Author Archives: Victoria D.

About Victoria D.

Victoria D. is a guest blogger for the Oodles Blog. She is a Christian woman who loves God, her Husband, and her two children. She also serves as a television news anchor in Western North Carolina. See more of her story here:

Mustard Seed Faith: Do you Believe?

Have you ever met someone who just “gets it” when it comes to her Faith in God? She never seems to doubt. Worry or fear, you don’t see it in her. Do you know someone like that? I actually do. … Continue reading

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Tourist in Your Own Town: Finding Family Fun Anywhere

Can you feel it? The excitement is so thick you can almost cut it with a knife! I’m talking about Spring Break. And, while I am tempted to go into the fact that where I grew up we did not … Continue reading

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The Gospel In A Galaxy Far, Far Away

One of the repeated bits of advice I hear for parents trying to instill the Word of God in their children’s lives is: “Put it in terms they will understand.” But, I never really expected that advice to play out … Continue reading

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From Headaches to [Hallelujahs!]: Solutions for Struggles Over Homework

One of the best bits of advice I ever received as a Mom was that kids do well with a schedule. Boundaries lead to freedom – they really do. If your children know the ground rules they can be free … Continue reading

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“Crazy Busy” is Just Plain Crazy!

When I am speaking to women’s groups I often get the question “How do you make it work?” And, truth be told, it is the very same question I have asked my friends, who are busy women and moms. We … Continue reading

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A “Scrappy” Crafter: Imperfectly Priceless Family Time

Filling the time with the kids is a constant challenge for us Moms. I know that makes it sound like a drudgery. But, let’s be honest, there are times when you’re sitting there hearing, “I’m bored,” for the kajillionth time … Continue reading

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Dinner Made Easy

I am a busy Mom. And, believe me, I know I’m not the only one out there! So, when I find a winner recipe, I have to share… When I sat down to write this I was trying to figure … Continue reading

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Facing The Connecticut Tragedy {Together}

This is a talk no parent wants to have with their children. Being in Television News, the horrible massacre at the Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, CT was all I was talking about on Friday. In the past, when tragedy … Continue reading

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Look at Me When We’re Talking

How many times do we hear that coming from a parent to a child? So, can you imagine my surprise when my daughter said that to me? It had been a long day. I had just sat down from cleaning … Continue reading

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A Lesson in Decorating for Christmas

The holiday decorating seemed to come on us without much warning. I asked and my sweet husband brought out the boxes of Christmas ornaments and keepsakes. The tree stood lit and ready for the ornaments. I admit to having grand … Continue reading

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