Faith

Wow

As I sat down to write I was struck by the fact that I didn’t quite know where to begin. Suffice it to say I have had quite the twenty four hours. Yesterday I was on a one hour conference call with some amazingly gifted and Godly folks who believe, Read more…

By Tracey, ago
Family

Teen Watch

Raising teenagers really is a wonderful thing and the relational bond made through the years serves as an anchor in times of tumult. In so many ways we as parents are given the opportunity to help our teens understand and navigate the world around them. Now, more than ever, that Read more…

By Tracey, ago
Be The Mom

Teenage Boy Fest

Well, I did it again – I filled my home with about a dozen teen boys for the better part of a weekend! Some of my friends think I’m a bit nuts when I choose to invite droves of teenagers over. They don’t quite get why I would choose to Read more…

By Tracey, ago
Serving

Oh No She Didn’t!

I have been called a lot of things in my life time…I can now add “gutwrenchingly controlling” to the list! And believe it or not, I am quite proud of that title! When my teen daughter gave it to me I winced at first, but then I decided it was Read more…

By Tracey, ago
Serving

Substitute Teaching Success

  I have served as a substitute teacher for many years. Mainly because I like getting to know my children’s peers and understanding their world. My enjoyment of substitute teaching ramped up once my kids became tweens/teens because pouring into the lives of kids that age can have long term Read more…

By Tracey, ago
Family

Family Room Explosion

What happens to my family room when teen son is told to clean out his room and closets…or else! And…the hallway outside his room has become an obstacle course for bare feet! {heavy sigh} Progress is slow…this IS DAY 2 !!!  

By Tracey, ago