Shamrocks, the “luck of the Irish,” wearing green . . . all things that come to mind when we think of St. Patrick’s Day. But not many people actually know the tradition behind why we celebrate this holiday.
by Carla Laureano, author of The Saturday Night Supper Club. Originally posted on BookwormMama.org.
I’m a recovering perfectionist, which means I struggle with entertaining.
It is more important than ever to teach our children behavior that models the Golden Rule. After all, the behavior commanded in that rule is biblical. It’s living in a way that honors God and loves others as He does.
Guilt, for the child of an aging parent, can control their thinking and actions, and it is a battle one must fight every day. Guilt will keep us from being fully with and for our parents in the way we can be.
by Abbi Woodworth, based on Wild Things: The Art of Nurturing Boys by Stephen James and David Thomas
Parenting a little boy can be a lot like trying to maintain order during a natural disaster: chaotic and dangerous.
As the product of a broken home, building a sense of safety, security, and continuity in the lives of my four sons became a priority as they grew up.
Each week in the month of November we will be featuring an article on cultivating gratitude and thankfulness. To see the full series, click HERE.
Just in case you hadn’t noticed . . .
As the youngest of three and the only girl, I [Jane Daly, author of The Caregiving Season] admit I was spoiled.
Now that Halloween has passed, we are hearing Christmas songs coming through TV ads, and turkeys are flying off the shelves at the grocery store.
Every week in the month of November we will be featuring an article on cultivating gratitude and thankfulness. To see the full series, click HERE.