Saying “Yes!” to Right Now

“Not right now.” I’m guilty of repetitiously quoting this phrase to my children. Just the other day, my daughter was chasing my heels and trying to hand me a book. The same book I had already read twice before 7:30 AM. And just one of the dozens of others I knew she would hand to […]

Cleaning House and Home

I am a bit of a fanatic when it comes to cleaning my house. I like order and organization. I like rooms to be spotless. Although, I’ve learned quickly that this is near impossible with a toddler. And dare I say, my husband may be even more of a fanatic than I. Don’t get me […]

Faith Over Feelings

On any given day, I am bombarded with a slew of obstacles within the four walls of my home. Life’s demands come charging at me before the rising of the sun. And, they’re relentless until long after the first glimpse of the moon. Many are the days when I wish I can conquer anything that […]

Begging in Prayer

I often compare the relationship of children with their caregivers¬†and the relationship I have with my heavenly Father. How children communicate with their caregivers is quite indicative of how I’ve communicated with God. One common communication behavior of a child is begging. Sometimes their desires are so intense they feel they have to beg. Children […]