What Would You Do With Your Last Day to Live?

What would you do if you only had one more day to live? It’s sort of a loaded question, right? Most of us will not be faced with that decision because we simply don’t know when our last day will…

Removed, a Glimpse of Going into Foster Care

Our time with foster care was a battle and a roller coaster of ups and downs. It was a reminder to me that not everyone is meant for foster care, and that’s okay. My husband and I trained to be…

To the Mom Who Doesn’t Feel Good Enough

If you feel like you are failing as a mom, that you could do better, that you are not a good enough mom, that your kids deserve better, that so-and-so is such a better mom than you are, well, in…

Believe They’re Worthy

“There was only one variable that separated the people who have a strong sense of love and belonging and the people who really struggle for it. And that was, the people who have a strong sense of love and belonging believe…

How Will You #LightTheWorld?

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints started an initiative for each December to Light The World. Each day they have dedicated a way to be kind to others and do something for others. Some days are very specific…

Idealized Realities

By Gary E. Stevenson: As you scroll through your news feed online, you might feel somewhat discouraged at times when you see images that portray an idealized reality of those you follow on social media. This may lead to debilitating comparisons.…

$2 Donated to O.U.R. for Leaving Reviews

This is a simple way to donate to Operation Underground Railroad without leaving the comfort of your home. Leave reviews for companies and BestCompany.com will donate $2 for every review left! From now until November 8, 2017, Best Company, the place…

Two Young Boys Who Answered a Prayer

“An older boy and his young companion were walking along a road which led through a field. They saw an old coat and a badly worn pair of men’s shoes by the roadside, and in the distance they saw the…

Children Are Like Trees

“Not long after we were married, we built our first home. We had little money, and I did a lot of the work. The landscaping was entirely my responsibility. The first of many trees that I planted was a thornless…

Spread Kindness

A couple of years ago I was merging onto the freeway. In the back seat I had one child crying and the other had just peed themselves. It was the end of the day and I was feeling exhausted. The…

Life is Too Short to Put up with Crap

Okay. So we’ve been going through some things at our house. The last 5 months hasn’t been exactly easy between losing a child and other people in our life. We changed our landscape in our yard a bit, we’re painting…

I Want My Kids to Want To Be Strong Like Mom

The Strong Like Mom campaign has gained traction with Target’s shirts for kids that quote “Strong Like Mom.”   I fell in love with these shirts the moment I laid eyes on them. I immediately rushed to my local Target…

The Heartbreak of Being Foster Care Parents

My family and I have happened upon an interesting situation dealing with foster care. Foster care is not something we ever thought we would do. It just never felt right for us so we never worried about it. We watched…

Cabbage & Minced Pork Steamed Buns Recipe

This Cabbage & Minced Pork Steam Buns is an authentic recipe and a common food in Taiwan. Enjoy this delicious recipe below. One of our favorite ways to buy meat is through Zaycon Fresh. We have also run fundraisers for…

Mourning the Loss of a Pet

Back two months ago, we took our dog, Millie, out on a car ride to capture this post. She was already at a point in her life where for some unknown reason, she was losing weight and struggling to keep…