Our beautiful Lydia joined our family two weeks ago, but it feels like she’s always been a part of our little family of five. Her quick entrance into this world, however, left us in a bit of shock, disbelief and filled with joy. It’s a raw, messy, redemptive story and I’m excited to share our… Continue reading Lydia’s Homebirth Story
We have been spending so many summer evenings and mornings at the beach or pool with friends! I've teamed up with several of my favorite mama bloggers to cultivate a collection of tips/products to help your days at the water go smoothly . I hope this is post and the ones we have going up in… Continue reading Summer Favorites – At the Water!
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
"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!
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
In case you missed it- Part one is here. Truth be told I’m not the best THMer out there, which is why I’ve been so hesitant to even write this post. I don’t always get the chance to eat every three hours, I’m terrible at remembering to snack and other than corn I never… Continue reading How I lost 70+ pounds- part 2
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