Are you a worrier? The Type A Lady is a worrier. I tend to take on other people’s problems. Worry is my watchword. Heartache is my hangup. Now, as a Christian, God calls me to care. But, when I’m conquered by concern, petrified by problems and distracted by distress. I’m not useful to God. I’m … Continue reading Five Tips to Cope with Worry
We planted trees behind the smokehouse long before paths were made. Stones and walkways came next. Then, one sunny day, with my baby toddling at my feet (her fists full of dirt) I poured sand, hauled brick and laid a smokehouse floor to create a playhouse. The Book was the motivator. We wanted a hidden … Continue reading Fun Friday: The Secret Garden
Top Five to Thrive OK OK, I know. We’re back to the work week. It can be so discouraging to come off the (semi) relaxed vibe of the weekend and get blasted with a high dose of the daily grind. Take heart! (I love this Bible phrase!) Here’s your .... Top Five to Thrive 1. … Continue reading Monday Moods: Top Five To Thrive
This Type A lady needs help in so many ways… especially when it comes to kids! Here’s a handy checklist to help your child excel in school. With end of year activities and testing, this is good stuff to consider. "Check" it out below... And, as always, base all your actions on the Word of … Continue reading Help your child do well in school
A Big Shout Out to Moms! Hey, Moms! Thank you for hanging in there! Please remember that every mundane task, every irritating interruption, every chaotic crisis is a high and holy calling! You may not feel angelic as you wipe up another spill, wait up another night, put up with another complaint, and hold up … Continue reading Laurie’s big shout-out to moms!
There are many ways we build walls in our families. A wall is anything that prevents us from connecting and enjoying each other. A wall can destroy interaction between parent and child. It can eat away at a marriage. God offers the ultimate means of tearing down walls. This Type A lady is excited to … Continue reading Tear Down That Wall
What's the biggest problem facing your high school students today? I was working with the Faith Family Resource Center to create a series of parental programs to help children succeed in high school. Being a good little journalist, I decided to do a little investigative reporting to find out from school staff members exactly what … Continue reading What’s the Biggest Problem Facing Your High School Students Today?