It feels good to share. It’s like exhaling after holding my breath for months. I mentioned in stories that I’m going to express some insights from my more recent struggles, but if you’re expecting some yummy tea spillage, that’s going to require a face to face over a real cup of Darjeeling. And honestly, the […]
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Life of Pi
We are behind the box office calendar, and finally viewed the critically acclaimed Life of Pi last night with our kids. It was a fantastical story told with some pretty spectacular and beautiful cinematic images. The action and drama kept me engaged throughout the entire film. However, It did become evident in the first few […]
Oh Brother Where Art Thou?
Brother: 1. A male having the same parents as another or one parent in common with another. Well that’s the definition. The very basic explanation of two boys born of the same parent. Is that what comes to mind when you hear the word, brother? If you’re like me, there are many thoughts attached to a variety […]
The First Thing I Ever Wrote…
Today is the anniversary of my Dad’s passing. The day is as vivid as ever, and I feel like he was here yesterday. I know many of you can relate. I read this at his funeral. It’s deeply personal, but not meant to be kept to myself. God revealed so much to me during that […]
Securing the Borders
Dear Aimee, Do you think a married person should have friends of the opposite sex? I think if a relationship is strong then it will survive friends outside the marriage. This reminds me of the movie When Harry Met Sally. Harry is convinced that it’s impossible for a man to have a female friend and […]
Never Save the Flowers for the Funerals
Dear Reader, I have an inbox of questions and will return to the normal format next week, but in light of recent circumstances, I wanted to address the area where many of our hearts and prayers have been focused. We have shed tears for a family in our community that lost a precious son. We […]
Just Smile and Wave Ladies
Dear Aimee, I keep a decent house most of the time, but if there ever is a day when it looks like a tornado hit, that is the day my mother-in-law or someone from church will drop in. Does this happen to anyone else? How do some women seem to keep their lives in order […]
Summer Bucket List!
Dear Aimee, My kids are turning into couch potatoes this summer. Do you have any tips or ideas for keeping them active and off the couch? Needing Some Fun in the Sun – Elk City, OK My family looks forward to the reduction in activities and schedules during the summer. However, I do understand there […]
My Summer Romances
Dear Aimee, Can you share with us some of your favorite books to read this summer? Empty Bookshelves – Elk City, Oklahoma It’s summer, and in the Jones house that means sleeping in, staying up late, poolside fun, and of course reading some really great books! So in the spirit of kicking off the season […]
What Do You Get When You Cross a Tiger and an Au Pair??
Dear Aimee, There are so many books out about parenting techniques in other cultures and countries. I would be interested to know your take on who is raising kids right. Is Parenting Lost in Translation? – Tuttle, OK Knowing this question was in my email queue, I did some intensive people watching while at the […]