Christian Living · Parenting · Personal

Education, Salvation, & The Sovereignty of God

Today we registered our 5 year old for Kindergarten at our local public school. It would be an understatement to say I wrestled with this decision. When our son  turned 4, I was already overwhelmed with the thought of choosing the “right” educational path for him. The pressure is on to make sure you don’t… Continue reading Education, Salvation, & The Sovereignty of God

Motherhood · Parenting

5 Ways To Prepare For Parenthod

Today, I broke up about 1/4 million fights, wiped bottoms approximately 300,000 times, and cleaned up more crumbs and spilt milk than a confetti explosion after the super bowl. I pulled kids down from refrigerators, tackled a mountain of laundry as tall as Everest, and with the moves of a ninja made my way through… Continue reading 5 Ways To Prepare For Parenthod

Culture · Motherhood · Parenting

Moms, You’re Not A Ghost

It seems like the whole country watches the new hit NBC series This Is Us. I too am a fan and have latched onto the storyline and the characters with the deepest endearment. Their stories have stretched my emotions and captured my heart. It’s true that most episodes require some tissues (…or maybe the whole… Continue reading Moms, You’re Not A Ghost

Children · Culture · Parenting

The BBC Dad Interview And The Nature Of Children

The video of the father whose children casually invaded his office while he was being interviewed by BBC has been the talk of social media. I was falling out of my chair laughing as I watched. THIS WAS REAL LIFE. The beauty of live TV is laid bare when life continues uncensored in all its… Continue reading The BBC Dad Interview And The Nature Of Children

Children · Motherhood · Parenting

A Mom Of Boys: Seeing Potential In Boyish Traits 

“It’s a boy!” We heard this phrase 4 times. Each moment of walking into the ultrasound room, we anxiously awaited the news of our baby’s gender. Baby #1 – BOY! Baby #2 – BOY! And then the unexpected news of twins! Would our ratio be evened out? Would girls become a part of our family… Continue reading A Mom Of Boys: Seeing Potential In Boyish Traits 

Bible · Motherhood · Parenting

The Dark Days Of Motherhood & The Light That Overcomes

I remember the days before I became a mom. The days where my thoughts on children revolved more around how I would decorate their nursery and what cute outfits would adorn their pink, plump, little bodies than the day in and day out duties of motherhood. We dream of snuggles, sweet lullabies, and love unimaginable.… Continue reading The Dark Days Of Motherhood & The Light That Overcomes