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

When the Fun Is Over – Strategies For Day-After-Fun Blues


Parenting, Practice Gratitude

The fourth of July this year was SO. Much. Fun! Our neighbors rented a bounce house and we had a large neighborhood gathering with water, fun and food. Kids in swim suits were running freely between backyards. It was a day of giggles, sun, water and all. the. FUN. An amazing day ended with bug […]

July 5, 2017

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

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


I'm a Work in Progresss

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