Claiming God’s Promises When Prayer Is Answered In A Different Way Than We Hoped


I'm a Work in Progresss, Parenting

Last Wednesday, our son had an allergic reaction to peanut butter. Peanut butter we gave him, knowing he may have a reaction. Wait. What? Let’s backup a bit. Our son was diagnosed with a peanut and tree nut allergy shortly after his first birthday. We quickly became Epi-Pen carrying, label-reading, question-asking protectors of our son. […]

November 9, 2017

A Little Girl And A Big School Bus – Embracing The Moments (And Emotions) That Remind Us Our Children Are Growing Up


Parenting

Two weeks ago our four year old sunshine girl climbed the stairs of a school bus for the first time. Unexpected mom-emotions threatened to overtake me as my mind raced with thoughts of all she would experience – good and bad – while away from me. She’s growing up. She rocked 3’s preschool and has […]

September 26, 2017

I am THAT Allergy Mama: Thank You For Answering My Food Allergy '20 Questions' Before We Get Together


Parenting

I am continually amazed by friends and family in our lives who go above and beyond to ensure our son is safe. Thank you for texting me ingredient labels, discussing the menu, and for graciously answering my questions time and time again. We are so grateful for all of you.

September 6, 2017

That Time I Got A Speeding Ticket – Teaching Kids About Grace


I'm a Work in Progresss, Parenting

Exactly 3 days after the accident with sunshine girl’s finger and the Epi-Pen, I had another humbling experience. A speeding ticket. My first one. In the mini van. With all three kids. In the aftermath of the Epi-Pen accident, I wasn’t feeling like the best mom. I was actively fighting for joy from some pretty heavy mom-guilt. […]

August 28, 2017

How To Stay Sane While Grocery Shopping With Three Kids


Parenting

I love going to the store with all three children. Wait. No. Just. No. While some may love shopping with a pack of squirming, squealing and wandering children, I prefer to go alone. As a stay-at-home mom of three, the likelihood of solo-shopping glory is slim. Especially in the summer when school is out. While […]

August 22, 2017