Three powerful strategies for helping our grands understand God’s truth

I (Shellie) imagine we’ve all heard teachings on how important it is to “think about what you’re thinking about.”  If we’ve spent any time at all in…


Three ways to strengthen the bond with your grandkids

It’s been a few years, but I (Shellie) well remember my first bout of SAG. And no, I’m not referring to body parts, although I’ve seen my fair share…


Role reversal: The beauty of serving a parent

I’ve observed my mom almost eat glass. She’s been lost around the neighborhood a few times, she’s told me she doesn’t love me anymore, and she drank…


Four truths about childhood for grandparents to embrace

Vacation requests were approved and tickets bought. Beds were ready and the refrigerator was stocked. Finally, the day came! Our three grandchildren…


Unexpected and blessed: Surprises in Scripture and life

Nine years ago, my husband and I welcomed into our lives an unexpected blessing that has forever changed our lives.  Our daughter found her…


How a conscientious thief reminded me of the godly legacy I long to leave

A car thief in Oregon evidently has a soft spot for children. After he stole an unlocked car, he noticed a small child in the backseat. He promptly…


God understands and cares

I don’t think this can be proven scientifically, but I believe the odds of winning the lottery are better than the odds of keeping grandkids for a…


Growing Up Grateful

It’s only a couple of weeks until Thanksgiving, the holiday that is hidden now amongst the Christmas ads. How many “Black Friday” sales have there…


Content Yet?

Are you missing those carpool lines? Has sleeping in morphed into staying up late?  We had bad storms in Texas resulting in power outages. Friends…