It’s been a busy month and this week I’m teaching at a Y.W.A.M. Ministry Development School. And … big confession here … I’m not ready for Easter. Not even a little, tiny bit. And Easter is this coming Sunday! I want Easter to be special. Something my kids and grandkids
You weren’t invited to our annual two-day Camp Grandma this year, but my grandkids were. At least those that were potty trained. Six out of nine grandkids made for one awesome weekend! Bonding. Memory making. Passing on our spiritual legacy. You know, all the important stuff that grandparents treasure. Condensed into
Oh my! It’s Camp Grandma time again. I’ve been digging through Pinterest looking for cool things to do with my grandkids at Camp Grandma this year. It’s next week. So I’m a little behind. I was seriously considering if we should drop the S’mores-around-the-camp-fire ritual this year (messy stuff), but
You should pray for your kids. Really. Especially if you know Jesus. My mother’s prayers and my Aunt Mary Jane’s prayers paved the way for me to know God. I know this because they told me so. Those prayers brought me into assurance of God’s will and grew me up spiritually
Looking for some easy Easter ideas that can become traditions for your family? Since Easter is the most important holiday for Christians, it is a perfect time to offer activities that will leave a lasting impression on our children and grandchildren. So Hello Monday and Hello Easter! I hope you
The power of validation can change a life. Really. Unfortunately the power of invalidation can suck hope out of people’s lives, leaving them feeling insecure and depressed. But we don’t want to focus on the ugly today, so let’s see how easy it is to bring positive change to others.
Fall hasn’t given me much time to make autumn memories this year. It has been a short season for us here on the Central Coast of California. One day in early November the weather clocked in at 100 degrees, and four days later the hillsides were white with frost. Green
The holidays are a perfect time for celebrating family by connecting to the past. Remembering those whose DNA we carry is difficult in a technological age where Grandpa’s old phone is ancient history, and kids think life is boring without instant connection on Facebook, Twitter, and cell phones. Who has