Have you ever looked back at your life or even a particular situation and wished you'd known what you know now before that event or situation happened? It's happened to me … [Read more...] about Dear Younger Me – Don’t Wish Their Childhoods Away
To All the Cool Moms: I’m a wife and mother in my twenties, which is often seen in a less-than-positive light in today’s mainstream society. When I look at magazine … [Read more...] about Thoughts About Motherhood: To All the Cool Moms
What a fun craft for kids to make and give as a gift for Mother's Day or for any day, right?! Anyone who receives this "I love you because" frame would love it! Write a … [Read more...] about “I love you because” List and Craft Tutorial
I saw you today when I was out running errands. Your little girl was sitting across the table from you in the food court. She was beautiful. Pretty little dress, bouncy curls, … [Read more...] about Momma Are You Listening?
To My Precious Family on Valentine’s Day, I have an unconventional gift for you this year. It’s not a fun message incorporating candy bar labels or a platter of cookies … [Read more...] about My Broken and Tattered Valentine
Can I whisper something to you? There is no greater calling than the one God has already put you right in the middle of. I've learned this the hard way. We seek the big … [Read more...] about Finding Hope and Purpose in an ‘Ordinary’ Life
In the United States alone, there are nearly 600,000 hysterectomies completed annually. There are many more hundreds of thousands performed around the world. Reasons for … [Read more...] about When Homeschooling Mom Gets a Hysterectomy
Have you lived the struggle of staying present in your home? I sure have. I know how so many Moms feel. I've lived those days when the exhaustion … [Read more...] about Staying Present
I guess it never crossed my mind. Not even once. Not until my friend mentioned it. "You look like a homeschool mom." Actually, the conversation went … [Read more...] about So I Look Like a Homeschool Mom. So What?
Mothers around the world are soon to be celebrated. Sticky-fingered coffee mugs will arrive at their bedside, some with toast and some without. Misspelled cards of the … [Read more...] about Celebrating Mother’s Day When It’s Hard
Quite a while ago I watched an exchange between an unhappy couple. The one, in a fit of rage, demanded respect from the other. Being the outsider, I was shocked! And… … [Read more...] about Respect Earned Is Respect Given
While in the car on Easter morning, my husband and I were having a chat about life. The good moments, the tough moments, and how all those moments have worked together to form … [Read more...] about The Joy of Being an Older Mom