazing

She is living next door to you and you may not know, but she is one of the most brave, lonely and courageous woman I have ever known.  She tills the soil day in and day out and doesn’t…

Small Stuff

Don’t Sweat The Small Stuff

My shirt was inside out through the entire visit with the ballet moms on the waiting bench.  While on a Target run after ballet, and through a speedy – in- store chat with someone who recognized me, and then…