On Not Letting a Child (or Anyone Else) Set the Mood For Your Day
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On Not Letting a Child (or Anyone Else) Set the Mood For Your Day

I remember the day I came downstairs and realized I was watching to see what mood my three-year-old was going to be in. That’s because his mood set the tone for my day! This kid spent his waking hours getting into things and playing outside the box, always outside the box. He made life fun…

Ten Things that Aren’t True about the Christmas Story – And One That Is
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Ten Things that Aren’t True about the Christmas Story – And One That Is

The Christmas story is real and it is true. We all have our memories of Christmas plays, songs, and programs. Because of those memories, those songs, or those plays, we often think some things are facts about the Christmas story when they really aren’t. How many of these do you think are true? Mary and…

The Father Who Hated Cats and His Daughter Who Loved Them
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The Father Who Hated Cats and His Daughter Who Loved Them

Those cats and kittens We stopped to visit friends on our way back to Halifax County the other Sunday evening. Amid the hugs and hellos, I noticed the kittens. Eleven kittens, to be exact. We picked them up and scratched their heads as they arched their backs and purred. It was a cat lover’s paradise….