Ed Note: This is the response I received from a farm family in Kansas (who wished to remain anonymous) in response to the article I posted yesterday called Farms Fighting Super Weeds. If you read on you will see what a difficult situation our farm families are in as well as how vulnerable our grain/food [...]
Avoid having a sick child
If you listen to the news media you would think this year’s flu epidemic is so severe that if you haven’t already had a flu shot you better do so soon.
I did a little scouting around and discovered:
This is the “worst flu epidemic since 2009″ (four years ago) NOT [...]
Homemade Snickers Bars
First – Make Bottom and Top Layers
1 – 10 oz pkg milk chocolate chips (or dark if preferred)
1/2- 10 oz pkg butterscotch chips
1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
Lightly grease a 9 X 13 X 2 pan. Melt together all ingredients and spread 1/2 of mixture onto bottom of pan. Refrigerate until cooled [...]
I found this list of twenty things to teach your sons from a good friend of mine, mother of six including three boys. Do you have anything to add?
TWENTY THINGS A MOM SHOULD TELL HER SON
1. Play a sport.
It will teach you how to win honorably,
lose gracefully, respect authority,
work with others, manage your time
The 12 Days of Christmas A Guide to an Old Tradition with a New Purpose begins December 26 and focuses on the basics of the faith.
At one time, the 12 Days of Christmas was developed when the church was being persecuted and parents needed a “back-door/under cover way” to teach the basics of [...]
May the true meaning of Christmas light your holidays with joy!
The Christmasy wreath portrayed on this Leanin Tree Christmas card portrays many symbols of The True Meaning of Christmas.
Rose: God’s Divine Love
Evergreen: Triumph over Adversity
Light: Word of God
My late husband Duane, oldest of five brothers, often remarked to me, “The tragedy of your life is that you had no brothers.” My response, as oldest of three sisters, was “The tragedy of your life is that you had no sisters!”
As parents of two girls and one boy, we each brought different strengths and [...]
Ann Voskamp, a New York Times bestselling author, homeschool mom of six, and speaker writes poignantly about “living fully right where you are” in her book One Thousand Gifts.
I haven’t finished her book yet, but I have been prompted to apply these principles to my life as I am soon to become an empty-nested widow. [...]
So my friend Patty and I planned an all day baking/cooking marathon for Saturday. We got a little bit of a late start – that was fine with me. Patty had shopped for the ingredients and planned to bring her mom’s tried and true recipe for Pecan tarts.
That is when the best laid plans fell [...]