Why was I feeling so down? Why did I feel tired? I was wondering about these questions a few days ago. I just felt listless and unmotivated. Just kind of going through the motions of my day, but not all there. Do you ever have days like that? Finally, sometime in the evening, I realized … Continue reading There is a Battle and You are in it
This post is a continuation of my previous post that you can read here. Training children in obedience and responsibility is a hard job. If you have been a parent for any length of time, you have already discovered this without anyone telling you! Keep reading for tips and more tools for your … Continue reading Bedtime Battles and More (Part 2)
I've been having to work extra hard with my 5-year-old lately. "Suzanna, it's time to get ready for bed," I call. "I want to play Spicy Uno one more time!" she begs. "No, it's past your bedtime already." More begging and pleading... Why does it seem so difficult to teach children obedience and responsibility? Does … Continue reading Bedtime Battles and More (Part 1)
We had a lot of excitement around here last week! Benjamin Teague Masson was born to our daughter, Abby, and her husband, Christian, on January 11th! He is healthy and wonderfully made. Amelia is a terrific big sister! All are doing well and we are so thankful. Grandparenthood Really is Grand! If you were … Continue reading Grandparenthood
Do you ever struggle with discontentment? I know I do. When you're busy and not really paying attention to your thoughts, does your mind tend to default to contentment or complaining? To thinking negatively or to thanking Him? For me, more often than not, I find myself thinking negatively until I realize what I'm doing, … Continue reading What Were You Thinking?
Hi! I hope everyone had a great Christmas! I've been taking an unplanned break from writing blog posts. December has been a crazy busy month and something had to go! Does anyone else feel like they've earned a T-shirt that says, "I Survived Christmas 2017!"? I love Christmas-don't get me wrong, but I am also … Continue reading Why I Write
Ah, Thanksgiving--a time for family and lots of scrumptious food, all while taking time to reflect on the many blessings we have as a nation and as individuals. I love it! I saw a really cute and funny video the other day that reminded me of all the blessings we can sometimes overlook or take … Continue reading Make a Thanksgiving Day Placemat!