Parenting: Motivating with Rewards

In August at my Music for Young Children professional development session, one of the presenters shared that she doesn't offer practice incentives to her students. Instead she challenges parents to talk to their children and figure out what will motivate them. I remembered this piece of advice a few … [Read more...]

NAME Conference: Men and Women Relieve Stress Differently

"The right amount of stress allows you to be everything God created you to be. We need to keep stress at a level to be productive." Bill & Pam Farrel The following information was shared by Bill & Pam Farrel at the 2014 NAME Marriage Conference. Women de-stress by talking things out … [Read more...]

A Blue Day

This picture was taken last year, but this morning the view out my window is similar. I need to leave for work in 30 minutes and have many things I could be doing right now, but God has impressed on my heart that I need to write this post. Maybe it's for you. As a general rule, I try to keep my … [Read more...]

New Release: Uplifting Devotionals for Parents

I'm happy to announce that Uplifting Devotionals for Parents is now available as an e-book. Have you ever wanted to resign from parenting? The responsibility is overwhelming some days. Thankfully, we don't have to parent in our own strength. God walks with us each day, strengthening us, guiding us, … [Read more...]

Watching for guidance and direction

As some of you know, my parents were missionaries during my early years. This meant that we often spent time in other people's homes with different rules and expectations. My siblings and I knew we were expected to be on our best behaviour at all times. We learned to keep our focus on our Dad. When … [Read more...]

Canadian Thanksgiving 2014: The blessings of family and Nature

One choice I've been consciously making this past year is to find things to thank God for. Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays, not because of the food, but because it gives me an opportunity to really focus on the many blessings in my life. This past weekend my husband and I decided to … [Read more...]

Finding the part God designed for me

A few weeks ago we brought home a puppy - Husky and Malamut cross. Olaf has brought joy and laughter to our family. He greets us at the door each morning with boundless enthusiasm and will chase sticks until we're tired of throwing. He also likes to chase his tail. He spins round and round, but his … [Read more...]

Uplifting Devotionals – One of my current projects

One of my current projects is collaborating with some other Canadian authors to produce a devotional book. The Uplifting Devotional series is being published by Helping Hands Press. Each month a new devotional is being released. My part in the project is to submit 10 devotionals, each 500 words in … [Read more...]

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