When I was younger, my expectations for relationships and marriage were bound to be disappointing. I felt something missing from my life, a hole in my heart that longed for attention, purpose, and happy feelings. I tried to fill this hole with relationships that didn’t honor God and left me feeling more worthless than ever.
Hello everyone! I hope that you all had a wonderful Christmas! Our family made some really special memories this holiday season. Some part of Charlotte is blurry in 99% of the photos that we take of her… Even though it has been a busy, eventful month, I’ve still been working hard on
December 21, 2015 in Encouragement, Parenting
For years I have believed that my family is my ministry and that my focus should be on homemaking and training my children. About a year ago, I was listening to a speaker talk about the lie that so many of us moms believe. The speaker made me feel uncomfortable but I knew she was
December 18, 2015 in Homeschool, Parenting
Now that my oldest child is four years old, I’ve realized how Christmas can be such a magical time for children. A few days ago, I put up our Christmas decorations and right when I pulled out our snow globe the girls immediately became obsessed. The looks on their faces were priceless. Christmas is
December 11, 2015 in Encouragement, Parenting
As moms, we pour so much of ourselves into our families that it can leave us feeling exhausted. It also tends to cause us to focus on everything that we can’t do because we have so many responsibilities. But instead of focusing on ourselves, what if we looked at the brighter side of being a
It’s finally Christmas time and I’m so excited for all the memories that we will make as a family this year. Here is our bucket list for this holiday season:
Earlier this year, I joined a local, Facebook group for moms that I thought would be a great way for me to connect with other moms in my area. It did not take long before I noticed the clash of parenting methods. Now, I will admit that I would comment with my “advice” every now and
When I found out that I was pregnant with my third child, I immediately began to think about giving birth again. Since I knew what to expect, I will be honest, I was not looking forward to giving birth. I was educated on why I wanted a drug free birth but I wanted more than
Hi everyone! I’m so excited to announce that I have the privilege to be a part of the Hoodwinked Book Launch Team. Hoodwinked is written by Karen Ehman and Ruth Schwenk, and both of these ladies have been such an encouragement to me, as a mom, so I couldn’t wait to dive into this book.
Last night was one of those nights. One of my three children was up every hour all throughout the night. I gave up around 5:30 am and decided to go ahead and get up so that I could have my quiet time before the girls woke up again. It’s so easy to grumble and