Author Archives: candi

The Mommy Power

We’re headed tomorrow to meet up with family in another state, so I’m posting a Way-Back-Wednesday instead of a Throwback-Thursday post from the Candi archives. Although this event happened in June 2011, I find the encouragement for myself more timely and … Continue reading

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Confessions From One Tired Momma

Just wanted to let y’all know where we are with Cami and all the stuff happening with the Virginia Dickersons this summer. Because we need your prayers. First of all, thank you for praying for wisdom, discernment, knowledge, peace, and faith … Continue reading

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How We Backed Into Unschooling {#TBT from the Archives}

On Thursdays (Throwback Thursdays), I post entries from the archives (i.e., entries previously posted at other web homes). Today’s archival post was first published February 8, 2012 at Chosen Families. I thought of this post when talking with my friend Charity today. … Continue reading

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{My First} 5-Minute Friday: PAINT

Every Christmas, my husband asks me for a list, an idea of what gifts he could purchase for me. If you know me at all, you know I don’t often know what to put on a gift list. I think … Continue reading

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To Moms of Church Youth Group Girls

Dear Moms of Middle School Girls at Church Youth Group, Can you help me help my daughter? She doesn’t want to fit in; in fact, she joyfully embraces the part where God made each one of us different, and she … Continue reading

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Why Turtles?

One of my daughter’s unique traits is the way she hears things. The this-is-the-way-it-should-be people call it “auditory processing disorder,” where the message her brain concocts from the information she receives isn’t the message the sender intended. (We all have … Continue reading

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March Is For Spring(ing)

March inspires the blogger in me to start to switch to spring forward (even if it feels like I’m falling on my face). My first blog post ever, on MySpace (remember that?) posted March 17, 2006. I published my first … Continue reading

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