Grief is uncomfortable. It is awkward when you do not know what to say. Below is a list to guide you on things you should and should not say to a bereaved parent. Please do not tell a bereaved parent: Don’t say “heaven has gained another angel.” That does not help. Don’t say “at…… Continue reading How to help bereaved parents
Spring break has arrived. We still have areas of three feet of snow. So much for spring, eh? So today we are inside. The house is hopping. We have an old child VHS tape playing “Songs from yesteryear or something like that…” My two year old is happier than can be sitting on the couch…… Continue reading Don’t take today for granted
Nearly a month ago I made the huge change in my diet. I ‘gave up’ snacks both sweet and salty as a challenge to myself. I have an strong addiction to carbs. At times the cravings are very intense and could break even the strongest willed person. My original goal was to go one…… Continue reading
In 2009 my son (then nine months old) was diagnosed with several food allergies. He has since outgrown all of them except for his peanut allergy. We have had to adjust our lives accordingly to ensure his safety. We read labels. We know which restaurants are safe. We never assume. We are aware of possible cross…… Continue reading Hope for peanut allergy sufferers?
Day 27 Pray that your husband will understand the importance of taking care of his body—the temple of the Holy Spirit—for the glory of God. Pray that he will practice self-control by making wise food choices, and get sufficient exercise to stay healthy. (Rom. 12:1-2; 1 Cor. 6:19-20, 9:27)