To The Mama In Her 30s…From The Mama In Her 40s…

  There is a fire burning from somewhere deep within me. I can barely contain its heat. It’s not the Holy Spirit, friends. Although, at times I have felt the warmth of His Spirit dwelling within me, this is not that day. I am talking about the burning within that … Click here to read entire post…

The Teens’ Guide To Social Media and Mobile Devices (Book Review)

Please note, this post contains an affiliate link. For my full disclosure policy, please click here. The Teen’s Guide To Social Media & Mobile Devices: 21 Tips To Wise Posting In An Insecure World, by Jonathan McKee, is a must have for any parent and teen. Although aimed at teens, … Click here to read entire post…

Let The Small, Irritating Stuff Go And Focus On What Matters

God has a great way of redirecting you, doesn’t He? I have a lot of pet peeves, like people going the wrong way in the Walmart parking lot, and then giving me the stink eye (or another unkind gesture…) because they can’t get by me. The nerve! However, what really … Click here to read entire post…

God Gave Us Family (Children’s Book Review)

Please note, this post contains an affiliate link. For my full disclosure policy, please click here. God Gave Us Family, by Lisa Tawn Bergren, is the latest installment of the bestselling God Gave Us You series. This book features beautiful and engaging illustrations by David Holm. His artwork adds detail … Click here to read entire post…

5 Things I Learned My First Year Homeschooling

Today marks the thirteenth day of my second year of homeschooling my youngest son, who is in the sixth grade. My son is happy, thriving and enjoying the whole process of learning. However, if you were a fly on the wall this time last year, you would have witnessed a … Click here to read entire post…

Why We Need To Safe Guard Our Busy

“We live in a culture that glorifies busy. Our culture equates busy and fast with importance and success.” This is what Shauna Neiquist told my women’s Bible study group a couple of weeks ago, via her video study, “Living Life Together.” Well, this is paraphrased from the notes that I took … 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…