Staying Hopeful in the Hard Stuff => When Belief Takes Work

For as long as I can remember, I've been a believer in God working in my life. I just knew that He had a plan all along and was going before me, marking my path. Even when the foundation shook beneath me as a little girl, hope came easily after wading through the divorce of … Continue reading Staying Hopeful in the Hard Stuff => When Belief Takes Work

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You Do You [A 6 Day Brave Moms – Strong Families Challenge]

If you are the mom to a house full of noise, a grandmother investing in her family, the friend of a mom (we see you - helping us keep our cool), or an empty nest momma who is cheering for grown kids...you know that perfect never comes - but today is waiting right? We've all … Continue reading You Do You [A 6 Day Brave Moms – Strong Families Challenge]

Pressing On When We Don’t Have All the Answers

There are a couple of things that you'll want to know about me. First, is that I hear God loud and clear in the mountains! Secondly, my favorite thing about taking a road trip is not the talking...it's actually the not talking. With the baby of the family strapped in the cars-seat and entertained by...not me, it … Continue reading Pressing On When We Don’t Have All the Answers

This Thing Called Motherhood And Why You Matter

The second he closed his eyes, his tiny hand grew limp and let go of mine. I tip-toed out of his room, carefully avoiding freshly built train tracks, perfectly lined up hot wheels, and the pile of wet clothes from our sprinkler play. I had to smile at how much I love being a mom. … Continue reading This Thing Called Motherhood And Why You Matter

When Momma Misses Out On Easter

The family was up early getting ready to celebrate Easter morning like usual. Clothes laid out, hair fixed a little more carefully, and sifting through all the treats left out for five kids on the dining room table. I was finding the fun in new white jeans, a bright blue shirt, and finally some sandals in … Continue reading When Momma Misses Out On Easter

The Ministry of the Slow Mom

Re-heated coffee in hand and clean clothes in the other, I made the announcement to let the family know I was about to have an appointment with one of the basic human needs - clean. "Guys - I need you to watch the baby please, I'm taking a shower...but I'll be super quick!" As soon … Continue reading The Ministry of the Slow Mom

When We Are A Stressed Mess

I was having one of those moments in the kitchen this week while getting ready for the day, in an effort to keep up with my toddler making a bee line for the front door. As the coffee was brewing, I reached down to put my socks on and in this moment, a familiar stress … Continue reading When We Are A Stressed Mess