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

6 Things You Should Do Every Day to Make the Most out of Motherhood

This post contains affiliate links. Read my disclaimer for more information. I have a quote displayed in my house that reads “Let me love you a little more, before you’re not little anymore.“ How beautiful is that? It makes me want to drop what I’m doing and play on the floor with my kids. Every Read More

Giving Up On Perfect: The Secret To Joyful Motherhood

I have a secret… I am a perfectionist. That may sound like a good thing, but trust me it’s not – it’s torture. I didn’t even suspect I had this life long control issue until I became a mother. Motherhood threw me into a world that was much harder to control than I’d originally anticipated. Read More

How to Keep Your Sanity as a Parent

Through the seven years I’ve been a mother, I’ve learned a lot about parenting. I’ve learned how to survive on a minuscule amount of sleep without falling over during breakfast. I’ve learned how much my heart can immediately love another human being.  And, I’ve learned how to change a diaper abnormally fast. Mostly though, I’ve Read More