Give us this day our daily bread. There was once a time in my life that these words were foreign to me. Words that had to be learned before I exchanged vows in a church, in front of a God I didn't yet know. Words in a prayer that Jesus taught us to pray. … Continue reading Daily Bread
There is nothing more "Perfectly Backwards" than the lost art of the family meal. Can we just park here for a minute? I want to acknowledge that some of us may not have such fond memories of family dinner. Maybe that seemed like the most tense part of the day, maybe it often was met… Continue reading Making Time For Family Dinner
Ugh...I remember so vividly the horrors of middle school. Bad haircuts, boy crushes, and zero self confidence. I didn't sleep for days after being teased about my knock off designer jeans and my target brand patent leather tennis shoes with the black lace ties. Not to mention the fact that I never knew if I… Continue reading Middle School Is Hard Enough
What age do you think is appropriate for a child to have a cell phone? I like to think of this blog as a place where us mamas can sit down over a cup of coffee and ask the hard questions...like this one. If you have school age kids, and you have mama friends, you… Continue reading Is My Elementary Schooler Ready For a Cell Phone?
We had a birthday last week in our house! Angel boy turned 12 years old, which means we have officially spent just as many birthdays with him as without. He was still at his first foster home on his 7th birthday, but that was the day I came home from his birthday party thinking "that… Continue reading Hospitality At Home