Cultivating a Love That Lasts (Book Review)

Love That Lasts by Jefferson and Alyssa Bethke is a fresh look at God’s design for love, dating, marriage and sex. Although both raised in a Christian culture, the Bethkes had different outlooks on relationships and marriage that didn’t exactly line up with God’s design as outlined in His Word. … Click here to read entire post…

5 Reasons To Embrace Your Season (Poop, Snot, Eye Rolls & All!)

“Enjoy this time, it will fly by quickly.” “Don’t be too quick to rush it, it goes by fast.” “Oh, I remember those days. They were awesome. I miss them so much.” How many times, as a mom, have these well-meaning sentiments been tossed in your direction? How many times … Click here to read entire post…

Listen Up, My Christian Brothers and Sisters: We Need To Do Better!

I have sat down at my laptop countless times this past month to write an election post. Each time, the screen stared back at me with its blinking cursor as I tried to formulate coherent thoughts that would translate well into words and into your hearts. I was unable to. … Click here to read entire post…

Like It Or Not, You Are Raising An Original

Please note, this post contains an affiliate link. For my full disclosure policy, please click here. Isn’t that some food for thought? There is certainly more where that came from. Check it out. A couple of weeks before its release on September 13th, I was contacted by email by the … Click here to read entire post…

Why It Is A Blessing To Squeeze In Just One More Thing This Month

“Tsk, tsk, tsk…” Mrs. Unger made a noise as she looked at me with a scowl and squashed my hair down flat, only to have it bounce back up again, not a hair out of place, when she released her hand. To be fair, it was the late 80s, era … Click here to read entire post…

Diary of An All Boy Mom: Entry 3: Bees, Loogies and Pokemon

I am so tired of parenting today. I know that sounds really, really bad. But I am so over it. Today was one of those days that my boys were at each other from the time they got up until…well, they still are. It’s 9:32pm (to be precise) and they … Click here to read entire post…

Just a Reminder: Jesus Changes Everything

  As I closed my eyes, I gripped the sweaty hands of my kiddos, who were sitting on their knees along each side of me. I stole a peak at the both of them, as well as my 18 year old cousin, who was holding each of their hands as … Click here to read entire post…

25 Free (or Almost Free) Things To Do With The Kids This Summer

It’s gorgeous out today! Along with the beautiful weather, school is also out for the summer in New Jersey. In fact, the kiddos and I were finished work and school three weeks ago. I absolutely love the blessing of being off with my kiddos in the summer. I love to … Click here to read entire post…

Diary of An All Boy Mom Entry 2: Bowling, Disrespect & Mama Tantrums at DD

  To read my diary introduction and more entries, please click here. Entry 2: Bowling, Disrespect & Mama Tantrums at DD Sigh. It’s been a rough couple of days with my 10 year old. Really. Rough. It started this past Saturday at the kiddo’s  youth bowling league end of season party. … Click here to read entire post…