How to Stay Motivated on a Monday

This post contains affiliate links. Read my disclaimer for more information. Something terrible happened today. Something that made my Monday even more  difficult… My coffee maker broke! The nerve of this cherished appliance of mine to decide to stop working on a day that I not only value it’s presence, but I RELY on it Read More

The Mom I Never Thought I’d Be

Six months ago I was a different mother than I am today.  My life was not easy, but my days were somewhat care-free in the scheme of things. My life was full of happy chaos, joyful noise and a clear calendar ahead. I worried about trivial things that seemed to matter so much at the Read More

5 Myths About Homeschooling

This post contains affiliate links. Read my disclaimer for more information.  So if you hadn’t already figured out from the title of this post, we are officially a homeschooling family now. There are so many reasons for this new choice, which would be too lengthy to explain in this post, but the biggest reason is Read More

Motherhood Book – Living on Coffee and Prayer

All mothers live in two worlds. One world is full of laughter, joy, and precious cuddles. The other world is full of potty training, tantrums, germs, and tears. Both worlds are important, and both worlds compete for center stage. Author Christi Cazin knows that motherhood is two-fold. Her days are chocked full of diaper changes, Read More

When It Rains It Pours…Dealing with Grief

I love when it rains. I love the sound it makes as it pitter-patters on my window, I love the smell of the crisp, damp air, and of course I love any excuse to hibernate inside my cozy house for the day. Rain is important and has value. Rain serves a great purpose. I’ve been Read More

Be the Light

We live in a dark world. Politics have turned people against each other, evil has become a part of our everyday lives, and sadly God is being pushed further and further away. I, for one, can’t even begin to imagine the state of the world in future years to come. Our kids deserve a better Read More

The Secret to a Lasting Marriage

After thirteen years of marriage, I’ve finally discovered the secret to marriage. I’ve been searching for it since my newlywed days, and I’ve finally discovered it! Are you ready? It may not be what you’re hoping to hear. It’s actually quite simple if you think about it. The true secret to a lasting, loving, and Read More

Letter to a Brand New Mom

This post contains affiliate links. Read my disclaimer for more information. Dear Brand New Mommy, Congrats! Welcome to the mom club. As you’ll soon find out, motherhood is full of ups and downs. Tears, tantrums, sleep deprivation, and diapers will all become your new normal. Your job title will soon include cook, maid, milk producer, Read More

A Letter To My Weary Soul

Dear Weary, Worn Out Mother, I know you’re tired today. I know you feel like a failure. Yesterday was rough, wasn’t it? The doctor’s office made you wait too long, the shot your daughter had made her sick and fussy. You knew it wouldn’t last long, but you still felt overwhelmed by the tears. You Read More