Category: From the Heart

A New Approach For the New Year

By Guest Blogger A. Keith Tilley When it comes to the calendar, January is to us what spring is to nature. It’s a time to start something new; a time to re-invent...

When Christmas Isn’t So Merry

By Laura Simon “It’s the most wonderful time of the year,” the song informed me. My mind formed a few four-letter words in response, because this year, it hasn’t...

My Wish for You This Holiday Season

By Rachel Hoeing No matter what you may be celebrating this holiday season, my biggest wish for you is that you will celebrate family. There is nothing more important. I...

Why I Resolve to Run

By Laura Simon I like to call myself an accidental runner. I started out as a swimmer, primarily because when I swim, I can’t feel myself sweat. I hate sweat. Swimming...

Finding the Light in the Darkness

By Guest Blogger Angel Putnam You might remember from last September our Mom on the Move feature of Angel Putnam. Her short profile alluded to a tough upbringing and a...

One in Four: Stillborn, Still Loved

By Guest Blogger Elizabeth Severson Mom, Mummy, Mae, Madre; a title that is proudly used by many, longed by many, and sadly, unrealized by many. On November 16th of 2016...

Something About a Boy

By Guest Blogger Pam Hondros So I ordered this snazzy new “poppy” lip set from a friend who’s my “dealer” (like I pull up at her crib and she takes my money...

Surviving Cancer

By Guest Blogger Holly Shuster I’m probably in the minority, but I’m grateful for the messiness of my kids. I’m glad that four years ago they had a particularly...

Sharing the Load

By Laura Simon When I decided to homeschool, I envisioned myself doing, well, everything. I’d discovered that most curriculum will pretty much walk the most clueless...

It Takes a Village

By Anonymous It Takes a Village … … not advantage. Let me start off by saying that I am all for helping people out. I really do think that the phrase,...