Who’s In Charge?

Who is the Mommy??? Sometimes I think that the boys forget that I am the mommy. I know that the power struggles are inevitable, but they grow so tiring!  I try my best to remain strong and be in charge.  They try so hard to wear me down.  Unfortunately, sometimes, they succeed.  As hard as […]

What is Marriage?

Marriage is more than just a promise to be with someone. Photo: SuperSizeMe It is the moment-to-moment re-commitment to do what is best for both of you even if you don’t like what needs to be done because you love the other person and are willing to work to have the best relationship possible.

Growing Through Sports

It is such a blessing to watch your child become engrossed in something that they love!  To watch him blossom while playing with other children and stretching himself to be the best that he can be is such a wonder. Photo: Adriano Zanni Our oldest son played in his first soccer game today.  It is […]

My Day Has Been Brightened Beyond Measure!

I just gave my 4-1/2 yo a hug.  The cool part?  He kind of laughed and sweetly said, “I love you, too!” as he bopped away with a smile. Nothing could be better! ~~~ Celebrate the finer things in your life at Finer Things Friday.

Make a Difference in a Child’s Life

Today, more than 12 million children in the United States do not know when their next meal will come.  Unfortunately, this number continues to rise as these difficult economic times times are leaving more and more people jobless, without homes, and unable to provide food for their families.  What can you do? 1. Sign-up to […]

Temporary Addition

For the past two weeks, our family has been blessed by the addition of small toddler to our family as I was watching a friend’s little one.  Our little visitor is only 15 months old and is a delight!  He has helped our family to grow. I have learned that if I get up earlier […]

Today’s Blessings

My older son (5 yo) pulling out a reader to read aloud to me in order to receive “extra” books being read to him by me in the morning. The hugs and kisses of my little boys. The gentle comfort of a friend reminding me that we are not alone in our walk – that […]

Spending Time with Family

Almost three years ago, we moved across country from our immediate families.  So, it isn’t very often that we are able to spend time with our families.  We have been blessed to have spent the last week and a half visiting our families in Texas and Oklahoma.  We have truly enjoyed spending time with our […]