When my uncle passed away a few years ago, I wanted to give his daughter, my cousin, a little something special to remember him by. So this is what I did. First, I ordered this keepsake penny memorial necklace. I had it sent to me because I wanted to give it to her in person. […]
I hate to clean! I really do. It’s too bad that I like to live in a clean house, or else I wouldn’t bother. I’d much rather write, read a good book, or be with my family. Butttttt it’s important to have things clean and organized. It bugs me when they’re not. And every spring […]
I love my dog. His name is Oakley, and he’s adorable. I spoil him. My kids do too. My husband tolerates him. All in all, he’s part of the family. That said, I don’t take him shopping with us or to community events, and I would never take him on an airplane in the cabin. […]
I enjoy blogging as a hobby. Maybe someday it will earn an income. But I’m not too worried about it. Why not? Because I have a husband and children to care for, and they require most of my time. My children won’t be young forever, and I don’t blog when they’re awake. I don’t want […]
I’m trying to be a good, kind person. Many of us are. Some of us are not, and hopefully it’s just some of the time. We have all had moments of losing our temper or not showing our best, classy self. But overall, let’s strive to be generally kind. Doing so helps us and others […]
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 […]
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.