Often times I find myself stuck. I feel stuck in a project, stuck in a book, stuck in a rut, stuck in an emotion, or just plain stuck. There are heaps of people out there encouraging us to “Just do it.” (Nike) “Just Start” (Jon Acuff) Your local pastor, counselor, teacher. Even your friends and family. But the truth is, it’s… Read More
Whatever you do, do not buy the egg pan! After many years of marriage, Big Jon and I have found our way through the brambles with mother-in-laws and father-in-laws. We have worked through a few issues, been through a few ups and downs and are now at an acceptable cruising altitude for everyone involved. And then… Our children start to… Read More
Let’s face it, it is hard work to find the perfect Valentine’s gift for your man. I mean, is Valentine’s day even about them? Of course, it is! Today I am sharing a great Valentines gift that you will enjoy creating and your man will enjoy receiving. Sounds like a win-win to me!
Raising boys is an adventure. Early on in our marriage, Big Jon and I agreed on several mantras for raising our warriors. Today I’d like to share four important things to remember when guiding young men on their journey to adulthood.
After checking the analytics on the blog (a task in itself) I was surprised to find out which were your favorite Top 5 Posts from 2016. As I write, I often wonder exactly what interests you and what you are liking or disliking about the blog. But the analytics don’t lie and here are your favs.
I picked up Bettyville, by George Hodgman expecting an interesting story of a son and a mother. Being that I have 4 sons myself, the story of their relationship was a draw and plus I just love stories about women of a certain age (in this case 90+). Let me just say, it did not disappoint.