Where is Home?

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I once read “Home is where you know how the plumbing works.” That gave me a giggle. And I’ve traveled internationally enough to agree! These days I am thinking home requires more than simple plumbing. We recently moved our lives and household across the country. Setting up everything in a new location has many challenges…. Read More

Chillax Mom! Taking Advice From My Son

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A large truck was caught under a highway over pass. There were no injuries but emergency vehicles were on the scene. Everyone was trying to figure out how to get the truck unstuck. Traffic was creeping by along side the incident. A child called out from a passing car: Let the air out of the… Read More

Prayers, Celebration, and Mickey Mouse

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Matthew 7:7-8: “Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives; the one who seeks finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened.” The first time my parents took me to Walt Disney… Read More

Family Time

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One of the things that I admire most about Amish families is the way they spend time together. It seems as if they actually enjoy being with one another! This past weekend we had the pleasure of a visit from our oldest daughter. Jordyn rarely has weekends off, so this was a special treat. My… Read More

4 Things to Pray for Your Kids

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Praying for My Kids. Sometimes as a mom, I get overwhelmed with all I should be doing for my kids’ spiritual development. I should be reading the Bible with my kids, teaching them Scripture, training them on character qualities, helping them understand prayer. The list goes on and on. Equally important are my prayers FOR… Read More

6 Tips for Cooking with Kids Amish Style

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Did you know that children who eat at least five times together as a family are at a lower risk for poor eating habits, substance abuse, and perform better in school? You can read the full reports here. One of the things I admire most about the Amish is how they work together as a… Read More

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