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
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.
I love family tradition – special things we do that we pass down to our children. For me, it has been things like home-made Halloween costumes, special Easter Baskets, Big Jon’s birthday cake (that is always late because I forget to buy the ingredients :). But the Christmas Traditions are nearest and dearest to my heart. And then there… Read More
I’m so excited to be a part of the Thankful at Home blog tour today! Shout out to Meegan at What Meegan Makes for the invite! I am new to the whole “blog hop”, “blog tour” world and am really excited to share with you a few ideas about what I am most thankful for this year – The Gift of… Read More
When I tell people I have 4 sons, many get a sort of deer-in-the-headlights look on their face and just nod. Or they say things like, “Oh my, ___ fill in the blank____” I thought, how can we share the reality of living in a house full of boys? So today, on the blog, I have a special… Read More
When raising warriors there are always questions. Questions of morality, of ethics, of beliefs, of choices – this list goes on and on. Why this? Why that? What should I do? And my response is, “Stand up for what you KNOW to be true.”