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Just got back from one of my whirlwind trips to Arizona.  I drove over on Friday afternoon and drove back yesterday.  Luckily, I love to drive–I think perhaps in another life, I’d have liked to be a trucker… Anyhoo…the reason […]

We’re spending a week with our oldest daughter and her husband.  They live about 320 miles from us, so we only get to see them every 6 weeks or so…I’ve posted about them before. They have two little girls that […]

I am not in the business of reviewing movies, but I just watched one that you should all see.  The name of the movie is “Lifted“ and It is a special film.  NOTE:  It is the movie “Lifted” that was released […]

I was looking for special songs and found this one. Watch it and listen, and then, if you feel so inclined, read my thoughts that follow: This song makes me weep for all the children who will never see the […]

Here are some profound thoughts from children: How old should you be to get married? “Eighty-four, because at that age, you don’t have to work anymore, and you can spend all your time loving each other in your bedroom.” -Judy, […]

Teach your children about God. From their earliest memories, they should be able to remember expressions of your faith.  I used to sing “Jesus Loves Me” to my babies when they were tiny.  My granddaughters all love the song “In the […]

Teach your child some common courtesy. Your children will be easier to live with and a joy to take out in public.   I have to say, this is missing in so many households right now, and when these kids are […]

  Your children need to know that you will always love them, even when they don’t do everything exactly as you hope they will. Unconditional love doesn’t mean that you accept naughty or immoral behavior, but that, even in the […]

 Keep your SENSE of HUMOR!!! You can turn painful situations around through laughter.  If you can find humor in anything, even poverty, you can survive it. Bill Cosby Life can be wildly tragic at times, and I’ve had my share.  But […]

Nothing lasts forever. You need to remind yourself of this when you are up at 2, 3, 4, 5 a.m. with a crying newborn or a baby that has an ear infection. You also should think about it when you have “terrible […]