There's something very telling about a person and how they drink their coffee. As a mother, I survive on many cups of coffee, but that wasn't brought about by motherhood. I was an avid coffee drinker before children. I'd have to say that my coffee taste has changed from a light blend of coffee with… Continue reading How Do You Like Your Coffee?
If you are looking for a great children's book for the start of summer vacation - I recommend The Happy Jar, written by Jake Frost. I always love a children's book that draws our little people into a deeper understanding of life and The Happy Jar is just that - a book about family and the… Continue reading The Happy Jar – A Children’s Book of Memories
The past year has been a continue stream of transitions for our family. From the decision to prepare our house to sell last spring to now being in the final stages of building, it has been a total whirlwind. I am grateful for the many, many ups and several downs (as every situation is a… Continue reading A Whirlwind of Transitions
Parenting isn't easy. In fact, it is one of the more challenging jobs. But we can't only attempt at it, we must succeed, because in reality, we are not only raising toddlers, we are raising the next generation of adults. It is our responsibility to mold these beautiful souls into hardworking and respectful adults, who will… Continue reading Teaching Our Children To Love & Respect
I found my vocation to motherhood along a rather winding road, but looking back, it was most definitely Divine Providence. God has his plan and sometimes it's better not to get in his way. Looking back, I am grateful that I accepted this calling. Over the past eight years of struggling and laughing through my… Continue reading A Mother’s Search for Hope
How do you wear your sunshine? It's a bit miserable here in Wisconsin. It has been raining on and off for over a week, with a few short days of sun, but very little warm weather. Well, it's cloudy and damp today and the thought of summer vacation seems so far away, even though… Continue reading Sunshine Is My Favorite Accessory!
I have to admit that over the years cooking has become a form of relaxation for me. I'm not going to pretend that every night I am bursting with energy to prepare dinner for our family of six, but looking back over the past ten years, cooking has become pure pleasure for me. There's something… Continue reading Tomato and Veggie Pasta