It’s Not About the Beds

It’s Not About the Beds

It really isn’t about the making the beds. It’s about equipping and empowering our kids. My husband, Jon, and I grew up very differently. He in the impoverished mountains of Bolivia, a child of missionaries. I in the affluent side of a west-Texas town,...
A Rose is A Rose…

A Rose is A Rose…

Hi. My name is Kay and I’m a recovering enabler. Day 6: Acting in my capacity as Room Police in our quest for tidiness & clutter control, I dutifully checked the kids’ rooms. We have lots of police in our house – most of which have not been...
They’re Rockin’ the House…

They’re Rockin’ the House…

Yes. We’re on Day 4 and the rooms are looking good. “You were right, Mom. I think my friends would feel a lot better with our room like this.” Well, who knew she was listening when I pontificated months ago about how rude it is to invite your friends...
Operation Clutter Control

Operation Clutter Control

Why is it bad habits so easily sneak their way into our lives and stick around? They’re hard to break and annoying. Good habits, of course, take longer to make (about 21 days according to scientists, or at least 30 in our house!) and need upkeep to maintain....
Ready, Set, Go….

Ready, Set, Go….

Driving down Northwest Highway the other day, I was dutifully transporting children from one school to another when my 13-year old son, who sat shotgun, said something that almost made me sick. Typical Dallas, we were surrounded by opulence – on our left was a...

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