Raise your hand if your child goes from happy and content to blazing mad in a matter of seconds? This momma is raising her hand. We, as parents, often wonder why this happens. How can my sweet angel be perfectly fine one minute, and the next minute they are in the middle of a full
We’ve heard it all before…how we should have an attitude of gratitude. And we should, but…frankly, some days we are more prone to having a BADttitude. So, what actually is a BADttitude? It’s being cross, cranky, grumpy and unable – or unwilling – to put the best construction on anything. It’s having a bad day.
A friend asked me the question, “Do Lutherans give up something for Lent?” My answer was well, somewhat vague, a classic, “No…well, yes…well, it depends.” "I have decided upon a different approach this year. I am making Lent a season of giving." From the perspective of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, "giving something up for Lent" is
Tips for a Stress-Free Christmas Celebration "So…how do you do it all at Christmas without succumbing to holiday stress?" Christmas is a BIG DEAL…and for Christians, it’s a REALLY BIG DEAL! Not only are we trying to keep up with all the fun festivities – rejoicing family, friends and counting our many blessings – but
"Along with new lunch bags and colored markers, at Trinity Lutheran School there is an abundant supply of fresh grace and mercy." Each year as summer draws to an end, students and parents begin to prepare for a new academic year. Life is busy with the tasks of gathering: • New wardrobes for children who
If we are God’s people, we won’t want to leave Him behind when we take a break from the daily grind. The bags are packed. Your airline tickets in hand…you’re taking a family fun flight to the coast. Or…the sleeping bags are rolled, tent stakes located and you have enough spray to repel every mosquito