Prayer Requests=Gossip for Christian people. If you are active in the Christian community, you will know exactly what I’m talking about here. It’s like God is giving us permission to share secrets, right? I mean, we want people to pray and the more the merrier, so I’ll just tell everyone I know about these serious secrets, and then we’ll all ... Read More about Calling all Christians! Stop the Gossip!
Meal Planning Doesn’t Have to be so Hard: Listen up my friends—I think we make this meal planning thing too difficult. I have written a lot about my efforts to keep things simple—to stop myself from being ridiculous with over-complicated systems. I mean, the last thing I need is another system. Some people take meal planning to a level that ... Read More about Meal Planning: Simplified
It seems like whenever someone asks me to pray for them, it is because they are facing an illness of some kind. Well, either they are sick or someone they love is. Sometimes it is so overwhelming--I just feel so helpless. I mean, what can I do about it anyway? When I started leading a small group Bible study for women, I was shocked by the ... Read More about Scripture to Pray When Someone You Love is Sick
Do you ever have those moments where you blurt something out without thinking first? Like telling someone at church to come over for lunch or dinner that same day? And then you're like, "Crap! I don't know what to make!" Well if that's you, then this post will be right up your alley. Most of the following meals are tried and true--tested ... Read More about 4 Easy Meals to Serve to Last Minute Guests
One thing I never do is mess with sleep--the kids do not sleep anywhere except in their beds--not mine, not the couch, not the floor--in their beds. It's just a general rule that we have followed since our oldest son was born. And for the most part, it's been a lifesaver. It has taken a lot of training, but they are all three AMAZING sleepers! ... Read More about Don’t Mess With the Sleep Schedule