The first home we ever owned was situated at the mouth of a cozy little cul-de-sac, which gave every neighbor on the block an unobstructed view of our house and yard. Clearly, then, my husband was not ... Read More about Who Needs a Dinner Bell?
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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 ... Read More about A Fish without Fins
As soon as my husband made it to work yesterday morning, he called home to say that he'd broken his glasses and could I please bring him his back-up pair? I was still in my fuzzy bathrobe, so I ... Read More about Show Some Appreciation
A friend of mine recently asked my advice for dealing with an overly-critical mother-in-law. No matter what my friend does, it is never enough, and she is growing tired of even trying to make this ... Read More about Dealing with a Difficult Mother-in-Law
I was reading the biography of George Muller aloud to my children this week and ran across a quote concerning the value of prayer. Muller claimed that "four hours of work after an hour of prayer would ... Read More about Pray Your Way to a Smoother Day
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," ... Read More about The #1 Choking Hazard