It’s the Day After Valentine’s . . .

Our daughters have finished their remote learning for the day and we are waiting for the sleet to change over to the much hyped and publicized 8″ of snow that is supposedly going to blanket our our area of Tennessee. I am sitting here in my pjs with a cup of coffee in my favorite […]

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2/15/2021

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Trusting Him With Her

“I love you! Watch out for the crazies!” These are the last words that I am telling my newly driving daughter these days as she heads out the door. I want to tell her so much more – “Don’t take the turns too fast,” “Be sure to use your turn signal,” “Don’t let your phone […]

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9/28/2020

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Yes’s And No’s

Our youngest daughter, Eliza, has a slew of nicknames: Lizzie, E-lizzie, Little Bit, Nugget, Tiny Tot, Eliza J – to name a few. My husband and I have one name for her that we share just between the two of us, P.W. No, it does not stand for Pioneer Woman from the cookbook writing, blogging, […]

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10/06/2019

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Just Say Yes

I know I am telling my age here, but . . . I grew up under Nancy Reagan’s “Just Say No” Campaign. It was the First Lady’s aim to teach school age children to say “no” to drugs. At times I felt that it was my parents’ mantra as well. No matter what I asked, […]

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The Blessed Dreaded Week

I have dreaded this week for a long time. My last born, my baby starts kindergarten. With the way God spaced out my “babies” this is the first time in 16 years that I have not had a little at home with me. My “present tense” is definitely changing. Eliza has been my sidekick for […]

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My Peaceful Time

  This morning, Eliza crawled into bed with me. I had been scrolling through a news app or two on my phone after reading Desiring God’s daily Instagram post and You Version’s verse of the day. After cuddling with me awhile, she asked if I was ready to get up. I asked her if she […]