"Whatever else is unsure in this stinking dunghill of a world a mother's love is not." -- James Joyce It’s not about me and it’s not about my children, it’s about the minds of the human beings I have been gifted to guide and stand with in times of trouble and triumph, … [Read more...] about 6 Things I Know for Sure About Being a Mom
“A dream is not just a wish your heart makes. It is the hope that God places inside your heart to believe in what may seem impossible to accomplish, but in fact is completely obtainable.” – Shonna Stallworth And so began Matthew’s personal journey to find his life. Only 3 … [Read more...] about 7 Strategies Toward a Decided Heart
“Choices made, whether bad or good, follow you forever and affect everyone in their path one way or another.” ― J.E.B. Spredemann, An Unforgivable Secret Should I stay or should I go? Should I turn left or should I turn right? Should I pick up the phone and call or … [Read more...] about Decisions, Decisions: 5 Mindsets toward Making Your Best Choice
My daughter Chelsey was nine-years-old and driving me nuts over the simplest things. I wished my Parents Anonymous group members could see what I was dealing with every morning. That gave me an idea, I would tape record our school morning routine, then play it at the meeting and … [Read more...] about Children Being Bad: Caught On Tape!
I was thirteen in 1970 so all of my teenage years were in the seventies, which was an interesting time in our country, especially for girls. I guess it really started much earlier but since we lived in the mid-west and my parents were very old fashioned and conservative we were … [Read more...] about Family Dynamics and Dilemmas