Grandpa’s Hands: Salute to My Grandfather

This past weekend the children and I made our way up I-95 to attend my grandfather’s 83rd birthday celebration in New Jersey. I spent over 20 hours on the road going and returning, but it was well worth the visit. In the last few years, I’ve grown closer to my grandpa. When I was little, I loved spending time with him because he spoiled me rotten. I remember one summer, he bought me new clothes … [Read more...]

Parenting with Zeal

Nehemiah 3:20 (NIV), “Next to him, Baruch son of Zabbai zealously repaired another section, from the angle to the entrance of the house of Eliashib the high priest.” I have a confession to make. I spend a lot of time reading the popular blog Scary Mommy. If you’re not familiar with the blog, it takes an honest look at motherhood and contains sentiments many moms think, but dare not say. It’s … [Read more...]