Are you struggling to keep up with all the responsibilities you have as a wife and mom? Has your jammed packed schedule ever caused you to stop and think about how mothers from the past “mothered” their children?
When you are diagnosed with late-stage (chronic) Lyme disease there are many things you might be temped to do but there are at least 5 things you ABSOLUTELY MUST NOT do.
I clearly remember the day I was diagnosed with Lyme disease. It was in 2009 after a two-year-long journey of visiting doctor after doctor and suffering from very scary and very disabling symptoms. I remember the deep emotions that swept over me because of finally being validated and [Read more…]
I woke up at 5 am this morning, not able to sleep because of pain. I can usually get comfortable and go back to sleep but not today. Rather than lie there in misery I decided to get up, grab my Bible, a cup of coffee, and a pile of blankets and head to the deck for some quiet time.
If you’re a mom I would guess that at one time or another you’ve felt “mom guilt”.
You know, mom guilt, like when you disciplined your child only to find out later he didn’t do what you thought he did. Or when you forgot a very important activity and your child had her heart set on going and she cried for hours because she missed it. [Read more…]
Have you ever visited a blog and wondered how they came up with their blog name? Or maybe you’re like me, it doesn’t cross your mind but you just think to yourself, “Oh that’s a nice blog name,” or “what were they thinking?”.
As I was rebranding my blog there were a few things that were really important for me to keep, like my butterfly. To me, a butterfly signifies hope and that’s what I’ve always wanted to communicate to those who read my blog. [Read more…]
It’s the beginning of a new homeschool year for us and we’re already in the full swing of things.
Each new year, we start off slowly and really try to enjoy it. On the first day, we pull out all the school books and supplies and sit together taking in all the sights and smells of our new things. Come on now, you know you love the smell of new books, I sure do.
We try to enjoy our first week as much as possible and then proceed to do only a few subjects a day. By the second week, the kids are completing each subject and we continue to tweak our schedule.