Family Friday Music... Driving from our house to Waikiki today, the radio turns on to the mashup of 10,000 Reasons//What a Beautiful Name. Instantly, my kids (5 & 7) start singing along. It was so sweet to hear their little voices singing along word for word. I couldn't help but smile as I watched them… Continue reading How I Use The Power of Music to Maintain A Happy Home
Family Friday If you could teach your kids one trait, what would it be? What values do you hope to instill in them? My son's school just started a program called The Six Pillars. The Six Pillars is a school-wide character education program that teaches students the importance of character, and also recognizes students displaying… Continue reading The Most Important Traits to Teach Your Kids
As parents, we tend to focus on what WE are teaching our kids. Perhaps, they are the ones who are, in fact, teaching us!
The bible says "love is patient, love is kind." I love my kids more than anything...so why am I not always patient with them? And, in those moments, not always kind?
Dutch goes the photo challenge: Water Daily Challenge: Overcome I am surrounded by water...literally! I live on an island! ha So, with this weeks photo challenge of water, I had plenty to choose from. However, the photo or perhaps I should say, moment that kept creeping into my mind was from when we rented a… Continue reading So Much Water…So Little Time: Finding Comfort in the Adventure (photo challenge/word prompt)
Sometimes...momma is the best medicine you can ask for.
I will be reminded that each outfit I fold represents a day that I had my children in my life.
I want to speak to them with love...
The weekends always cause me to sit and reflect. It's a great opportunity for me to sit uninterrupted and "JUST BE." Today, I find myself sipping on my coffee and thinking about the future. I'm sure that's nothing unusual, as most people think about the future quite often. We found out recently, that our plans… Continue reading God’s Whisper to My Heart
Ooze I think it's important to ask ourselves occasionally, "What are the most valued things in our life?" Do we feel we have time for those things? More than likely, not. What is preventing us from giving enough time to them? When I ask myself what's most important, here are my answers: Faith, family,… Continue reading How I Cut Cable and Internet…and Lived to Tell About It