6 Ways To Reclaim JOY When Stuck In Mom-Guilt


I'm a Work in Progresss, Parenting

Why do we carry mom-guilt? Fixating on sharp words and mistakes steals our joy. We can kick mom-guilt to the curb to reclaim joy. Will you join me? Some days do not go as planned. Some days are filled with joy and success but as night falls, I find myself dwelling on my failure – […]

June 30, 2017

Doubt


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I never doubted that Jesus was ABLE to prevent our children’s pain.
I never doubted He was ABLE to heal them at any time. 
We prayed and prayed. Both children were healed in His unique way, and in His time. But not in OUR Time.
So I doubted His love. 

June 13, 2017

The One Whom Jesus Loved


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This year I’ve been studying the book of John with Bible Study Fellowship (BSF). Reading John’s account of Jesus’ life, one particular truth stands out. John refers to himself as ‘the disciple whom Jesus loved‘. (John 13:23, 19:26, 21:20) The one Jesus loved. Years ago, reading this for the first time, John seemed kind of arrogant to […]

April 5, 2017

It Takes A Village To Raise A Child With Food Allergies – Thank You For Keeping Our Kids Safe Even When You Don’t Understand Allergies


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During a recent grocery store trip, I overheard a fellow mom on her cell phone. She was asking what on earth to buy in the bakery section for her child’s class room birthday treat. It needed to be peanut free. She went on to say she didn’t understand why, if peanut wasn’t on the label, she couldn’t buy it. […]

February 7, 2017

To The Weary Mama of Sick Kids


I'm a Work in Progresss, Parenting

Hello mama of sick kids. I woke up this morning weary after getting very little sleep. Our 8 month old has an ear infection and pneumonia. After trying to rock, cradle, nurse and soothe her to sleep for hours, I gave up around midnight. In all honesty, I was getting frustrated with the situation, and with her. […]

January 24, 2017