Stuff those Stockings with Memories

  My #1 favorite idea EVER for a Christmas stockings stuffer is…a JOURNAL. You may be wondering WHY I’d recommend such a basic (boring?) thing. Let me explain… Buy your child(ren), yourself, and your spouse, a Christmas themed journal and … Read More

Power of a Praying Mom

Mama, are you tired? Do you ever wonder if you are failing? Do you feel like you just aren’t enough for this ‘mom’ job? Jesus understands what you are going through! He had 12 disciples and I imagine it felt … Read More

Three Cheers for Chores

Getting things done around the house is a dilemma for EVERY parent. It’s especially challenging for those of us who are (ahem)…messy. From the time my oldest son could walk and hold a broom, I started having him help around … Read More

Six Simple Ways to Encourage Your Husband

“Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins.” 1 Peter 4:8 “Want more peace in your marriage? Fire up the thankfulness, act on kindness, and then bathe your husband in mercy.” Kay Wyma   … Read More

5 Tips Start the School Year Strong

I’m a super laid back mom, which is helpful since I have four busy boys. It can also be a problem when we need to be somewhere prepared and on-time. Starting the new school year can get a little crazy … Read More

Enjoying Motherhood

“She is clothed with strength and dignity; she can laugh at the days to come.” Proverbs 31:25 NIV Being a mom is incredible, but it can also be incredibly hard. I try to get the house picked up before I … Read More

Are you Self-Propelled or God-Propelled?

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, … Read More

Focus less on WHAT and more on HOW

Most of the time when we think about our lives we think… “WHAT does God want me to do with my life?”   or “WHAT should I do for work?” or “WHAT are my talents?” or “What am I doing with … Read More