Category Archives: encouragement

3 Ways to Make Your Children Feel Special

Hello friends! I hope you haven’t missed me too much this past week but I am still here and there are even some exciting announcements on the horizon! No spoilers yet, but stay tuned for details. 🙂 Here at the Rising Eden … Continue reading

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Sunset Saturday Café – Unexpected Blessings

Happy Saturday Friends! I hope you are enjoying something warm to drink if you are having such cold weather as we are. Brrrrr! We even had a touch of snow. I can’t say I’m totally ready for winter but hopefully … Continue reading

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Four Good Reasons to Ignore Your Kids and Read a Book

  Lunch time found me sitting at the table with my children around the table happily munching and me with my nose buried in a book. A picture book? A classic children’s novel? A critical element of curriculum that we … Continue reading

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Sunset Café Saturday – My way or the highway? Maybe not :)

I’m feeling nostalgic a bit for my little baby this week. Mr G is a great big one year old now! 🙂 He is tall, strong and gorgeous. And he has a great smile! What a lucky family we are … Continue reading

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Personal Paradise Tuesday – Midnight drives in the country

Please don’t mind my slow posting. Unfortunately, by the time I actually got this up – it was Wednesday. Whoops! I blame camp since normally a scouting camp trip ends on a sunday, but since it is summer, Mr Hubby … Continue reading

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Personal Paradise Tuesday – Those wonderful, blessed weeds!

“Why do the weeds make you smile, Mama?” Why indeed, little one? Well it is because we have had rain, and sun, and warmth which has allowed them to grow. It is because we have a beautiful garden that they … Continue reading

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Are you too old?

“Youth is a frame of mind. If you get out there and enjoy it, you can have it at any time of your life.” -Kenny Rodgers, quoting his late grandfather I’m sharing this quote in honor of the birthday of … Continue reading

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