How do I mother joyfully?

Family, Homemaking, Mothering

A Reader recently asked a question which she gave me permission to share: “I have three little girls, 5, 4 and 1.  I also work full-time outside the house.  The last two weeks have been very challenging parenting wise.  The middle one especially is driving my husband and I crazy…it breaks my heart.  How do Read More

November 7, 2011


Family, Mothering

Today was a difficult day.  I blew some fire alarms…too loud, and too strong, I am afraid.  Let me explain… Chapter 11 of Loving the Little Years was about how as mothers sometimes when our houses get in disarray we are like a fire alarm…blasting out a strong warning. We should be right?  Except that Read More

November 4, 2011

Sometimes you just have to…

Family, Spiritual Encouragement

…Step back and see the bigger picture… To consider your smallness and God’s greatness… To look around you and behold… The splendor of Jehovah and His work… To sit by the still waters… And be restored as we bask in His beauty… To contemplate His power… And His might… To enjoy it with your family… Read More

October 24, 2011