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“Just Wait Until Your Father Gets Home!”

I spent the majority of my childhood waiting for my father to come home and punish me for tormenting my mother into insanity.

One particular moment stands out among my torture techniques: The day I locked every key to everything my parents owned in my mother’s station wagon. 1,213 more words


With 3 kids, which kid gets lost in the midst?

It tears my heart to pieces to say it—but with three kids the MIDDLE does get lost in the midst.

And this is a MIDDLE child speaking! 405 more words

At Times My Child's Behavior is Mortifying!

No matter how well adjusted and well behaved your child is every now and then they engage in behavior that is absolutely mortifying. As the mother of four darling children I have had experiences with each of them that have humbled me to the point of tears. 678 more words


Conviction Notice


This I say, therefore, and testify in the Lord, that you should no longer walk as the rest of the Gentiles walk, in the futility of their mind, having their understanding darkened, being alienated from the life of God… but you have not so learned Christ… as the truth is in Jesus: that you put off… the old man… and be renewed in the spirit of your mind… and put on the new man which was created according to God… 229 more words

Breaking A Lease

Waste Effluvium

The parts so special, the traits so great, ones that appear too late
Could be the motor, be the drive, could take control from inside… 205 more words


Wise (?) Grandmotherly Advice

I might have mentioned all my kiddos are married with homes of their own. (And did I tell you I’m going to be a grandmommy? :) If I didn’t, let me know. 457 more words


9 Things All Kids Should Be Taught

Perhaps this is pompous of me, writing such a list when I clearly do not own any children. But after having waited on a plethora of teens in the last few weeks at  my job, I feel it necessary to produce a guide for parents, because they are evidently clueless. 587 more words