Spare the Laundry and Spoil the Child

I know you’ve heard “Spare the Rod and Spoil the Child”. That’s an old fashioned paraphrase of the Bible verse – ‘Whoever does not discipline his son hates him, but whoever loves him is diligent to correct him.’ ISV Today I say “Spare the Laundry and Spoil the Child”. Lessons I’ve learned from normal life […]

Don’t be a Helpless Parent; 3 Steps to Well Behaved Children

 Don’t Be A Helpless Parent! 3 Steps to a well-behaved child; Even when you’re out and about.1. Teach them to obey your voice at home. Our first baby was already independent by 18 months. I had crazy fears of him running out on a busy street. It was extremely important to me, that he responded to my voice immediately. I wanted him to […]

I Don’t Tell My Kids – ‘Vote Your Conscience’

‘Vote your conscience’! I do not teach my kids ‘Vote your Conscience!’ Do You? I am telling my children to Pray! ‘Vote your conscience’ is definitely the thing to say in this crazy election season. We Americans are turning out to be a very passionate group of people, therefore, we are often to the point of being very rude. […]

Mama Wants to Look Good Too!

My life isn’t all kids, although that’s such a huge part of my life and I love it. I also have a business with makeup and skincare, so I recently took an amazing refresher course on fashion and style. I focused on learning to analyze body types and how to feature your best qualities and downplay our challenges. I still want […]

Successful Double Wedding? You need 5 Things!

Well, we did it. We successfully made it through 2 of our kids getting married at the same time, at the same church, with the same pianist and the same wedding coordinator and the same reception. ♥ We used the same poor lady at the church to organize us all and we certainly gave her a run […]

Top 5 Gifts to Give My Children #4

The first gift, on my list of the top 5 gifts, is the gift of giving my little sweethearts a sincere, compliment or recognition. The second gift was to help them learn how to interact with grownups, with confidence and respect. The third gift in my top 5 gifts, is to teach them to be aware of others […]

Proud to be An American

It’s a privilege to not only live in America, but to be able to become an American Citizen. I am very thankful to be here and that I am married to a man who was determined to live here someday and made it happen soon after we were married. I am very thankful that our country is still the ‘Land […]