What’s Next?

One of the hardest things for me to do in the morning is to wake up…just to wake myself up…to wake up and function before having my normal two pots of coffee… But now that the “resident five year old” is going to “real” school, I am expected to not only wake up myself…but wakeContinue reading “What’s Next?”

How to Help Your Children Experience Christmas All Year Long

Never thought that I would be nearly fifty chasing a three year old 24/7…but life happens… And so many of us are raising, or even adopting, our own grandchildren these days…(so not getting on my soapbox about different generations right now)… But there are several advantages of spending lots and lots of time with yourContinue reading “How to Help Your Children Experience Christmas All Year Long”

Production Foods

So as our family makes this transition from setting up a household that is “greener” and more “politically correct”…and learning to live with type 2 diabetes, I have decided to actually plan and prepare breakfasts, instead of passing out the Pop-Tarts or granola bars. This last year I have totally realized just how much diet andContinue reading “Production Foods”

Encourage One Another

   In this society far too many of us spend far too much of our time criticizing and complaining….and as a result, so many people and relationships are suffering from alienation, indifference, and even hostility. And at the heart of this suffering is a lack of affirmation, appreciation, or even acknowledgement. Many of us haveContinue reading “Encourage One Another”