Please enjoy this great post by my husband! He will be popping on here regularly every month, so stay tuned! Do men who love kids go around talking about how much they love kids? ... Probably not. That’s probably creepy. Not like that time I sported a bad moustache, aviator sun glasses and a t-shirt… Continue reading Dad….. On the journey
Monday Mom Thoughts It was such a beautiful weekend over here in our neck of the woods, and as I was playing and snuggling with our little baby boy out in the lovely sunshine, I thought I'd update you all on how things are going. If I knew almost 4 months ago the impact this… Continue reading Words From This First Time Foster Mama!
I think ..... a lot! Sometimes my mind just doesn't shut itself off - it's quite annoying at times. But, as I've been privileged to parent for the last twelve years, look after other children and serve in children's ministry, I LOVE to continue to learn how to meet these little human's needs! What do… Continue reading 5 Life Giving Things Your Child Needs To Hear *** Monday-Mom-Thoughts
I sometimes have eyes that tend to wander and look at others with the dreaded C-word ........ comparison. Don't we all do this? We look around at everyone else and what they are doing, what they are wearing, how they are raising their kids, what their desires are and the directions of their lives, instead… Continue reading Wear It With Confidence
His Mercies are New Each Morning! Last week was one of those harder weeks for us - not sure why, just an off week. It was full of distraction, interruption, bad attitudes, temper tantrums, sibling quarrels, sleepless baby nights and tween issues. Ever been there? If I sit and dwell on last week, I'm… Continue reading Monday Mom Thoughts
May is National foster care month!! *** dancing! *** Honestly, I feel tremendously honoured that we can call ourselves foster parents, and that we are in this new world called foster care. I also know that there are many foster and adoptive families out there who feel the same way. I'm dancing because even though… Continue reading Did You Know It’s National Foster Care Month?
~ It was just a pot of lentil soup. A pot of soup brought to us at a time when a new little human had just entered our home, and we were to busy and too tired to even think about putting together some dinner. ~ It was just a small bag of hand me… Continue reading All About Community
The clock says 2:59 am, and I lay awake in the still, dark hours of the early morning and stare at this restless little human who needs more from a bottle. My eyes hurt, they are not focused, but I manage to feed him. He's being nourished, he's being cuddled and I'm so blessed to… Continue reading Yes! Jesus Loves You
It was just a regular day - finishing up school, cleaning up and then starting to bake cookies with the kids. The rain was coming down quite hard outside, but we were cozy and warm inside just wondering what to have for dinner. My phone rang ...... We all looked at each other, and my… Continue reading The Call
Encouraging your child to be patient while waiting is one thing - teaching the 'fruit of the spirit' is a wonderful tool while home educating children ...... but what happens when it's YOU, the adult, who needs a boost of patience and self control while waiting for that thing so badly? The last month and… Continue reading Waiting