May 18, 2024

Do you ever wonder what is the perfect family? Do you get comments about your family size or gender of your kids?  Do you often hear other people saying “your poor husband, all girls?” Or “are you going to try for a boy now?” “Are you going to keep having kids until you get that girl?” “Only one, don’t you think they need a sibling? They are lonely.”  “How many children do you have?”  “Do you know where they come... Read more

April 27, 2024

When is the worst time to have car trouble? I have had car trouble many times in my life, but this was a different kind of day. This time was different. This time, I found myself relying on God. Starting the Trip Off It was going to be a great competition day. I couldn’t wait to watch my girl compete. Elly was so excited to compete and even more excited for the St. Patrick’s Day costume contest.  We planned out... Read more

April 2, 2024

Here comes Addy, running across the front of the church and almost takes out the deacon in front of the whole congregation.  She barely misses him on her way back to the pew.   Yep, that is my kid.  The one who usually draws attention to herself in some way.  No church service is complete without little Adaline Grace embarrassing her mother.   I often wonder “are they getting it?” Do my kids understand God’s love for them and how important it... Read more

April 2, 2024

“Don’t let anyone ever make you feel bad, you are doing what is best for our family” read the text my husband sent me at work. Curious to what this was about, the next text popped through with a podcast link and encouragement to listen when I could. So, of course, being the extremely patient person I am, I immediately turned on the podcast while eating my breakfast at my desk because, multi-tasking mom here.  Working Mom Judgment Since I... Read more

April 2, 2024

I trip over the stool in the bathroom, half asleep, after being kicked half the night by a pint size dictator and notice the lid is off the toothpaste, again.   Why?  Why is it so hard to put the lid back on the toothpaste?   I replace the lid and leave the bathroom, quickly realizing that I had completely forgotten the original reason I went into the bathroom, which is pretty typical. This is what happens before I have my morning... Read more

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