The Power of Finding Peace and Joy In the Choas of Momlife

Finding peace in chaos sometimes seems impossible because of the constant demands of motherhood. But finding peace in the midst of chaos can bring you so much joy and here’s how to get there. Read More

My Kids Grow Too Fast (Sniff) – What to Remember

(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 Read More

Sunset Photography (Empowerment from Hobbies)

(Inside: Why hobbies empower you.) Hobbies empower us. They build our confidence and improve our self-esteem.  Hobbies also provide us with a creative outlet and way to reduce our stress. But, as moms, we can feel like we shouldn’t pursue our hobbies. Yes, we don’t have the same time as our retired neighbor, but keeping our hobbies at Read More

How to Forever Cherish Our Best Mom Moments

(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 Read More

Why Moms Worry (And How To Let It Go)

(Inside: Better understand why moms worry and steps to let it go.) My son’s arms and legs were covered with a worrisome rash.   So I took him to the doctor and was assured I shouldn’t be concerned. The red splotches peppering his body was not dangerous or contagious, but it would take ten days Read More

8 Awesome Things About Aging

(Inside: Eight ways you can feel more empowered with each passing birthday.) My birthday is here. Again. My husband asked me what I wanted for my birthday and I didn’t even have to think, “Not to turn 38.”  With each passing year, I dread more reluctantly welcome my birthday.  But, the ironic part is,  when Read More

Recycling a Toddler’s Bed (A Brilliant Mom’s Idea)

Sometimes, you just have to pull out your craftiness – or just hang out with crafty people and let yourself FEEL crafty just because you were in his or her presence.   I do that often with this friend.   Look what she did with old toddler’s bed headboard she found at the end of someone’s Read More

Kids, do you want to watch God paint the sky?

We teach our kids to watch God paint the sky, and through it, we hope they learn to watch God paint in their lives Read More

Photography – Family of 4 (Empowerment through Hobbies)

(Inside: Why hobbies empower you.) Hobbies empower us. They build our confidence and improve our self-esteem.  Hobbies also provide us with a creative outlet and way to reduce our stress. But, as moms, we can feel like we shouldn’t pursue our hobbies. Yes, we don’t have the same time as our retired neighbor, but keeping our hobbies at Read More

Remembering (and Grieving) Someone I Loved

(Inside: A granddaughter grieving the loss of her grandpa.)   My grandpa recently passed away and I am having a hard time wrapping my head around the idea that he is gone.   What a loss.   He was 94 years old and for many years his mind had been sick with dementia and his Read More

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