Where Do I Find Good Books For My Kids?

How Do I Find Literature With A Strong Moral Compass… Why Should I Look For Good Literature for My Kids? Books help us develop a moral compass. I think that after the effects of mother and father on a child, books are the next most important source of morality (unless you …

Comfort Ye

Comfort Ye. Part of the “Words of Hope” Monthly Blog Hop The words “Comfort Ye” have been running through my head the last couple of weeks. Over and over they appear, every time I feel stressed or behind the curve or at a loss for what to do next. Till …

E is for Elephant Seal

‘Elephant Seal’ is Week 5 of Blogging Through the Alphabet 26 Keys to My Happy Marriage. You might be wondering how elephant seals are a key to helping me maintain a happy marriage. Well, as long as I have known my husband, which is a bit more than 3 decades, we …

Homeschooling Focuses Our Faith

I Was Terrified to Homeschool When I first set out to homeschool our children I was terrified. I did not know where to turn for advice. I had family who thought that I would harm my children socially and scholastically if my husband and I set forth on the homeschooling path. …

D is for Directing Delight

‘Directing Delight’ is Week 4 of Blogging Through the Alphabet 26 Keys to My Happy Marriage. When we are feeling the stress or fears of life try to step into our marriage, we both ‘direct delight’ and thus drive them away to a place that allows us to deal with …

Affording Fun Without Stress

This past week the regular purchases returned to normal, represented by one trip to Costco where I spent about $75 on what is for us a typical market basket. Costco had pork chops on sale for well under $2 per pound and sliced turkey lunch meat for about 30% off. …

Introductions and a New Game

Chapter 10 – Introductions and a New Game This is a story I told my children when they were little and I now have the time to sit down and turn it into a book that I will publish through our family business, West Technology Research Solutions LLC www.wtrs.net. Click …

Waiting for the Sun

Waiting for the sun. For me, the rising sun is a precious moment each day that pulls me in close to my faith. It is a time for me and God, and my orange cat, to share. Every morning, our little orange cat eagerly dances about me as I stumble …

C is for Change

‘Change’ is Week 3 of Blogging Through the Alphabet 26 Keys to My Happy Marriage.   Change is one of those concepts that scares most of us. We may say that change is good and that we enjoy a change from time to time. But generally we are talking about superficial …