Tag: parenting

Train up a child

We’ve all read the verse. Easy-peasy, right? Then I became a mom. Suddenly, in the blink of an eye, (or 36 hours of labor…I mean, whichever you want to go with…) every bit of know-how seemed to vanish. Why is he crying all the… Continue Reading “Train up a child”

Never Say No – raising big-picture kids

by Mark and Jan Foreman  Such a great book on a topic that I am extremely passionate about (thus the name of my blog!!). Mark and Jan are the parents of Tim and Jon Foreman…You know, from a little band called Switchfoot? In this… Continue Reading “Never Say No – raising big-picture kids”

Are we up to the task?

I was speaking to a new, sweet friend a couple of days ago. I posted a review of 52 Things a Son Needs From Their Moms and I really enjoyed it. It’s right on, as far as I am concerned. It’s how we have… Continue Reading “Are we up to the task?”

52 Things Sons Need from Their Moms

by Angela Thomas Parenting book ALL MOMS SHOULD READ! I absolutely love this. It is how I strive to raise my boys and I love reading this confirmation with new ideas. Raising our kids is not about making sure the stay in the lines… Continue Reading “52 Things Sons Need from Their Moms”

Time is Short

As parents, our time is SO, VERY short. Just yesterday, my babies were just that: babies. Now, on the verge of graduating high school, The Large Child is a man. A MAN! The Little Toot isn’t far behind. Because we love them and want… Continue Reading “Time is Short”

Things I heard this week…

Having two boys can be fun and exciting. You never really know what’s coming next. There’s something special about a mom’s relationship with her boys. I would never trade it! That being said, here are a few things that I actually heard this week:… Continue Reading “Things I heard this week…”