Main Menu

Archive | January, 2007

Thank You Notes Teach More Than Thankfulness

How do you teach a four year old to be grateful? My grandmother had always impressed on me the importance of thanking people in writing, but four years olds are not exactly known for their penmanship or spelling. Still, I wanted the children to give something back when they received a gift – something more than […]

Continue Reading 1

Budget for Christmas – Start Today

Christmas always seems to be a budget busting moment in our home.  Even this year, when gift giving was modest or homemade, I still felt the crunch.   In the past, I have used our tax refund to help me catch up our bank balance and to pay those couple of bills I let slide.  […]

Continue Reading 0

Don't Play Catch Up – Learn to Keep Up

My goal for this year is to do it all.  I’m trying to start up a content writing career, maintain my home, homeschool my two boys, take care of the new one year old, finish editing my novel (and find an agent), write a bible study, and get in shape.    So far the only […]

Continue Reading 0

The Eating Sin – Praying it Off

Eating is hindering my blessings in life.  It sounds silly, but it’s true.  I’m not talking about the basic, help the body run eating.  The kind of eating that is my stumbling block it the emotional and spiritual eating. I eat because I feel fat and I just don’t see the point anymore. I eat […]

Continue Reading 0

Christmas Yet To Come

With the Christmas rush finally over, it is time to take a breath and . . . start getting ready for next year!   I know the decorations are still out, the leftovers are still stored in the frig, and the gifts are still piled up in the corner of the living room surrounded by […]

Continue Reading 1