Teaching Daughters to Like the Kitchen ~ A Surprising Tip

If you’ve read even lightly on the topic of teaching the home arts to our daughters, you have probably come across some “sage” advice that I am hereby refuting. The books sometimes say things like, “Require the child to also clean up the kitchen after baking.” I disagree. I believe that for most children, that […]

You (esp. Mothers at Home) Represent God to your Children

Most of this post is an excerpt from Nancy Campbell’s latest email to moms around the world. ¬†With Mother’s Day upon us, it is good to remember that our children look up to us. We are like “small g” gods to them. And therefore, we must give a true representation of Him as well as […]

A Great Mother’s Day Read – “The Light Between Oceans”

For any avid fiction reader, this is a book that will satisfy. Set in 1920s Australia, the story touches quite a bit on motherhood. So, even though it’s not a book “about” Mother’s Day, it will touch your mothering heartstrings. I cried as I read the last five or so pages. Tears were unbidden and […]

Poem by My Son ~ Happy Mother’s Day

I was shuffling through some darling handmade Mother’s Day cards which reside in a nook of my secretary desk. Caught up in the pile, amidst the darling cards from my three, was a humorous poem by my son. The poem, written when he was about twelve, has a spring theme (flowers), so I thought I’d […]