Ways to Show Your Love: Your Children

Loving our children comes naturally to us. But, we don’t always convey it to our little ones in ways that they feel it – at least not at the moment.  (It take years, and yes, even decades for children to equate your discipline with love.  Although, lack of discipline doesn’t make children feel loved either.)  […]

5 Ways to Show Your Love: Your Husband

When was the last time you did something special for someone just because you love them?  It is so easy for me to take my husband for granted.  His presence becomes just part of the scenery at home more often than I wish to admit.  I love my husband dearly and want him to know […]

Daily Choices

As the day unfolds before us, we have but two choices: Rejoice in the blessings that we have received or wallow in self-pity. I choose the former.  Life is too precious to be wasted on the “should-av’s” in life. WHY is it that we spend so much time worrying about other people??? WHY are we […]

Who Am I?

I have found myself musing about who I am and who I really want to be a great deal during my life.  Lately, I have been on an quest of sorts to find out who I really want to be.  There are so many aspects of my personality that it is hard to be clear […]

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 […]

Taking Care of Myself

Who is the most important person in your life? Well, it should be YOU!  Who better to provide you the love that you need and deserve than the person that knows exactly what is needed?  Only you know what portions of your life need attention in order for you to fulfill all of your desires.  […]

Enjoy the Little Things

“Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.” -Robert Brault Photo: Tamara We tend to take things for granted and overlook the small blessings in our lives.  When we take pleasure in the little things, we live a more graceful life.  We have a more […]

Clearing the Clutter

I love my home, but you wouldn’t be able to tell it from looking at the piles of paper clutter than have accrued.  (I have a hard time letting go of papers as they represent information and knowledge to me.  I am working on internalizing the fact that most information is readily available on the […]