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Posts by Laura Rodgers

The Friends and Family Plan

Laura Rodgers

It started many years ago when my kids were in elementary school. We would pack up and go to the far-off country of Texas, the native land. The land where most all of our family live. We would go and stay the whole month of July. If you’ve never been to Texas in July, one…

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The Dandelion Parable

Laura Rodgers

I have been weeding for two consecutive days now. I’m a little achy and tired. Weeding is not as easy on this body of mine as it used to be, but I’m making it. And did I mention my flower beds look great? Weeding always conjures up what I like to call “The Parable of…

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Crafting My Own Chaos

Laura Rodgers

If you have watched TV in the last eight years, you’ve undoubtedly seen Allstate’s Mayhem commercials. It starts out benign enough. The actor sets up the scene, giving verbal cues to what is happening and what is about to happen. It never ends well and the tagline is “get better protected from Mayhem… Are you…

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Sticks and Stones

Stick and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me! It’s heard in playgrounds, schools, neighborhoods, and almost any place kids can be found across the United States. As a parent, I’ve told my kids these words. I tried to teach them to be confident in themselves and don’t worry about what…

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