A few mom tips I have learned over the years.


In honor of mother’s day – Here are a few things I have discovered with my 4 kids that are helping me parent: God knows I do not do them all correctly all the time. But here is to doing it right today: 1- PRAY for your kids. Pray blessing, love, help, joy, peace. Pray…

Grace at work.


  Chaos: It stares us in the face each day- how will we respond? It is the laundry piles that replenish over and over. It is the meals that need to be made yesterday, today, tomorrow….  It is going back to work, so you can pay the same bills again each month. It keeping up…

Trust me, Just taste it!


Have you ever been asked to taste something that you knew you already didn’t like. In my family we have an eat it or starve policy. Well, it’s not all that harsh- but we do ask our kids to eat whatever is put before them at our own table and any table we go to….

Jump a little higher


Jump  a little higher…. My three year old was jumping on my bed this morning. Yes, I was a bad mom …. I let him jump on the bed and thought it was cute. He jumped as HIGH as he could and was so proud of himself… then he started to lift his knees as…

Faith vs Fear


Have u ever been excited about a situation only to allow a sliver of fear in that seems to grow at an unstoppable pace? We cannot have both faith & fear actively working in situations in our life. They are at war with each other! The Bible says that God gives faith as a gift,…

FAIL.


Fail. Life is actually good… So why is “fail” ringing in my mind today? My 4 kids and I have had lots of intentional fun the last few days, I was able to begin the huge task of spring clothing sort for our family of 6, we had valentine making parties, we made pancakes for…

10 things I learned in 10 years about being a mom.


10 years ago I gave birth to my first beautiful baby. She turns 10 on Wednesday! Look at that picture…. I was so young. lol.  The years flew by so fast, there were moments when time “flew” slowly… but they have been priceless! :o) There are so many things I have learned about motherhood since…

I want my way NOW!


Many times a day, My 2 year old comes running up, yanks on my hand & demands his way RIGHT NOW. I think he is the cutest thing on the planet, and so if he has the right attitude I gladly give him what he is asking for, if it is good for him. The…

Remembering 9/11


It was a beautiful Tuesday morning in the Bay Area, I was 9+ months pregnant. I was 4 days from my due date. – It was September 11, 2001. 10 years later and it still feels like yesterday. The phone rang at 6:30 and again at 6:45, Still asleep we ignored the calls as probable…