I wanted to get out of the house for Memorial Day. My niece Andrea has been staying with me for about two weeks. Andrea and my sister Miriam and her little boy all joined us at the park. We were able to visit a little while all the kids played. When everyone began getting hungry . . . → Read More: Awkward Moments
My husband and I were sitting in church a couple of years ago. I don’t remember what the sermon was about, but the pastor gave an example of a mother that didn’t show love for her children. With a jerk my husband craned his head my direction. My jaw hit my chest as I stared . . . → Read More: This sermon is for you!
Fail! I fail as a mom. I am not crafty. I do not sew. And I cannot even safety pin! My children had their spring program at the one day a week school they attend for homeschoolers. I was supposed to provide them with Biblical costumes. Me? Seriously? There is no where to buy costumes . . . → Read More: Trouble with Biblical Costumes
Our family pastor had just given a really convicting message on parenting. I walked by him afterward and asked, “Have you been spying at our house again?” He looked at me as if I’d lost my mind. I don’t think he said anything. It sounded like a completely normal thing to say BEFORE it came . . . → Read More: I Say Embarrassing Things
Bobby has been teething and was extra fussy. Finally, I sat down in the rocking chair with him and picked up the Wiimote. I found the Connect Four game. Hmm I used to like this when I was little. I didn’t think it would be too hard to play while I held the baby.
I . . . → Read More: Not as smart as you think you are
My name is Shari. I am a midlife Christian stay at home mom and Grammy. We have 7 kids, but only 3 left at home. They range from ages 11 to 35. I blog at Faith Filled Food for Moms and Grandmothers about my faith, parenting, step parenting, grand parenting, gardening, cooking, blended families, addiction, . . . → Read More: Laughing in Church
One day this week we took our whole crew out to eat at a cheap place. I stayed with the kids at a table while Jason went to get our food.
As he was walking to the counter, I noticed something stuck to the bottom of his shoe. Ha ha it looked like toilet paper, . . . → Read More: Something stuck to the bottom of the shoe
There’s just something about a newborn baby that draws attention. Every where I go there are oos and ahs and stares. If people are close enough they always ask, “What’s his name?” Several times now I’ve gone blank. What is my baby’s name? It’s embarrassing! I think for the most part it has come to . . . → Read More: Why Use Facebook?
So many women talk about strange men asking them out or asking them for their phone number when they are out and about. I remember being at the video rental store when I was in high school and the guy behind the counter asked my sister for her phone number. For the record, that has . . . → Read More: That’s Embarrassing
When I was teaching Spanish in Nebraska, I loved sharing stories with my classes about the embarrassing things I got myself into. Sometimes I would use my story to get their attention at the beginning of class and sometimes I would tell a story at the end of class if there was time. When I . . . → Read More: Embarrassing Moments