Motherhood · Toddler Life

Trading Lies for the Truth: breaking free from the lie that perfect parenting = perfect children

Motherhood was a scary job to step into. I had worked with many kids, so I knew how to keep them alive, but what I didn’t know was how to shape and guide them throughout their lives. My own childhood was marred by an abusive, hypocritical father and left me traumatized of being the same… Continue reading Trading Lies for the Truth: breaking free from the lie that perfect parenting = perfect children

Bible in a Year · Motherhood

Read the Bible in a Year Printables!

"But in your hearts honor Christ the Lord as holy, always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you; yet do it with gentleness and respect." - 1 Peter 3:15 I'm doing an in-depth study with ladies in our military community on… Continue reading Read the Bible in a Year Printables!

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What’s in Our Tea Time Basket

The tea is almost finished seeping and my kids are gobbling up their snack while I read to them. There are many interruptions, frequently do I get up to do or get something that was forgotten, things spill and the kids have a hard time focusing. Even still, those sweet small moments gathered around our… Continue reading What’s in Our Tea Time Basket

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My Journey to Health in 2017- Part 1

I wrestled with the blog post a lot over the past week. Writing and re-writing. My goal in this post is not to sound superior, not to bash others, and not to be self-righteous sounding as I share my journey to getting healthy and loosing so much weight this past year. While food has become… Continue reading My Journey to Health in 2017- Part 1

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Gospel Centered Advent Calendar for Kids

Now that Luke is a little older I am so excited to start some advent traditions with him! For the longest time I thought advent just referred to those little chocolate countdown calendars that my mom refused to buy (smart lady). But it’s so much more than that! Advent is about preparing our hearts for… Continue reading Gospel Centered Advent Calendar for Kids

Motherhood · Toddler Life

The Dreaded Potty Training

The thought of potty training is the bane of every mother out there. And for good reason! You’re attempting to teach another tiny and generally unreasonable human being where to have their bowel movements. It’s gross, it’s frustrating, it’s just plain rough going into it. But you can do this! Just keep reminding yourself that… Continue reading The Dreaded Potty Training