My wish for you

Dear Happy Girl, I pray you never lose your spark.  That light which shines so bright, it makes darkness fade.  That heart so full, it overflows with joy and ignites something in others.  You have a contagious smile that so easily spreads like wildfire. I pray the kids in your class appreciate your larger than…

What if...

What if…

I am beyond grateful that I was planted in a church where I learned not to let my children’s schedule dictate my schedule.  For example, to me this meant not rushing home for nap time, not scheduling all meetings around my kids and learning to live life together and not one that revolves around them (more about…

setting the example

Setting the example

Isn’t it amazing how much children absorb?  Their minds are like sponges – soaking up all that surrounds them.  Whether it’s good or bad, our children are watching and we are setting the example.  I can easily forget this but I’m quickly reminded when I see myself in them. My husband recently attended an appointment while the kids and…

thoughts from an anchored mom

You know that feeling when your baby is first placed in your arms and you experience the overwhelming, heart-bursting love?  I fell in love with my kids all over again this weekend.   I discovered new personality traits, skills, fears and interests in each of them.  They really showed me how much they’ve grown and the character they’re developing. …