(Inside: How daily we’re reminded the best moments in life are free.) My favorite moments from the previous week: 1. We moved and my parents road-tripped up. Their help was great, but I enjoyed their presence more. Transitions (even good transitions) can be hard for me; I liked that they were simply HERE
(Inside: The place that calms my busy-mom heart.) Everyone needs THAT PLACE. Mine can be a few minutes of sitting underneath the evening sky. (Often, simply on my front porch step.) The forever expanse of stars reminds me: God is so big. The beauty: God is good. Obstacles seem a tad bit lower, hope
(Inside: For moms who feel sad over how fast their kids grow.) A sad thought enveloped me as I kissed my third-grader’s cheek: I can’t remember the last time my oldest son let kiss me his lips. At some point, he offered his cheek instead and that’s how it has been ever since.
(Inside: What to remember when you’re sad your kids grow so fast.) Today was the last day of school and I was surprised at how sad I felt. I’ve been looking forward to school being done and being home with my boys for months. But instead of feeling the mounting anticipation of excitement, a lump formed in
(Inside: Ideas to forever capture and forever our best mom moments.) I had an amazing mom-moment on Mother’s Day. The busyness of life paused and the joyful moment unfolded in slow motion. I’d gone away for a relaxing, refueling girls weekend at one of my friend’s cabins. It’s taken me years to realize the