Entries in the Category 'Importance of family'

In praise of my mother-in-law

October 14th, 2010 / No Comments

You don’t read a title like that very often, do you? It’s not easy being a mother-in-law. I can already see myself being a critical mother-in-law. As my children enter the dating age, I can’t see how there is anyone out there good enough to marry my perfect children! Hence, being a mother naturally leads […]

Stay at home daughter

June 29th, 2010 / 2 Comments

You know what a Stay-at-home mom is. But do you know what a Stay-at-home daughter is? I recently found Jasmine’s blog about being a Stay-at-home daughter. Jasmine is an incredible young lady who has chosen to put family first in her life. She is intentionally learning the art of homemaking, and stays home to serve […]

Training for our daughters

June 28th, 2010 / No Comments

I remember sitting in a circle at a college fellowship group at church, each person introducing himself/herself.  We were asked to  “Tell us your name and what you would like to be doing in 5 years.” “My name is George, and I hope to be working for a graphic design company.” “My name is Denise, […]

Good parents start with a good marriage

July 20th, 2009 / 9 Comments

(Disclaimer for this post: This is addressed to married couples, not for single parents. If you are a single parent, I want you to know this is not meant to make you feel guilty. It’s written to encourage couples to build a good marriage.) I admit, I am a better mom than I am a […]

3 Simple ideas for fun together

April 20th, 2009 / 5 Comments

As my children are older, I realize that much of our time together is merely “parallel” together. We are in the same room at the same time… each on our own laptops – I’m blogging, of course, my kids are doing homework, or updating their Facebook. While I think it’s a good thing for us […]