50 Things I’m Glad I Did Raising Boys

50 Things I’m Glad I Did Raising Boys

My oldest son is leaving for his senior year in college and Boy #2 is starting his first year at the university.  It’s challenge raising a man in today’s culture. The standards of his world are different than they were for his dad and granddads.  But certain...
Releasing Boys to Be Men

Releasing Boys to Be Men

It’s been a full week. To the naked eye it seems like things are normal but as I listened to my heart I realized I am holding on to my emotional strings tightly, trying to hold things together. Big transitions are happening at our house this summer and I...
16 Year Old Boy and The List

16 Year Old Boy and The List

This article is reposted from one of my earlier blogging days.   I just sent my 16 year old boy out the door with his 12 year old brother to get “groceries.” 16 year old just got his license two days ago. On the list:  Drive to the grocery store.  Buy pop,...