Moving, Homelessness and Cancer: How God Provides in the Chaos of Our Life

Some days I am in need of encouragement. That encouragement can come in all forms. From a friend, to a scripture verse, or even something my kid does. But today it came in the form of remembering.

Today as I finally got to sit in silence the Lord brought back to mind how much has happened since March. Nothing, and I mean NOTHING, has happened as we thought it would.

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Today was NOT a good day…but at least my 2 year old wipes his face

Today has NOT been a good day. It’s one of those days where by 1pm I am just proclaiming, “I am DONE with this day!” Do you feel me?

It started with a child coughing most of the night, waking up late and rushing to get the eldest to school on time. I came back home to finish getting myself, my younger two boys and the house ready for the day. For some reason I wanted to be sure the house was somewhat show ready in case I got a text from the realtor asking to show the house while at Bible Study. [Continue reading…]

Big Life Changes and No More Babies

Something happened the end of January when my youngest turned 2. It’s as if the clouds lifted and all of a sudden I had all this bandwidth I hadn’t had in a long time. My baby was no longer a baby. He was a little boy and his development took off. He is so much […]

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Enjoying the Holidays: 9 tips for Families of Children with Special Needs

The holidays can be fun, but they can add stress to the lives of children with special needs. Do you have a family member with special needs? Maybe a nephew, niece, cousin or it could even be your own child. My boys do not have special needs, or at least any I am aware of, […]

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A Little Perspective When You Feel Discouraged

Have you ever looked out the window of an airplane? Soaring above the clouds looking down at the earth below. It’s amazing how small everything looks from up there. From the Empire State Building to the Grand Canyon they all seem tiny and not as monumentous when staring down at them from 30,000 feet. Abraham, […]

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Thrive Market GIVEAWAY!

I have loved using Thrive Market for all my pantry staples for two years now and I wanted to share it with all of you! Watch the video below and go to my Facebook page and leave a comment on the post to enter. GOOD LUCK!   Tweet

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My First Day Of Kindergarten

Today was our first day of school. I say ‘Our’ because really it’s both Little Man’s first day of kindergarten and my first day as a mom sending her kid to a full day of school. With bells and lunches and recess, the works! This isn’t like preschool at all! I think I was more […]

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Mommy Son Date to See The Amazon Premiere of The Stinky & Dirty Show

Although I was compensated to attend and share about this show all opinions are my own. Trust me guys I don’t write about stuff I don’t like. 😉 I was recently afforded the opportunity to attend the premiere party for Amazon’s brand-new series The Stinky & Dirty Show, based on the “I Stink!” book series. […]

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Why is Summer the Worst as a Mom?

Ahh Summer…those carefree days of running through sprinklers, staying up late and roasting marshmallows, playing in the sand. These are the memories that come to mind from my childhood. Summer felt freeing as a child. Free from school. Free from the strict schedule. Free from the monotony of the routine as we vacationed to fun […]

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How Using Positve Discipline and The Whole Brain Child Nipped a Meltdown in the Bud

Since my last post I have been really working on parenting in a more positive way. IN fact John and I have been taking a seven week course on Positive Discipline and the Whole Brain Child. If you haven’t heard of Positive Discipline it’s an approach to parenting that has TONS of tools to help you […]

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