Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Hold the freckles, please

Gavin, 5, recently went with his grandmother to a chicken wings restaurant for dinner. The waitress brought Gavin a children’s menu with pictures of...

Kids and Stress

It may not always be so obvious, but some kids can feel stressed. What do kids have to be stressed about? What kinds of...

Hunkering down for the approach of winter

With the arrival of cold weather, there’s still plenty of outdoor activities to ready your lawn and garden for winter. There’s also plenty of...

Time to Take a Devotional Break: WOULD GOD USE A SMARTPHONE?

WOULD GOD USE A SMARTPHONE? I know what you’re thinking. “She’s finally lost it. Talking about God using a smartphone. What next?” Just wait a minute and...

Dealing with time management issues

(Part two of two parts) One of the biggest time wasters of all has to do with piles of paper and clutter. How is this...

The Yoder home increases by 2

It happened. It seems unreal. The call came yesterday noon. I was at a friend’s house helping her with some deep cleaning when I got...

Good advice: Don’t worry, Grandma

Many years ago when Judi’s granddaughter, Megan, was 5, all of the family was at Judi’s youngest son’s home celebrating Christmas in their finished...

Lautzenheiser couple celebrate 60th anniversary

Richard and Sharon (Haneline) Lautzenheiser of 615 W. Market Street, Bluffton, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with their entire family in July at...

Composting turns garden trash into treasure

Autumn frosts usually means lots of cleanup around the yard and garden. Why not turn that yard waste into treasure? Composting is a naturally occurring...

They have each other in stitches

‘Extreme’ sewing group gathers weekly at the Ossian library to inspire ...