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. 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 […]

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

Caring for a newborn and older children is a big job. Every mom can use a little help. Who will you help? A Big Job If you’re a mom of more than one child, you have experienced the challenge of taking care of yourself, a newborn, and your older children. There is nothing quite like […]

July 18, 2016

8 Life Lessons We Can Take Away From An Injury


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A physical injury requires us to slow down and put in the effort and discipline to recover. 8 life lessons we can take away from an injury. It Starts Small This summer I experienced some discomfort in my leg, lower back and hip. It wasn’t really painful, but it was bothersome when driving, walking or trying […]

October 19, 2015

One Simple Rule For Whining


Parenting

Whining happens. Especially when children are tired, hungry or bored. One rule has been 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 I can help you right now. Whatever […]

July 22, 2015