kids

Encouraging Your Children’s Dreams While You Pursue Your Own

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Because one day, our nest will be empty…

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“A pair of birds built a nest outside our window. They labored over the nest, then eggs were laid. There were five tiny eggs. The mother bird sat on those eggs. She sat and waited. Finally the day came and the eggs hatched. She worked tirelessly to see that her babies had food. She would find them food and return […] Read more…

The story about my son and the light bulbs

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I grab my purse off the counter and hurry toward the door. “Wait,” my ten-year-old says, coming down the stairs, a flashlight in his hands. I’ve gotta show you something.” His eyes are bright and he’s smiling. We’re running late for church, but he’s barefoot and his hair isn’t brushed yet. “I’ll meet you guys […] Read more…

What children teach us

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  Isn’t that the truth?! Hat tip to BabyDickey for the cute baby quote! I pinned a bunch of mom-quotes on Pinterest, where, by the way, I’ve been havinng too much fun. As the organizing type, I can’t get enough of being able to catalog some of my favorite things in such a great way. Stop by and check them out:   […] Read more…