Character. They say that “character counts” and I know that I want my children to have character, but what exactly does that really mean? What does the word “character” mean? In my dictionary it says that character is the total picture of “features and traits that form the individual nature of some person or thing.” Hmm…that made me do some Continue Reading →

When it’s Time to Make a Pit Stop

I can clearly remember that moment when my daughter was still very little and I made a decision about her and my future children. I was standing outside of a Sunday School classroom and I noticed another little girl whose clothing was very mis-matched and she had topped off her outfit with sparkly, ruby-red slippers. I remember thinking, “I will Continue Reading →