22 Nov, 2022

Leave a Legacy of Contagious Gratitude

By |2022-11-22T19:13:26+00:00November 22nd, 2022|Christian, Family, Fear, Generations|0 Comments

Choosing our Attitude Helps us to Leave a Legacy of Contagious Gratitude! It starts the moment we first wake up and continues with every word and deed we express to those around us as we go about our days. We create an atmosphere of gratitude or ingratitude each day. This Thanksgiving and all year through, [...]

30 Sep, 2022

Still Home? Preparing Your Adult Children to Successfully Leave the Nest

By |2022-09-30T18:22:19+00:00September 30th, 2022|Parenting, relationships|Comments Off on Still Home? Preparing Your Adult Children to Successfully Leave the Nest

The day has come, or so you thought. Your child has grown up and is now legally an adult. The only problem is they don't want to leave home. Now what? Preparing your adult children to successfully leave the nest is possible but it takes intentionality. We can feel guilty kicking our kids to the [...]

27 Jul, 2022

Parenting Adult Children

By |2022-09-01T01:49:15+00:00July 27th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Parenting Adult Children

Every parent of adult children has moments of remorse when their children make mistakes and let's be honest, in the not-so-proud moments of parenting. We feel we are somehow to blame and don't know how to handle this phase of life that seems to be "hands off" to parents. The feeling that we did not do [...]

16 Jun, 2022

Legacy Letters from Dad

By |2022-06-20T13:35:05+00:00June 16th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Legacy Letters from Dad

Happy Father's Day! On Father's Day, we set aside time to reflect on all that our fathers have done for us. We usually receive a card and maybe a thoughtful gift.  This Father's Day, consider writing legacy letters from Dad. Legacy Letters from Dad—A Gift from Dad In my book, Create a Thriving Family Legacy—How [...]

28 May, 2022

Remembering Those Who Sacrificed on Our Behalf

By |2022-05-28T12:01:30+00:00May 28th, 2022|Faith, Fear, Generations, Legacy|Comments Off on Remembering Those Who Sacrificed on Our Behalf

When we receive a gift we are eager to offer thanks. We recognize the cost that went into such an offering. But some gifts we don't recognize the significance of or we can forget about over time unless we are intentional to reflect and remember. Memorial Day is an opportunity and a reminder to [...]

31 Mar, 2022

Rediscovering Our Parenting Goals

By |2022-04-01T03:50:06+00:00March 31st, 2022|Faith, Fear, Generations, Legacy|Comments Off on Rediscovering Our Parenting Goals

Parents want to feel like they have done well in the raising of their children, but sometimes the metrics for that determination can get a little wonky. We base our success on their behavior or on whether they are like us, and can feel shame when they don't measure up to . . . [...]

28 Feb, 2022

Finding Hope when Your Legacy is Broken

By |2022-02-28T16:53:33+00:00February 28th, 2022|Faith, Fear, Generations, Legacy|Comments Off on Finding Hope when Your Legacy is Broken

You raised your children to know God and to live their faith out authentically. You modeled this lifestyle and legacy in front of your children, as well. But the day came when your child brought shame to your family name and by their actions did not represent the family legacy well. Finding hope when [...]

29 Jan, 2022

7 Keys to Leave Your Legacy in 2022

By |2022-01-29T00:48:33+00:00January 29th, 2022|Faith, Fear, Generations, Legacy|Comments Off on 7 Keys to Leave Your Legacy in 2022

January is almost over and time just seems to be flying faster than we can keep up with it. How does anyone have time to plan a legacy? Legacies don't just happen. They are created and then recreated as we work to do more than just exist in this life. Time is not a [...]

23 Dec, 2021

What We Really Want for Christmas

By |2021-12-23T20:20:43+00:00December 23rd, 2021|Faith, Fear, Generations, Legacy|Comments Off on What We Really Want for Christmas

What We Really Want for Christmas . . . is Peace. Life is complicated in our world right now. If it isn't the seemingly forever looming pandemic and its new varieties, stress might hit closer to home with a burden you have been carrying that seems impossible. What we really want for Christmas is [...]

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