Traditions Build Strong Families: 50 Ways to Celebrate Christmas

We may be wearing flip-flops and eating with chop-sticks, but it’s still Christmas! “The baby Jesus is the most important thing about Christmas,” this sweet one chirps as she snips bits of white paper that litter the floor, “but I still want a Christmas tree. It won’t feel Christmas-y without one.”

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The Christmas Grab Bag: A Fun Family Activity

Family traditions are a memorable part of Christmas. For many, the Christmas season is not complete without trimming the tree, baking cookies, and searching for that special gift. Christmas PJ’s, reading the Christmas story, helping someone in need, and attending Christmas Eve service add to the variety of Christmas traditions. I…

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I’m Breaking Out of My Corner

Do you ever have those days when you are just in a snit? Days when your best effort is nowhere near enough to close the gap of all that needs to be done? Days when “just one more thing” is enough to push you over the edge of reason? Join me as I break out of my corner, sharing a few articles I’ve had posted around the web this week at For Every Mom.com and Almost an Author.com.

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When You Need Courage to Say Hello

Posting at (in)courage, moving, courage to say hello

Today I’m excited to be featured at (in)courage! Hello is a simple word that meets a life-sized need. We’ve all experienced moments when emotions hold us back, moments we need a little extra courage to do the simple things. I’m sharing a story of how God ministered to my aching heart with a simple act of kindness.

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