The Secret to Raising Thankful Children

Thankful. Grateful. Blessed. We hear these words a lot this time of year. The holidays are a great time to be intentional in teaching our children to have thankful attitudes. There are so many fun activities that you can do with little ones to focus on being grateful. At my house this year, we are … Continue reading The Secret to Raising Thankful Children

21 Days of Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Day is less than three short weeks away. Before we get too busy planning, grocery shopping, and cooking turkeys and pumpkin pies, I thought it would be nice to stop and reflect on what it means to be truly thankful. First, and most importantly, we need to recognize the one who should be the … Continue reading 21 Days of Thanksgiving

The Best Present is Your Presence

October is an important month in my life. It means so much to me because it was on two different October days that God blessed me with my sons. This year, on their birthdays, they will be 3 and 5 years old. They are still very young, but the years are definitely going by way … Continue reading The Best Present is Your Presence

A Priceless Gift

There are days that start out like any other, until we get hit with a lesson about life we never saw coming. That’s what happened to me on that ordinary Wednesday morning. I wasn’t prepared for the emotions I was about to feel or what I was going to learn when I opened up my … Continue reading A Priceless Gift

Fully Known, Freely Forgiven, Forever Loved

Have you ever sat in a room filled with people and felt completely alone? Or have you looked over at a family member or friend you have known for years and wondered if you really know each other at all? In this busy season of motherhood, we are almost never actually by ourselves. Yet ironically, … Continue reading Fully Known, Freely Forgiven, Forever Loved

Go Take A Hike

The glory of God's creation is all around us. All we have to do is stop and open our eyes to take it in. One of my favorite ways to introduce my kids to concepts about God and His character is simply to look around at the amazing world He has made for us. There … Continue reading Go Take A Hike

Working the Night Shift

Once you become a mother your life will never be the same. If you’ve been a mom for more than a few minutes, than you know that one of the biggest changes and challenges is what happens to your sleep...or rather lack of sleep! It’s starts as soon as you bring that precious bundle home. … Continue reading Working the Night Shift