Another Way Archive

Best Driving Tips from a Long-Haul Truck Driver

August 14, 2014 Melodie Davis

;I had wasted much energy blaming and criticizing other motorists over the decades. It finally comes down to a conscious decision to cut the blame and anger out of one’s own responses to what we see happening on the road.;

Do Your Children Enjoy Sunday School?

August 7, 2014 Melodie Davis

Sunday school tells children their needs are important and gives them valuable connections with special adults. Kids sometimes develop lifelong memories and love for their early teachers.;;

When the Going Gets Wet… – Guest columnist Jodi Nisly Hertzler

July 31, 2014 Melodie Davis

I’m so jealous of Fun Moms. I want to be a Fun Mom, I really do. And sometimes I am, but it takes effort.;;

Will Today’s 30-50 Year Olds Live as Long as Their Grandparents?

July 24, 2014 Melodie Davis

So not only the stress and conflicted feelings—but the joys and immense satisfaction come full cycle in this marvelous circle we call family.

In or Out? Making Choices – By Guest Columnist Michelle Sinclair

July 17, 2014 Melodie Davis

Looking before we leap is a wise instinct, but it can also turn a time of joyous, much-anticipated change into a tail-chasing cycle of worry and second-guessing.

Ten Ways to Ward Off a Ten-Year-Old’s Boredom

July 10, 2014 Melodie Davis

;Here was Kacey’s plea: “Ok anyone out there with boys around ten years: please tell what your kids do!”;

Balancing Holidays and Home Chores

July 3, 2014 Melodie Davis

But guess what: life has always been busy and there has always been this conflict.;;

Optimism in Aisle Nine – Guest Columnist Jodi Nisly Hertzler

June 26, 2014 Melodie Davis

We all make mistakes, but there’s redemption out there, as evidenced by those three boys.

Ruby: A Woman of Valor

June 19, 2014 Melodie Davis

;She was a very short, busy, go-getter kind of woman who didn’t take much nonsense.;

A Quick Trip to Uzbekistan

June 12, 2014 Melodie Davis

“For my family [cousins, aunts, and uncles] who live in rural areas, my coming to America was the same as if I had gone to Venus or Mars.”