Intentional Living, Parenting

Entitlement and our Kids, and us

Entitlement and our kids.

Living in the entitlement trap We live in a culture that leaves many people believing that having whatever we want will make us happy, or make our lives more comfortable. This belief even extends to what we buy for our children. The issue of entitlement is a big one today, and it is causing many problems throughout our country and I believe even…

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Family, Home, Homeschool, Parenting, Spiritual health

Media Choices

What we view on TV impacts how we think, and if we are not careful we are going to fill our hearts with things we shouldn't.

Keeping up Appearances Some time ago my daughters danced with glee while watching a Barbie movie. I do not like Barbie, and was hesitant about letting them watch the silly thing at all. As I watched them get excited, and dance along with the characters on the screen,  and get anxious and nervous as the tension rose, I was reminded…

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Parenting

Pain of Motherhood

Do you remember when you first became a mom? I am pretty sure you do. That moment in a woman’s life becomes etched onto her very soul. Before my daughter was born I was scared about becoming a mom. I was scared about delivery, and I was just scared. After my daughter was born I was possessive. I struggled when…

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Family, Parenting

Choosing to Be Intentional

This past weekend we watched my sister-in-law graduate from High School. My husband was 15 years old when his little sister was born, and one of the things that attracted me to my man early on was how gentle he was with his baby sister. I can still picture a teenage young man with a little lady on his shoulders.…

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