You Matter to Me!

You Matter to Me!

Do you matter? I think you do! (And for more reasons than you are reading this blog.) You matter to me because you can make someones life better. How? By how you look at them By actively listening to them By speaking to them in a respectful tone and using words of...
Grow through the challenges of parenting

Grow through the challenges of parenting

I love being a mom. Seeing a child meet milestones, find a passion, explore an interest – these are the cool moments. It’s the challenging times I don’t enjoy so much – at least when I’m in them. The “I hate you” moments of...
What will be your legacy?

What will be your legacy?

August observances include “What will be your legacy?”. According to Dictionary.com a legacy legally is a “gift of property, especially personal property, as money, by will; a bequest.”. And It may also be...
Clown Around with the Family

Clown Around with the Family

I grew up in a parsonage – my dad was a pastor and my mom managed the family. Despite what people might think, my family loved to clown around. We laughed and played, learning to enjoy life. One of my favorite childhood memories happened on a summer evening.  We...