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

I'm a Work in Progresss, Parenting

After praying for our son to be healed from life-threatening food allergies for 6 years, God answered our prayer in a different way than we hoped. What do we do now? Last Wednesday, our son had an allergic reaction to peanut butter. Peanut butter we gave him, knowing he may have a reaction. What? Let’s […]

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

Parenting

Parenting is full of emotion fueled moments, when we realize our children are growing up and stepping a little further into the world. These moments remind us that we cannot control our kids or their experiences. Two weeks ago our four year old sunshine girl climbed the stairs of a school bus for the first […]

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

I'm a Work in Progresss, Parenting

In our most humbling moments as moms, we have an opportunity to teach our kids about grace. I’m so thankful that God gives an opportunity to show our kids how we need grace too when we mess things up. Exactly 3 days after the accident with sunshine girl’s finger and the Epi-Pen, I had another humbling […]

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How To Stay Sane While Grocery Shopping With Three Kids

Parenting

While some may love grocery shopping with a pack of squirming, squealing and wandering children, I prefer to go alone. Since we can’t always grocery shop alone, I’d like to share my best tips for staying sane on a group outing.  I love going to the store with all three children. Wait. No. Just. No. […]

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Hello, Fall. I've Been Waiting For You – 5 Reasons This Mama Loves Fall


Practice Gratitude

Hello, fall. I’ve been waiting for you. By far, Fall is my favorite time of year. This year, the Minnesota weather has been cooler than normal, so it started feeling like fall in late August. While some are still mourning the loss of summer…I am celebrating fall. 5 Reasons This Mama Loves Fall ALL. The. […]

September 13, 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

In our most humbling moments as moms, we have an opportunity to teach our kids about grace. I’m so thankful that God gives an opportunity to show our kids how we need grace too when we mess things up. Exactly 3 days after the accident with sunshine girl’s finger and the Epi-Pen, I had another humbling […]

August 28, 2017

How To Stay Sane While Grocery Shopping With Three Kids


Parenting

While some may love grocery shopping with a pack of squirming, squealing and wandering children, I prefer to go alone. Since we can’t always grocery shop alone, I’d like to share my best tips for staying sane on a group outing.  I love going to the store with all three children. Wait. No. Just. No. […]

August 22, 2017

First Day of School Sign Free Printable (with Matching Last Day of School Signs) for Preschool through 12th Grade


DIY

Can you believe kids are heading back to school already? For me, this summer has flown by. Are you ready?  One of my favorite things to do on the first day of school is snap a quick picture of each child with a sign telling what grade they are in. The photos are cute, but […]

August 15, 2017