Family Nights

Aug 2 2005 10:28 am

From the time our children were very young we have had a weekly “family night.” This is an evening we set aside each week where we eat a special... Read More ›


Aug 1 2005 9:32 am

We’re traveling home from vacation today, so we thought we’d leave you with one more quote to wrap up our series on speech. This one is our favorite!“Our use... Read More ›


Jul 31 2005 9:20 pm

Hey Ladies, We’ve begun assigning categories to our posts to make it easy for you to find a previous post or to check out what’s been written on a... Read More ›

Friday Funnies

Jul 29 2005 6:46 pm

This week we thought we’d poke a little fun at ourselves. Each year on vacation we try to take a picture to chronicle the growth of our family. With... Read More ›

Guest Post

Jul 29 2005 5:25 pm

The Girl Talkers are kindly letting the fellas say a few things to the guys who are reading the Girl Talk blog. Yeah, we know you’re out there. Some... Read More ›

Purposeful Words

Jul 29 2005 12:29 pm

Today is the final post in our little series on speech. We’ve learned of the dangers of corrupting talk and discovered that Ephesians 4:29 instead directs us to use... Read More ›

Appropriate Words

Jul 28 2005 12:42 pm

We’ve been studying words this week from a message my dad gave on Ephesians 4:29 entitled “Encourage.” We’ve learned that we are to put away all corrupting talk and... Read More ›

Q & A - Hope Chests

Jul 27 2005 5:51 pm

This week, a question from a mother of daughters, Rebecca: Do you have any comments/thoughts on doing hope chests? Is this something you did? I like the idea to... Read More ›

Edifying Words

Jul 27 2005 12:39 pm

Yesterday Nicole talked about the words that shouldn’t come out of our mouths (corrupting talk). Today we want to consider the words that we should be speaking. In our... Read More ›

Food Part II

Jul 26 2005 4:07 pm

Vacation is a super fun time for food—or in this case, I should say drinks. One of my favorite things about the South is sweet tea. When I order... Read More ›

Corrupting Talk

Jul 26 2005 12:02 pm

Before I left for vacation, I cleaned out my refrigerator. Generally, I try to toss leftovers before they turn rainbow colors and sprout biological plant life. But it’s not... Read More ›

Our Favorite Day

Jul 25 2005 1:18 pm

From the time our children were little, we sought to pass onto them our enthusiasm for Sunday—our favorite day of the week. Sunday is the day we join with... Read More ›

Friday Funnies

Jul 22 2005 11:27 pm

Every mom can relate to the mortifying experience of having her child misbehave at just the wrong time. However, few of us can probably relate to Jane Roberts, the... Read More ›


Jul 22 2005 12:12 pm

Today is a very important day on our vacation. The guys are sending the girls shopping. (The four sweetest husbands ever!) This is serious stuff. No kiddos allowed. (Pray... Read More ›

Spiritual Disciplines for Moms

Jul 21 2005 12:30 pm

Nicole wrote the other day about the temptation to neglect the spiritual disciplines on vacation. But as a mom with three young children, I find myself daily prone to... Read More ›

More Thoughts on Vacation

Jul 19 2005 12:20 pm

Vacation is great. I can get in a car and drive away from many of the responsibilities of everyday life. I can clean my house and not clean it... Read More ›

On Taking Vacations

Jul 18 2005 8:20 pm

We are writing this post together today because we are together. (Yeah!) Thanks to the generosity of our friends Scott and Lesa, and their daughter Isabelle, we are enjoying... Read More ›

Friday Funnies

Jul 15 2005 6:22 pm

This story made me smile. I hope it makes you smile too!“What Happened Here Today?” One afternoon a man came home from work to find total mayhem in his... Read More ›

Mom’s Birthday

Jul 15 2005 3:49 pm

Yesterday was my mom’s 83rd birthday. My sister and I took her out for breakfast to celebrate. She loves to go out for breakfast. And as usual, the three... Read More ›