Are Slides Safe for Toddlers?

Kids love going to the park. We’d go to the park if they had their way every day. Usually, kiddos get their energy out for fun, but it’s not practical to spend all my time at the park. As they grow depending on the surrounding environment kids start grooming. Their mental ability to observe and…

Chickenpox in Children

Chickenpox is an acute infectious disease that can break out into an outbreak. This disease appears in both adults and children. Today’s article will provide useful information for parents dealing with chicken pox in children. Help parents understand chickenpox Chickenpox is what disease? Chickenpox belongs to the group of infectious skin diseases that are caused by Varicella Zoster…

I chose LIFE.

Just like most young, single women, I was terrified when I found out that I was pregnant.  Not because I have never experienced that before.  I have two little girls with my ex husband.  I was nineteen when I got pregnant with my first, but it still wasn’t as scary as when I was pregnant…

Soaring Through Storms

Have you ever been in a plane during a storm? The captain comes on the loud speaker and will make an announcement warning you that there will be turbulence ahead but that he is trying to navigate around or climb above the storm. Then….as promised…the turbulence will ensue. It will be uncomfortable but you have…

Thank you

Just a few weeks ago we hosted a baby shower for 52 single and pregnant girls. FIFTY-TWO.  I’m fairly certain there probably has never been a church attempt something like this before. Gateway Church and friends made it happen. Many people would come up to me with their tears in their eyes and barely able…

Tell Me Something Happy

Duck Ducks… When my baby boy was 12-18 months old one of his favorite activities was to go for a walk in his stroller and feed the duck-ducks. He would point and say duck-ducks over and over again. It was so amusing and entertaining for him.  The ducks would see us approaching and would waddle…

Bad Days

I’m thinking back to some of the most lonely, hopeless, heart wrenching times of my life and I’m shaking my head in awe, because… God did it. He brought me through. You know whenever you are going through hell and you get comments like, “It will be worth it” “There’s always a light at the…

Graced Not Shamed

As I have walked with my younger daughter through her journey of an unplanned pregnancy and the birth of my precious grandson, I am amazed at what God is doing in my own life. My journey started over two and a half decades ago with my own unplanned pregnancy and the birth of my first…