The Absolutely Best Gift You Can Give Your Kids

My daughter celebrated her 7th birthday today.  As all parents, I want to give her something that she will love and will make her so happy.  Just like you want for your child. Yet, I’ve learned over the years, that what our children need from us is nothing that is

Could Mom-Guilt Actually Be Useful?

  “When I become a mommy I’m not going to be like you.” said my 6-year-old as I cuddled her to sleep last night. “What do you mean?” I asked. “When I’m a mommy, I will be at the bus stop to pick up my kids from school and make

Just A Little Grace

  I failed a little today. As I sit in my dark bedroom with just the flicker of a candle for a light, I reflect back on my day.  It has been a great day, filled with laughter, a family trip for ice cream and time spent with friends. But

Inviting God into my mothering changed everything

(This post may contain affiliate links.  All thoughts and opinions are solely mine.) Between the dishes, laundry, doctor’s appointments and dinner menus, life can seem overwhelming.  Add to all this, the desire to raise children who are blessings to others, and it seem down right exhausting. The enemy of perfectionism