The “Mundane” Things in Marriage Make or Break It

The “Mundane” Things in Marriage Make or Break It

I could spit on every romance novel I read as a teenager. They deluded me into thinking that marriage was one, long romantic adventure. What a crock. I’m not down on marriage. I endured four difficult years of separation because I believe so profoundly in marriage....

“What Do You Say?”

I received this mini-story in my email yesterday. I liked it so much I have to pass it on. As a wife and mother of three, and with the season of gratitude approaching, it made me smile knowingly.One day a man came home and found his house a disaster. The kids were...

Teach a Kid to Fish

There’s a Christian proverb that most parents cling to like a lifeline: “Teach a child in the way he should go and when he is old, he will not turn from it.”It sounds so simple.  The burning question that every parent asks is, what is “old?”  Is it 10, 20, or 50?  And...

The Nefarious Conspiracy Against All Sick Mothers

Okay, I’m going public. I’m spilling the beans. I’m blowing the whistle.Here it is: There’s a nefarious conspiracy against all sick moms across the globe devised and executed by a consortium of gnomes, fairies, and gremlins. Yes, I know it sounds crazy. But the...