I.R.L. Savor the Moments

We rush through our days, convincing ourselves we have important things to do, important places to go, important tasks to accomplish. But what about the little not-so-little-things right here, right now? Have you noticed how we rush things? The other day hubby and I stopped in at the local home … [Read more...]

I.R.L. Someone Had Better Do the Dishes!

  What happens when days get busy and Mom gets emotional and we have late nights and places to go and things to do? Somehow we find ways to get to where we have to be and we find time for the things we think we really need to do. But around here, that rarely includes the dishes. With all … [Read more...]

I.R.L. How to Recognize your Son is “Twitterpated”

Our second son has been showing signs for a while now. He thought he was sly and could hide it. No way! It was obvious even before we knew who was behind it. We've seen it your young people as they leave their childhood behind and fall hook-line-and-sinker for that certain special … [Read more...]

I.R.L. Saying Good-Bye is So Very Hard

Yesterday's post was un-officially the 8th instalment of this I.R.L. (in real life) series I'm writing all through October. In real life I co-host the Hearts for Home Blog Hop every Thursday.  That makes this officially my 9th instalment. In real life my heart ached as it ministered to those … [Read more...]

I.R.L. The Rule of One

There's an unspoken, phantom rule in our home. I call it "The Rule of One." Maybe this rule is enforced in your home, too. But maybe you've never heard it called by it's name. I've heard from others that this law, this force of nature, if you will, hovers over many households. It has occurred to … [Read more...]