Link Love

Weekend Links and a Question

We seem to be gearing up for some snow this weekend. But I'm clinging to hopes of spring. Here's some stuff I found this week that's worth This Facebook post (look to the side of the meme to read the whole thing) "Because of you, there is a human being walking on this earth, who doesn't have to ask for " When roadside wildflowers are essential to your soul "If…
Continue Reading »
Link Love

Weekend Links

What I found helpful or interesting around the web this week. Free Sparkle Stories to help kiddos deal with the hard stuff. "A story about how to feel safe while grieving a sudden tragedy" "A story for children worried about scary events that are out of their control" "A story for children worried about their safety" What to Do When Your Child Shows Off "Will this help others, or will it make…
Continue Reading »
Link Love

Weekend Reads

Some interesting reads to liven up your weekend. Simplifying Childhood May Protect Against Mental Health Issues "Naturally as parents we want to provide our kids with the best start in life. If a little is good,  we think more is better, or is it? We enrol them in endless activities. And fill every space in their rooms with educational books, devices and toys with the average western child having in…
Continue Reading »
Link Love

Weekend Links

The best part of painting a room is letting your kid go at it for a little while. Here's a great post about self-control to start off your week well. “The truth is this: sometimes it’s one partner that needs more help, and sometimes it’s the other. Only over time do things balance out. Not daily. Sometimes not even monthly. But you should be able to see a pattern of give…
Continue Reading »
Link Love

Weekend Links

"All humans have different capacities when it comes to handling various circumstances. How easy it is to look at our sister and think, 'Why is she so upset over that? It’s not a big deal. I’ve handled worse.'" Read the rest. Why people think Christians are fake. For moms who are struggling. I don't have a son. But if I did, this is what I'd want to tell him.
Continue Reading »
Link Love

Weekend Links

A beautiful and honest confession (read the whole thing here). "And listen, I know: God. Sovereign. Do not worry. Trust and obey. Jesus. I know all of that. That's why I have to whisper this to you in the quiet of the confessional instead of just being normal about it, because I know that it's not very Christian to be all up-at-night-terrified. I know."   It's not about mountain tops or valleys, it's about…
Continue Reading »
Link Love

Weekend Links

"A word of caution to the would be story tellers: prosperity does not necessarily implicate providence, nor does it always bring comfort. Sometimes, the providence is in the pain." Read The (long and slow) path to obedience And some wise words on diffusing tantrums by not making a big deal. What have you come across this week? Photo Credit  
Continue Reading »