Every little girl dreams of growing up, finding Prince Charming, having a beautiful fairy-tale wedding and living happily ever after! My husband and I just celebrated our 28th anniversary and while we’ve had fairy-tale moments, I can’t say that our life together has always been a fairy-tale. You may be newly married or have been […]
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 tempted 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 […]
Today is August 25th and this day is quite significant in my Lyme journey. It’s the anniversary of my Lyme diagnosis.
I’ll never forget the flood of emotion that washed over me when a friend told me that I was a great Mom. I was surprised by the tears that welled up in my eyes. I didn’t feel like a great Mom. I felt like a failure.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
It’s inevitable that we’re going to face tough times in our lives. In fact, we’re all living in one of three places in life. We are either living in a trial right now, coming out of one or about to go into one! The most important thing about walking through these difficult times is how […]
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 […]