Posts Tagged: Mom

30 Days of Thanksgiving: Work

4Nov2017 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

I am grateful today for the opportunity to work. To not only contribute significantly to my household financially, but to enjoy (for the most part!) what I do AND the privilege of working from home. I know I bellyache a lot on social media about how difficult it can be to work with a million… Read more »

Memorial Stones

6Jul2017 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

In the Old Testament of the Bible,¬†people were encouraged to make memorials at places where God did miraculous things. Often, these were made of stone and meant to be permanent reminders for¬†future generations of what God had done in that place. I think we are wise to create similar memorials in our own lives, whether… Read more »

The Truth About Chronic Illness

3May2017 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

A friend announced on social media this week that she has cancer. She prefaced her post by saying “I’m not sharing this for pity or sympathy, but to ask for prayer.” It bothered me that she even had to include that disclaimer. Have we become so insensitive to the sufferings of others that we’d assume… Read more »

Why My Teens Can’t Get a Job

17Dec2016 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

I’m venting tonight because I can, and because I know that I am not the only parent who has dealt with this particular set of problems. You know what makes my blood boil? Teenagers who beg you to let them get a job somewhere, but then only halfway do their work around the house. (Don’t… Read more »

On Being Seen

2Nov2016 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

Everyone knows I’m an introvert. Well, almost everyone. I’ve had a few people say that they wouldn’t have pegged me as one because I’m funny, I like to go places and host parties. All that is true, but if I don’t have downtime to recharge my batteries, I get into a bad place, emotionally and… Read more »