Monthly Archives: August, 2014

To my #2 Daughter… A New Stage of Life

As I walk around your bare room this morning, I feel an emptiness now that you’re gone.  Then I passed the shoe rack and saw your shoes gone, and it hit me again.  To be so proud, and so sad is an interesting combination.  Will you miss us as much as I miss you? University!  …

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To my #2 Son…The Value of Waiting

Dear Son, When you were a baby, there were many things you taught me.  You taught me that accepting a situation rather than fighting it takes the bitterness away as I sat with you fussing night after night.  The tiredness was more manageable when I realized the gift of sitting with you.  You taught me …

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To my Daughters…Give Control to God

Dear Daughters, I wanted to talk to you about “the pill” and birth control. “The pill” was first advocated by Margaret Sanger almost 100 years ago.  She thought women should be able to have sex when they wanted and not have to worry about pregnancy.  She was also against abortion.  One thing I have learned …

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Homeschooling Math

Hi!  I’m Melina, homeschooling mother of 11 and Grandmelina to 2! Getting down to the nitty gritty.  That’s what Math is.  We all have to learn it.  We homeschool mothers all have to teach it. There are a lot of good programs out there.  I’m only here to tell you about the Math that has …

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Living as a Woman of Laughter

Well, since receiving this Word, I have had time to practice being a Woman of Laughter.  There have been some ups and downs in my life, as usual, and I have to say that it is a great Word to remember to bring me back to laughter and joy. I have noticed that I don’t …

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