10 Books Every Girl Should Read

Books have always been a part of my life.  I don't really remember a time when I didn't read.  Reading is and always has been a window to different worlds and knowledge....more
@karabuntin I read every Nancy Drew and all the Oz - mostly because they really got my ...more

10 Signs You're the Mom of a Teething Baby

 10).  You run a load of laundry without anything in the washing machine....more
Oh my goodness. I was laughing so hard I woke my 4 month old! She's beginning to slober over ...more

To My Unnamed Child

 Dear Little One, Today or a day very near this one, you would have been two years old. It's hard to imagine that we could have a toddler running about, that we could be trying to potty-train you, and that you would probably try to be helpful with your little sister....more

The Waiting Game Part Two: The Mating Game

 Okay, so now that you've wai...more

10 Non-Crunchy Steps To a Happy Marriage

Learn to laugh.  You're going to need to learn how to laugh in all sorts of situations...together.  Learn to laugh together.  Even if you don't always feel like it, laugh together.  Even if you have a headache and just want to sleep, take a moment to laugh together.Find common interests.  You don't have to like all the same music, books, or movies, but it's good to find things to do together....more

I Still Eat At Chick Fil-A

I may lose some friends (at least the social networking type) after posting this.  I may garner some hateful comments.  I may be called a great many horrible things, but I think that it would wrong to idly sit by and not say something when I am witnessing what I believe to be a gross injustice. ...more

8 Simple Rules For Moms Visiting Their Adult Children

Yesterday, I had the experience of hosting my mother for the day while she visited with Firecracker. Without giving away too many personal facts, I'll just say that the best part of the visit is that I now have a new blog post subject. So, here is a list of 8 Simple Rules for Visiting Your Adult Daughter (Or Son). This isn't a cry for sympathy, but just a simple "How To," I hope to remember when Firecracker is grown. I tried to make it a little funny, but it's probably too serious....more
I would love for my mom to walk through my door right now, rearrange the furniture, move my ...more

Faith>Fear

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I love the verses you quoted.  Also: "In returning and rest you shall be saved; in quietness and ...more

A Verb Too Few Practice: Parent

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