Recently at a church meeting, I heard someone emphasize the difference between being kind and nice. We often use the terms interchangeably, but they’re really quite different. Being kind has much more depth. We’re all taught to be nice, to be polite. We don’t want to be rude, so we’re nice in our interactions with […]
I love to read to my sons, especially around any holiday. It seems to make everything more special if we can find just the right book for the occasion. With Valentine’s Day coming up, I thought I’d share a few favorites that we have enjoyed over the years and hunt down more great options to […]
Did you get Alexa for Christmas? Are you wondering what I’m even talking about? The Echo Dot, powered by Alexa, was the best-selling Amazon item during the 2018 holiday season. Priced under $50, it’s a fun gadget anyone can afford.
How many of us have said to friends online or in passing, “Let’s get together soon!”? I know I do it all the time, and I really, really mean to. But life happens, and we all get busy. At least that’s what we say, but relationships with friends and family are important. If you’re wanting […]
Welcome to our first 30-day challenge! If you’re like me, setting goals at the beginning of the year and then working on them all-year long is too daunting. I forget them, I lose enthusiasm, or I get bored. So this year I decided to do monthly challenges and offer them to anyone who would like […]
We often hear of people catching pneumonia. Sometimes the elderly even die from it. But the actual illness doesn’t seem overly scary to most of us. In fact, it’s somewhat common. But when YOU have pneumonia, it feels like a different story. This year, the day after Thanksgiving, I started coughing–a lot. I dutifully went […]
From beginners to bookworms, everyone can find ways to make reading enjoyable. I am passionate about helping others to read or to enhance their reading experience. At MrsLadyWordsmith.com you will also find ideas to strengthen personal growth and family relationships. I often share our family’s best ideas for conquering autism, and I love to share my FREE photography and printables. I hope you’ll join me.