Graduation is a time of mixed emotions. For the graduate, it is a time of excitement as they venture out into the world armed with their new degree. But for the parents, it can be bittersweet as they say goodbye to their child and watch them start a new chapter in their life. If you are looking for ways to encourage your graduate, look no further! In this blog post, we will give you some tips on how to do just that. We will also provide some gift ideas that will help your graduate succeed in their new journey.
It’s Not About the Dragonfly ~ Casting Your Cares on God
We have been struggling around our house for a while now. You see, I have a 10 year old animal loving little boy with an insect project due in two weeks. We have been “collecting” bugs for about two months now (and by collecting, I mean I have been collecting bugs and he has been setting them free). We need 25 and until yesterday we had 15! No biggie you may say, but we have to find the bugs who have already died of natural causes and haven’t been invaded by our friends, the ant family.
Raising Your Children To Love Others and Have a Servant’s Heart
Having a true servant’s heart and being selfless is an incredibly hard thing to teach. Natural born thoughts are “ME, ME, ME”. Breaking your child from that can be very hard to do. Do I have all the answers, I WISH! I do know that it is one of the most important things I believe they should learn as a YOUNG child. Loving others and giving selflessly is one of the biggest contributors to a great life! When you hear someone say that someone has a heart of gold, typically their strongest character trait is a servant’s heart. Continue reading →
“Before I begin, I have to put out a disclaimer. I am by no means an expert on anything, but especially not the Christian walk. I am, however, a mom trying my best to live a life so that my children will, “…arise up, and call her blessed…” Prov. 31:28. I would be honored if you so choose to join me in my quest.