We Don’t Have To Be Mom Enough


Parenting

There is freedom in admitting only God is enough. Then we can place our problems, and our children’s problems, in His capable hands. We stop living in reaction to circumstances, rest in His peace and hope in things unseen. As we trust God, seeking His will in our hardest circumstances, He gives new perspective of impossible problems. His eternal perspective.

January 9, 2019

100 Spontaneous Summer Bucket List Ideas


Parenting

In the past, over scheduling left our family tired. This summer, I hope for balance; a mix of scheduled and spontaneous activities from this bucket list. Are you an over-planner or under-planner? Often, we get stuck in a rut and do nothing. Nothing is great once in a while, but we need to get out […]

June 21, 2018

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?

June 30, 2017

Gifts Moms With Little Ones Will Love


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Whether she’s your mom, wife, friend, or daughter, here’s some gift ideas a mom in your life will love. thisgratefulmama.com

December 12, 2016

Kindergarten Happens.


Parenting

School supplies, backpacks, and school forms – we have them all. Obviously, I knew it was coming. And yet… How. Did. This. Happen? In just one week our oldest child will begin kindergarten. And he is so excited. So ready. While we can savor these last few days at home together, Kindergarten is happening – whether I am ready or […]

August 31, 2016