The changing of the seasons is also the changing of the guard for clothes. It marks the time to sort through wardrobes. This is a task that I do not look forward to in our house. In part because of the curse of the hand-me-down clothes. In our home, first, we go through all of the clothes and ... Read More about The Blessing & Curse of Hand-Me-Down Clothes
Will my child rebel? These are the worries that we have as parents when we enforce rules that don't make our children happy. They think we are old-fashioned or behind the times. We worry about the choices that they will make in the future. Are they growing up to fast or following too closely to ... Read More about Use Your Child’s Small Rebellions to Your Advantage
My husband cared more about my wedding ring that I did. Unfortunately, I am not big into jewelry. Expensive jewelry is not my thing. I adore fun earrings, but mostly my other jewelry is simple. Ironically, I would have been pleased with a simple band, but that is not what my husband had in ... Read More about How to Clean Your Wedding Ring
"Women should adorn themselves in respectable apparel, with modesty and self-control, not with braided hair and gold or pearls or costly attire but with what is proper for women who profess godliness – with good works.” – 1 Timothy 2:9-10 Modesty. It is a word we often associate with discussing ... Read More about Is Length the Heart of Modesty?
“Why are they burning books?” My eldest daughter asked as we were watching Indiana Jones. These movies, of course, are key to a well-rounded education and have been known to be used as sermon illustrations at our church. (Yes, her dad is the pastor.) Dad paused the show, announced a teaching ... Read More about Should We Be Banning or Burning Books?