I’ve always been a fairly private person. Yes, I realize that sounds ridiculous coming from a woman who blogs publicly about her life and her family. However, for most of […]Read more
For those of you who aren’t aware, much of Texas has been “closed” for the last few days as we’ve had record low temperatures combined with a nice mix of […]Read more
She sat there calmly. Not crowding around the tree with her cousins and siblings, searching for a tag with her name on it. She watched it all with a small, […]Read more
I had a choice to make.
I could keep going the way I was. Putting on a brave face and trudging through the holiday. I could grudgingly go shopping, hang garland and put up lights.
Or, I could choose joy.
The well of patience had run dry a few hours before, my head was aching like the toddler had hit it with his plastic bat (which he had), and I had just watched the eight-year-old use glitter on the dining room table like she was Lil Wayne making it rain.Read more
I started this morning watching my girls get ready for church. They stood next to each other in front of the bathroom mirror, brushing their hair and talking about the […]Read more
Dear Jesus, Remember those days before my kids came along when we could spend hours together without interruption? I could study your Word, write in my prayer journal, and dig […]Read more
Her favorite words are, “you’re the best!” as she holds on with every bit of strength her little body can muster.Read more
I can’t even tell you what took over my brain because I’m pretty sure I entered a state of shock, horror, unbelief, and please help me little baby Jesus. One part of me tried to retreat to my happy place and some person I don’t really know took over and ran the show.Read more
Sometimes I’m not sure if I should feel bad for your place in the pecking order or congratulate you for being the one least likely to get in trouble.Read more