3 Things I Wish I Had Known About My First Baby

I still remember that positive pregnancy test...tiptoeing back to the bedroom and trying to quiet my excited, pounding heart while I waited for my sweet husband to wake up. From the moment I shared our life-changing news with him, pure joy and anticipation filled our home. Every day was spent counting down the days--first, the … Continue reading 3 Things I Wish I Had Known About My First Baby

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No Regrets.

If I think about it, there are a lot of circumstances I might regret as a mom--how I handled something, how I responded--the list might fill a book. But I'm convinced I'm supposed to live with no regrets--especially when it comes to motherhood. And I'm convinced you can live with no regrets too. The New … Continue reading No Regrets.

I’m Married to Jack from This is Us…And I Know His Secret

The brilliance of the show This is Us is the use of universal themes. We can all relate to parts of the show--if not all of it--at times. Tragedy mixed with normal life, relationships stretched to breaking points, and family dynamics that resemble our own: there's literally something for everyone. It's downright brilliant. Jack and … Continue reading I’m Married to Jack from This is Us…And I Know His Secret

Photoshopped

Have you read the story about the family whose pictures were touched up so badly that they don't look human anymore? We all giggled with a tiny shriek of horror as we saw the cartoon-like faces. I mean, one can't help but wonder what that photographer was thinking. And now, bless her heart, she is … Continue reading Photoshopped

3 Practical Ways to Keep Christ in Christmas

The struggle is real. No kiddin'. Between the classroom Christmas parties and programs and events and potlucks---it's no wonder we (moms) feel like we lose the meaning of Christmas every year.  It's as if culture says, "Moms, you aren't busy enough.  Let's add the pressure of special events, shopping, traffic, baking, memory-making, and volunteering to … Continue reading 3 Practical Ways to Keep Christ in Christmas