The Comparison Struggle

Today started out like any other day… We woke up late. I had 25 minutes to get my family out the door. This consisted of getting my 1-year-old dressed and ready, making sure my strong willed 4-year-old […]

Training 101

Children are a gift from the Lord; they are a reward from him. Psalm 127:3 (NLT) Since I posted my last blog, my granddaughter celebrated her first birthday. A few weeks before her big celebration, […]

Stop, Drop and Roll

To date, motherhood remains one of the toughest, most challenging “jobs” I’ve ever had. I have three adult children but I’m still a “hands-on” kind of mother. I’m not with them every day, nor do […]

Letting Go!

I’m a fixer. You know the kind of person who has the great need to fix a situation, a relationship, and a problem no matter what. However some things just cannot be fixed! Learning to […]

His Grace

I was reflecting this morning on my journey of faith throughout the years. I came to Christ when I was 15 years old and I never could have imagined the opportunities, places, people and experiences […]

A Lesson Learned…

I was watching the show Wife Swap the other day and found a spiritual lesson that was unexpected. Most of you are familiar with the premise of the show, two women with radically different lifestyles […]

When It’s Someone You Love…

We live in a fallen world. The evidence is all around us. Bad things happen every day to really good people, and people who are or once were really good people do bad things. I […]

Empowered Families

I am a mother of 4 with 1 on the way. I love children. They are my gifts that God has entrusted to me. I like to think that I parent very intentionally and that […]

Other Gifts

What makes you happy? God, friends, family… Of course. But if you had to pick one thing in particular – something out of the ordinary; something you enjoy doing very much; something that fills your […]

You Will Not Be Forgotten

When my third child was born, my oldest was three.  And they were all active boys!  My husband and I were outnumbered and my life was completely up-ended.  For the next three years, I couldn’t […]