Our family is moving from Texas so my husband can become the senior pastor of a Bible Church in Arkansas. I don’t know all of what God has for us, but I do know that He has us firmly in His Hands!!! “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares The Lord, “plans […]

I alluded to some BIG news for me on my FB page a couple of weeks ago. There has been lots going on both professionally and personally. 1) I am working on the finishing touches of a series of Mother/Daughter Bible studies for publication. 2) I am talking with a ministry about potentially doing a […]

This past weekend I went to a homeschool book fair in Arlington, TX. I stopped by Home Educating Family’s booth (so worth the time to check them out if you haven’t already http://hedua.com/ ) and shared On the Far Side of Poplar Pond with them. It was one of those heart racing moments when you […]

What can make my mother’s day pretty wonderful? Kids who make incredible homemade cards? of course! Fun jewelry? that’s a given. (seriously $5 necklace from Wal-Mart, I was so proud of my 11 year old – inexpensive, fun chunky necklace? that girl gets me!) A husband who takes time out of setting up Sunday morning […]

Mother’s Day is one of those holidays that gets lots of attention, if not from anyone else those who are moms or want to be moms. Visions of mani/pedi gift cards, spa days, flowers for the garden, jewelry and not having to do housework for an entire day are usually what is dancing around in my head these […]

I feel like I have heard the phrase “being intentional” often recently. Maybe it is because we just started homeschooling this year, and I feel like everything I now do is “intentional” because life is one big homeschooling opportunity! Maybe I keep hearing the phrase because it is the beginning of the year and my […]

Next week will mark eight years since we brought home our middle child. She was two weeks when we “got her”. She was tiny and beautiful, eventually she would be the inspiration for a turtle named Tina; but on that day, she was a picture of a dream come true. I remember feeling the same […]