Editor’s note: Admittedly, I have little contact with anyone who I know is on the Autism Spectrum. This isn’t by choice it’s just part of our lives. I know many people do. And when I asked on Facebook about stressors during the holiday season this topic came up. Parents with Autistic children face a different set […]
Christmastime can put huge stresses on family, both emotional and financial. Are you pressured to have a tablescape worthy of a magazine, floors so clean you can eat off of, and a tree overflowing with gifts? Christmas with no money is a stressor but you can take a different approach like our family did. Our […]
The holidays overwhelm many of us with the lengthy to-do list for preparation, whether that’s cleaning or shopping… or both. “So little time,” as the saying goes. Now add being a new mom to the mix. What’s a gal to do? Surviving the holidays with an infant in tow can actually happen. It can be […]
Building good habits at a young age is one of the most important things we can do with our children. They need this foundation of healthy social, emotional and personal habits that they will build upon as they grow. Godly character and strong faith are also foundational principles for a thriving life. As we navigate […]
Thanksgiving should not be a time of stress and frustration. These tips will help you keep your heart in the right place.
What if the hardest gift, but the best gift you can give someone doesn’t wait for a calendar date. What if the recipient doesn’t even know your name…… You have a long shopping list for Christmas and trudge through the stores, circle for a parking space, or hope your online cart gets through checkout […]
It was a beautiful day when he sprung the news on me. Suddenly the clouds seemed to swallow up the sun and darkness closed in around me. It wasn’t an affair, it wasn’t illness or injury. It was death and yet when I try to make sense of my emotions it seems futile because it […]
Who doesn’t love fresh-picked strawberries? And if you pick your own you’ll save big bucks and have enough berries to try these amazing recipes too!
Sometimes you just need a quick and easy meal. I lamented the other day on Facebook that I sometimes miss boxed mashed potatoes. The other thing I used to make often was boxed burger helper. But I’ve tweaked and tweaked, and I finally got a homemade hamburger helper version The Hubs likes. Homemade Hamburger Helper […]