What God Says When We Can’t Do It All


I'm a Work in Progresss

Some days make it abundantly clear that I can’t do it all, leaving me on my knees praying to God for help. Chaos describes this morning best. I’m glad no one but God could see me – like a chicken with her head cut off, running around, struggling against the clock to pack lunches, make breakfast and […]

June 1, 2018

Infant Silent Reflux Is NOT Silent – 5 Ways to Help Older Children Cope


Parenting

Adding a baby to the family is a big adjustment. For everyone. And when that baby hurts and has perhaps more needs than some other babies do, it can be an even greater adjustment. The newest sweet addition to our family has silent reflux and had a tongue tie and lip tie that caused feeding issues which […]

October 5, 2016

10 Practical Helps For A Mom With A Newborn and Older Children


Parenting

In the past 2 months since our third child was born, we have gratefully received help from family, neighbors and friends. Help from others has been key to helping our family adjust and survive. You guys, we have been so blessed! I’d like to share 10 of my favorite ways people have helped our family. […]

July 18, 2016

Lessons Learned From An Achey-Breaky Hip – 8 Life Lessons We Can Take Away From An Injury


I'm a Work in Progresss

This summer I had some discomfort in my leg, lower back and hip. It wasn’t really painful, but bothersome when driving, walking or trying to sleep on my side. Then, one Saturday, part of my leg went numb, scaring the bejeebers out of me. I expected the worst – a pinched nerve with a long recovery and lifting […]

October 19, 2015

One Simple Rule For Whining


Parenting

Although whining still occurs at our house when children are tired, hungry or bored, one simple rule has been the most effective in turning things around. Whining does not get us what we want. Whining for food? Not getting any. At least not yet. Whining to go outside? Staying inside, for now. Bored and whining? I don’t think […]

July 22, 2015