Kindness must be taught. Let’s face it, our kids are “tiny humans” just learning how to do this thing called life. If this momma, who has been around for almost 50 years, still struggles with being kind when others are less than kind or when I’m just plain tired and grouchy, then my “tiny humans”… Continue reading FIND YOUR KIND
He lashed out at me over something silly, a granola bar. He screamed and kicked and said really horrible things to me. His words took my breath away and I walked away for a minute to inhale. Moments later, I walked back in and sat down low, near but not too close. And I waited.… Continue reading Does She Miss Me?
I would bet my life savings on the fact that there is not one parenting book that has a chapter dedicated to how to love and parent your children through the loss of a sibling. It’s not natural, so it’s not something that anyone naturally chooses to prepare for or read up on when they prepare… Continue reading A Safe Place to Fall- Parenting Grieving Children
It’s Mother’s Day Eve. That’s not a thing, but the reality of Mother’s Day has been pressing on my heart for days. I’m sitting here watching three of my children play. I have three others that are virtually grown and have become amazing adults. They all amaze me. Nick is about to become a father.… Continue reading Love Like You’re the Only One
It’s no secret that this family is BIG and FULL of LOVE! Here’s some love LOUX FAMILY STYLE! Yep, that’s a lot of Louxes! My sis, Renee’ and I. She is one of my dearest friends on this planet. We’ve walked through a 21 years of life together! And the MICKEY FAMILY! I was… Continue reading Family Love! (Wedding Post, Part 5)
My first born son got married. I poured my heart into this kid and prayed a lot that God would take my weak ability to love… Pour His love over it, and make it something beautiful. He did. He turned out spectacular. I love him more than words could ever begin to express. I almost… Continue reading May I Have This Dance? (Wedding Post, Part 4)
Several months before the wedding, the Littles were asked to be part of the special day. They said yes. And then they wanted to know when they could eat cake. We were full of JOY that Mattie was well enough to be in the wedding. He was charming. Of course. Brothers of the Groom Flower… Continue reading Love from the Littles (Wedding Post, part 3)