This is for all the Trim Healthy Mama followers. When I first heard about the Shrinker last year and the huge benefits of it I hunted down the coveted oolong tea. I made my first drink and poured it down the drain.
Do you know the lyrics to “Let it Go?” Or how about the lyrics to the Fresh Prince theme song? When you’re young it’s so much easier to memorize. Children are like little sponges. Which is why we should always watch what we’re saying around them. “Be careful little ears what you hear.” And this is such a great time in life to fill their hearts and memory banks with the scriptures. Instead of your child being able to repeat word for word the lines of a movie how amazing would it be for them to be able to repeat the scriptures?
How can a young man keep his way pure? By guarding it according to your word. With my whole heart I seek you; let me not wander from your commandments! I have stored up your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you. (Psalm 119:9-11 ESV)
When I’m older and my children have all left the nest I imagine a day where I’ll sit with my husband and we’ll cruise through the photos of yesteryear. That tears will fall as we remember the toddler giggles, the sweet smell of our newborns, the feel of their tiny bodies heavy against our weary arms, the laughs that echoed throughout when Dad would tell a joke, the running to mama leg hugs from the littlest ones, the struggles and successes of homeschooling, the hiking in the mountains as the youngest would stubbornly not allow us to hold him/her, first toes being licked by the ocean, excitedly waiting in line for Rapunzel’s autograph, fitting those growing bodies into their ever shrinking car seats, filling up another sippy cup. Continue Reading…
Is Pinterest not the grandmother that we have always wanted? You’ve read the Laura Ingall’s books and all that she created. You see how all these rustic toys and clothing and decor is making such a huge comeback.
Pinterest. We love you.
Thank you so much television for ruining our creativity. And Target? I mean, why sew our own curtains when we can just buy some? It’s so heartbreaking to see so many people not know how to sew a button back on. Or how to even use a sewing machine to sew a straight line. We throw money down the drain every time we take the easy way out and allow somebody else to create for us. Continue Reading…
Yesterday we talked about how to apologize. Today let’s focus on the broken side of forgiveness.
Forgiving another is tough. Especially dependent on how you were wronged. If you are apologized to immediately it is vastly different than if you are apologized to ten years later.
So do you forgive? Should you forgive? Continue Reading…