3 Things I’ve Learned Along the Way

3 Things I’ve Learned Along the Way

10 Years! 10 years is a long time to live in one place. It’s hard to leave 10 years worth of experiences, friendships and comfort behind. As youth are graduating all over the nation, our little family is, in a sense, graduating too.  We are moving on to a new...
What Wakes You Up in the Morning?

What Wakes You Up in the Morning?

When you wake up in the morning what is the first thing you do… Hit the snooze button for just a few more minutes of sleep? Rush in to squelch a squabble in the kitchen? Roll onto your knees for morning prayers? Jump into the shower and start checking things off...
Happiest Place in the Home

Happiest Place in the Home

We’ve all been there, right? We call everyone in for dinner and then it begins: “Do I have to eat this?” “I don’t like this stuff.” “I wanted the blue cup!!” “I don’t want to sit by him.” (You remind...
Live with Joy

Live with Joy

I was out of town a couple of weeks ago giving me the chance to attend the adult class at church (oh! how I miss that class!).  I believe there was a message I specifically needed to hear in that lesson that day, making the timing of my trip seem not coincidental....
A Real Mom’s Happily Ever After

A Real Mom’s Happily Ever After

Are you living your dream? A Real Mom’s Happily Ever After! From the time I was ten years old I had wanted to be a mommy.  I had my kids’ names planned out (and even my husband’s!), I would hold every baby I could at any church function, and babysitting was a...