Category Archives: Humor

12 Pins that Made Me Laugh Out Loud

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Playing Scrabble with Santa

Since we all know that laughter is the best medicine, and since every April Fool’s prank I’ve ever pulled has backfired, I thought I’d celebrate today by spreading a little sunshine instead of playing tricks. Here are a dozen pins I’ve spotted on Pinterest that have actually made me laugh out loud. I hope you’ll find them funny, too: 1…. Read more »

Do You Wanna Have a Baby?

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Do You Wanna Have a Baby

I’ve been hearing daily reprises of FROZEN songs ever since the movie hit the theater last fall. My kids love it and have memorized most of the songs by heart and can even play a couple of them on the piano. My personal favorite is “Do You Wanna Build a Snowman?” which I’ve been singing for months — but with… Read more »

15 Unexpected Benefits of Big Family Living

The Unexpected Benefits of Big Family Living | Loving Life at Home

I love children and have wanted a bunch of them for as long as I can remember. Not surprisingly, this fact significantly narrowed the field of potential marriage partners back when I was in college. “Want to grab a cup of coffee?” an interested classmate might venture. “That depends,” I’d answer matter-of-factly. “How many kids do you plan to have… Read more »

50 Life Lessons I’ve Learned the Hard Way

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50 Life Lessons I've Learned the Hard Way

Knowledge gained through trial and error may be the hardest earned, but it’s usually the longest remembered. Last year I posted 7 Life Lessons I’ve Learned from My Husband, so now I’d like to share a few life lessons I’ve learned on my own. Some of these truths were acquired by accident, some due to ignorance, some because of stubbornness,… Read more »

My Preschooler Put Me in a Padded Cell

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Have you ever noticed what a great sense of humor God has? Back in the days when I thought that my home had to look picture perfect for me to entertain guests, my children did their best to make sure it didn’t, and I sometimes wonder whether God didn’t put them up to their antics, just to keep their mama… Read more »

A Fish without Fins

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In honor of Valentine’s Day, I’m posting a poem I wrote for my husband even before he became my husband. I gave it to him way back in February of 1987, and he still proposed a month later, so he obviously wasn’t marrying me for my poetic devices. I hope you’ll enjoy my little walk down memory lane. You’ll be gratified… Read more »

The #1 Choking Hazard

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Do you know what the #1 choking hazard is?

Do you know what the #1 choking hazard for children is? I thought I knew. After all, that has been my husband’s catchphrase for more than two decades now. “Don’t let the baby get hold of that,” he warns with predictable frequency, “it’s the number one choking hazard.” I’ve always accepted this statement without question, assuming Doug was citing some… Read more »

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