A Man’s Viewpoint

Late last year I spoke at a conference which focused on marriage, family and the home. What was surprising to me was that the number of men attending equaled those of women. Traditionally one would think that when it comes…

“Training” Husbands?

Recently someone suggested an article on “training husbands”. Actually that someone was my husband , John.  After a good laugh and the suggestion that he must have felt like a puppy dog all these years to come up with the…

Can a Tidy Home Exist with Children?

Is it possible to keep a tidy home with three or more children under the age of five or is more sane and realistic to accept the fact that it will be a mess?
Wouldn’t it be great if everything…

Was it about the Horse, “Secretariat”, or a Lady of Character?

I went to the opening night of “Secretariat” in early October not really knowing why I wanted to go but something aside from the promotional ads told me it was going to be a great family film; one that would…

Sparking Motivation in Teenagers

It has been a long time since my kids were teenagers. It has been so long that we now have six grandchildren that are experiencing that strange and wonderful period of life. As I look back on those years in…