Don’t Waste Easter! 7 Promises to Share with Your Kids


 I try not to dwell on past regrets because it wastes energy. You can’t change what you did (or didn’t do) in the past. But you can learn from it. And so can others. So I’ve decided to share one of my regrets as a mom in hope that it will help someone do better [...]

Don’t Waste Easter! 7 Promises to Share with Your Kids2022-07-22T14:38:28-05:00

8 Special Gifts of Family Dinners


“Every family needs to eat together . . . especially OURS,” my grandmother used to say. And so every week our family gathered around her table, including 2nd cousins once-removed, great-great-aunts and some we weren't sure about, so we just called them "next of kin." All were welcome. None left hungry.  Grandmother loved serving carbs: mashed potatoes, [...]

8 Special Gifts of Family Dinners2022-07-03T22:27:13-05:00

A Thank You Note to God at Thanksgiving


Have you ever written a thank you note to God? I haven’t. After all the gifts He’s given me, I ought to know better.Mama taught me to write thank you notes whenever I received a gift. (After all, that's what Southern mamas are supposed to do). She put floral stationery and stamps in my desk because [...]

A Thank You Note to God at Thanksgiving2021-12-29T22:30:26-06:00
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