Fill Their Cups

Fill Their Cups

Earlier this week, I was tucking Big Brother into bed and we were having our nightly recap where he tells me all of his “favorites” for that day. He had been especially sweet, helpful, and kind to his brother this…

Our Love is Enough

Our Love is Enough

Have you every wondered what exactly a ‘good mom’ is? And more importantly, have you doubted that you are one? I’m over at MomLife Today. Here’s a short snippet: I’ve been struggling lately with this debilitating feeling that I’m doing…

Women and Competition

Women and Competition

Women. Competition. It seems that these two words tend to go hand-in-hand in our society these days. Whether we’re attempting to look better, have a more beautifully-decorated home, or be a better mother than every other woman…we’re paralyzing our effectiveness through…

Head Above Water

Head Above Water

  Sometimes I feel like my purpose for the entire day is just to keep my head above water…to keep my kids from injuring themselves, keep myself from yelling at them constantly, keep the house from being destroyed or set…

Smile!

Smile!

  “Mommy, I love you.” “Thank you, Buddy. I love you too!” “Does that make you smile, Mommy? When I tell you that I love you?” “Yes, baby. It makes me smile REALLY big.”   This was just a small…

Road Map

Road Map

Do you ever wish you had a road map to life? I certainly do! I could also use a guide, an instruction manual, and an endless supply of energy bars to keep me going…thank you very much. Wouldn’t it be…