• Lead by Example

    by - Feb 23, 2017
    “Preach the Gospel at all times. If necessary, use words.” – St. Francis of Assisi   Setting An Example Recently my family went out to eat at one of our favorite restaurants, Chipotle. (Just a side...
  • Complicated Gifts

    by - Feb 21, 2017
    Blessings always come with responsibilities. The greater the blessing, the greater the responsibility. When I was a kid, if my pockets were full of a few quarters and a couple cubes of bubble gum, then I...
  • Homeschooling by Heart Part 5

    by - Feb 19, 2017
    I stomped my feet, raised my voice, and ran from the room. Frustration didn’t even begin to describe how I felt. Despair, doubt. Fear. It boiled over into an adult size temper tantrum with four little...
  • Why do kids turn into little monkeys jumping on the bed when it’s time to go to sleep? Podcast Special by Lisa Brown

    by - Feb 17, 2017
    Do You Need More Peace and Quiet in Your Evenings?  Today’s podcast will help you create a quiet and restful place.  Better Sleep for everyone!!! Why do kids have a hard time going to sleep when...
  • Being Saved From Kaa: Overcoming the Past

    by - Feb 16, 2017
    Movies and Lessons All my life I have loved movies. When I was young I fell asleep every night to a mix VHS tape (yep a tape) of “Peter Pan,” “The Little Mermaid,” and “Follow That...
  • Freedom From Perfection and Control

    by - Feb 12, 2017
        Graceful Living Living life is not about doing everything right all the time. It’s about getting back up when we fall. We learn to let go of perfection and control. Life is about connecting,...
  • Teaching Children About Prayer

    by - Feb 11, 2017
    Just recently a mom blogger asked me to help her answer the following question for her friend. “My 4 year old suddenly won’t participate in our family prayer time.  He just wanders off to play and...
  • My Son Hates Homework

    by - Feb 10, 2017
    Does your child hate school or resist doing his homework.   Do you know why?  My son hates school work and this makes homeschooling tough. I use to blame myself for his frustrations.  I questioned my ability.  Even...
  • Social Pressure – Be Content With You

    by - Feb 9, 2017
    We all struggle with social pressure. The need to be like everybody else. There is always someone who has what we want. We hunger for fame and instead we find ourselves alone. We shame ourselves when...
  • When You Are Tired – Encouragement For Wives 

    by - Feb 9, 2017
     We have received around 40 zucchinis and squashes over the summer from our garden.  My kitchen counter is covered.  My husband planted four small plants from four small seeds in spring.  I’m amazed how one little...

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