• 31 verses to pray over your children

    31 Days of Praying Scripture Over Our Kids

    April 30, 2018

    As a parent, your prayers have an amazing impact on you kids! These 31 verses to pray over your children are a great place to start as you begin focusing on prayer!

    Read more
  • It's sad that it took a death to be reminded of the importance of capturing memories

    The Importance of Capturing Memories

    April 11, 2018

    Thanks you Canvas Factory for sponsoring this post After the passing of my dad, one of the tasks I was given was to put together the video slideshow for the memorial service.  It was definitely a difficult task – going through years of memories, listening to music that simply WAS my dad, and, unfortunately, realizing…

    Read more
  • How to parent while grieving

    How to Parent While Grieving

    March 19, 2018

    Today marks the month anniversary of my dad’s death.  The past month has been a whirlwind of emotions, activity, and thoughts.  There have been days where I’ve forgotten anything has changed and there have been days where I’m emotionally paralyzed and don’t know how to do anything, let alone take care of my precious boys. …

    Read more
  • Wading Through Grief

    March 5, 2018

    Two weeks ago today I got a phone call that changed my life completely.  My dad had unexpectedly passed away.  It’s been two weeks and my head is still spinning with thoughts, questions, grief, and anger.  We had a complicated and strained relationship but, nevertheless, I loved him and prayed daily for healing in our…

    Read more
  • A Protestant Take on Lent

    February 13, 2018

    This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GortonsMealTime #TrustGortons #CollectiveBias I grew up in a stereotypical protestant environment.  Liturgy made me squirm, seeing someone cross themselves caused me to roll my eyes a little, the idea of common prayer made me absolutely uncomfortable.  I am…

    Read more
  • What does Motherhood Teach Us About the Love of God?

    February 12, 2018

    Caleb is contentedly playing with his train set while singing Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the bed while Josiah is falling asleep in my arm – about ready for me to lay him in bed for nap time.  I look at the two of them with unbelievable love in my heart.  I’m filled with awe…

    Read more
  • Three important tips for all who are struggling with mom anxiety and depression.

    Dealing with Mom Anxiety and Depression

    January 31, 2018

    Anxiety and depression are debilitating.  Add being a mother to having anxiety and depression and it’s almost too much to handle.  I don’t keep it a secret that I struggle with anxiety and depression.  I’m passionate about overcoming the stigma of metal health disorders and firmly believe they are nothing to be ashamed of or…

    Read more
  • The "Why?" stage that every toddler goes through can be so exhausting but, if you dig down deep, there are ways to get through the "why" stage.

    Finding Joy in the “Why?” Stage

    January 5, 2018

    “Ok buddy, time to go get your shoes so mama can help put them on.” “Why?” “Because we have to go to the grocery store.” “Why?” “Because we have to go buy food so we can make dinner.” “Why?” “Because we’re going to be hungry at dinner time.” “Why?” “Because our bodies need food to…

    Read more
1 2