Happy Summer Days!

As you begin this glorious season of rest, fun, connecting with family and chasing lightening bugs, I pray you will have some margin in your life to slow down and be still. Savor the “no agenda” days and thank God for this season.
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Happy Mother’s Day to all of you!

Those who are Moms, Moms-in-law, Grandmothers, Aunts and special ladies that have been like a mom in our lives, thank you for the handprints you have left on our hearts! Thinking about this newsletter and praying over the content, I thought…

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

* Happy Spring from Lilly Charleston! Welcome to Lilly Charleston AND welcome to April!! Yea! Winter is officially over – bring on the tulips and the daffodils! This month is special for a few different reasons: First and foremost, it is…

Happy “Spring”!!!

I am sitting here in Long Island looking at the last bits of the latest snowfall and waiting patiently to see the first peek of daffodils popping through the ground. When those little yellow “faces” appear, we know we made it through another winter.
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My hope is that our website is not just about selling cute clothes (really cute), but it is also about speaking to and hearing from the community of families out there on some very real topics. I would LOVE to hear what you have to say! As a…
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Be proud!

Dear Younger Self, If I were to give you advice I don’t think it would much. You are doing a good job and you should be very proud of the family you have. That would be my advice. Be proud! Proud in the fact that God is the center of your…
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A Little Visit From The Past

I will share a story first – only to get the ball rolling – but can’t wait to hear yours! You can share your story here. When my oldest child graduated from college, an unexpected visit from the past occurred. This was a wonderful occasion;…

Appearances Are Unimportant

Dear Younger Self, Oh, how I want you to know how unimportant appearances are. It just doesn’t matter (!!!..) if the house is a mess, be THANKFUL that you have children that are making it so. If you haven’t updated the kitchen or bathroom,…
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Do Not Forget to PLAY.

Dear Younger Self, Have dinner together as a family. Do not forget to PLAY. Enjoy your children as they play sports but remember most kids will never play in the Super Bowl or World Series, so ENJOY their sports and DON’T be that parent…
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Do you listen?

Dear Younger Self, Do the best you can.  Life will get crazy and sometimes you will be overwhelmed. It’s OK. You will get through it.  Make sure those you love know it because you never know when you will lose them.  Take time…