faith

Daring to Hope, Finding God’s Goodness in the Broken and the Beautiful, Book Review

As an author and blogger I often get opportunities that are too good to pass over. Recently I had the opportunity to become part of the launch team for Katie Davis Majors new book, “Daring to Hope.”  Katie authored the book, “Katie’s Kisses,” about her life and mission’s work in Uganda. Katie was an eighteen… Continue reading Daring to Hope, Finding God’s Goodness in the Broken and the Beautiful, Book Review

faith · parenting

Are You a People Pleaser?

We have all been rejected.  It hurts. Some rejections are easier to get over than others. Rejection stinks.  Nobody wants to be rejected, but if you are a people-pleaser like me it can make the ‘offense’ so much worse. People-pleasers tend to dwell on things that don’t matter in the long run. I hash over details… Continue reading Are You a People Pleaser?

faith · parenting · Uncategorized

Mom, mom, mommy, mother?

MOM! MOM! MOM! Kid #1 “Mom, mom, mommy” Kid #3 interrupting kid #1, “MOM!” Kid #6 “Mommy, mommy, mommy, mommy” (interrupting all the others) Me:” Quit mommying me to death.” Kid #1 “Mom?” Me: “I changed my name. I will no longer answer to anything you previously called me” Kids: “To what? Mommy, mom, mother,… Continue reading Mom, mom, mommy, mother?

parenting · Peace and quiet?

Cherish These Days…For They Go By Too Quickly

Nobody tells you that once you become a mother you lose all sense of privacy and noise becomes part of the equation. The more children you have the potential for more noise increases.  My husband and I have six children and my hearing has been dulled. What did you just say?  I cannot hear you!… Continue reading Cherish These Days…For They Go By Too Quickly