A Different Kind of Love

Could it be that we really have no idea how great our capacity is for love…

Safety 1st Perfect Fit Gate

We were looking for a gate to fit in a large doorway, and we wanted something that would be light and easy to operate with one hand…

Another Baby?

As I write this, I am 38 years old. Our son is now 14 months old, and the resounding question is: should we try to have another child? I share this because I am sure there are many more trying to come to a conclusion on this very issue…

Snuggle Bug

Sometimes the list can wait…

The Slingback

Sometimes it is like an animated action hero, going from cute giggles to “da da daaaa” the temper tantrum leap. There is the arch in the back, the head slings back, and as if on cue to launch into space, the entire body stiffens to leap into the great unknown. Then comes the protest, the…

What Is A C-Section Like?

Everyone has an idea of what they would like the birth of their child to be like. I had hoped our son would arrive naturally, but I had an idea that a c-section was a possibility because I had developed gestational diabetes…

VeggieTales: Princess and the Pop Star

Offering a valuable lesson about “being yourself” based on Jeremiah 1:5, VeggieTales: Princess and the Pop Star will be available Saturday, August 13th at Christian retail stores everywhere…

When Breastfeeding Doesn’t Work

Everyone tells you that there’s no pressure to breastfeed, but at the same time there is a weight the size of Texas on your shoulders. How do I know? I carried it too…

Shopping with Baby

What is the best way to transfer your child to the car when you are out shopping alone and have bags to transfer as well?  Do you park next to a buggy return? Does your child go in the car first?  What have you found that works? Looking forward to your comments…

5 Things I Hope I Always Remember

Sometimes life gets so fast and stressful that we forget the things that really matter…