Happy Thanksgiving! (or bust😤)
A week ago today I woke to the news that our WA State elected officials declared 'COVID' is surging, oh my!😲 so we were immediately reverted back to Phase 1. (Notice how they've trained us to understand this term, and we all snap...Read more
It's a girl! Our precious granddaughter arrived early this morning (ahead of her due date!) to change the world - that makes 6 grands so far - and Nana Denise is gah gah and although I'm 3,000 miles away from...Read more
5 Pivotal Truth Bombs to Drop on Your Kids Before They Meet Their ‘Soulmate’
Here in the USA, gittin’ hitched is averaging $25,000 - 30,000 dollars per celebration. Gulp. Great pains are obviously being taken to plan the Big Day, but judging by the dismal outcome of too many of these pricey unions, many...Read more
So the Stock Market is Tanking – Here’s Where to Realize Your Greatest ROI
The U.S. stock market is experiencing extreme volatility in recent weeks due to the Coronavirus pandemic across the globe, shrinking individuals’ investment portfolios 'overnight.' This has been especially painful, since record-breaking stock market growth had become the norm since the...Read more
Building a Strong Foundation in Your Child: the Magic is in the Details
I’m convinced that the fundamental and distinctive characteristics and qualities of an individual - call it their moral and spiritual DNA, is formed by what is taught and trained, ingrained in them day-by-day over years and years. This process creates...Read more
5 Priceless Practices for Your Little Leader-in-the-Making
"It is not necessary to do extraordinary things to get extraordinary results."—Warren Buffet Beware the pervasive weak parenting culture where everyone’s tip-toeing around the tulips, afraid of crushing little Johnny and Sally. Adults driven by this misguided philosophy seem unwilling...Read more
This Is Us. What I’m Sure of After 37 Years of Marriage.
Lying in bed tonight, I reached over to touch my Gregory. I felt his warm skin at my fingertips. That same firm, broad muscled shoulder, same manly smell I’ve known for 37 years, and I wanted just to lay there,...Read more
Mommy, when you can’t see beyond the mess…Let ME be your eyes.
After 34 years of parenting, I’ve put on a lot of miles in my journey as a mom. I’m now one of those people you young parents scratch your head and ponder…an empty nester. Yes, I’ve crossed to that mysterious...Read more
Cut Through the Noise: What Do YOU See In Your Little One?
I have to ask, how are we assessing our kids? A proper assessment assures us we’re on the right track as we aim our children toward their destinies. When my sons were growing up, most schools administered broad assessment tests...Read more
The Most Important Book in Our Home
We read to our kids out of books like Berenstain Bears, Dr. Seuss and Thomas the Tank Engine, but do we regularly open God's Word to our children? This common, all-time best seller—the Bible—isn’t just a book; it is a...Read more