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…

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…

1*2*3 Magic Approach To Disciplining Your ADHD Child

  This is a fantastic article that gives you an overview of the 1*2*3 Magic method of disciplining your ADHD child, developed by Dr. Phelan. More background info on Dr. Phelan is found in the article link. I first heard the info when my son was diagnosed at duPont. It’s … Click here to read entire post…

Diary of An All Boy Mom Entry 1: Laughter, Dares & Broken Noses

  To read my diary introduction and more entries, please click here. Entry 1: Laughter, Dares & Broken Noses The following moment of joy occurred about a month ago. My oldest is 13 1/2 and my youngest just turned 10 in March. They are at that  wonderful stage where they … Click here to read entire post…

Unstuffed: Uncluttering Your Heart, Mind & Soul Part 2

  This post contains an affiliate link at the end. For my full disclosure policy, please click here. Last week, in Part 1 of my three part series called, “Unstuffed: Cluttering Your Heart, Mind and Soul,” based on the new book of the same name by Ruth Soukup, I shared  … Click here to read entire post…

How Can We Delight In the Sabbath Without Getting Lost In the Rush of the Day?

  This post contains affiliate links. For my full disclosure policy, please click here. Jeff Bethke closes out his latest book, “It’s Not What You Think: Why Christianity Is About So Much More Than Going To Heaven When You Die,” by saying, “…By the time you reach the last page, … Click here to read entire post…