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
No, I’m sorry, I just can’t. I already do all the things. I had a conversation not that long ago with someone I care for who asked me to […]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
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 it’s good to go ahead and have the argument, even when you think you already know what the other person will say. They may just surprise you.Read more