If you want to see a hungry mama, just turn on Toddlers and Tiaras and take your pick. That’s not to say that a satisfied mama could never have a child in a pageant; but I haven’t yet seen this show highlight a toddler and her tiara-toting mama where I would call the mama an extremely content, satisfied, and confident… Read More
Caught in the Act
13 Things Our Children Need to Catch Us Doing As I was making my daughter a peanut butter and honey sandwich, I got caught. She caught me licking the little bit of yummy, golden honey that had stayed on the outer edge of the jar after I’d poured a hearty helping out. Yep. I got caught at something I truly… Read More
I Don’t Do Much After All
As a mom there are times when I feel like the weight of the world falls on my shoulders. I’m the one who has to make sure we have a meal on the table each evening. I’m the one who makes sure the kids have decent clothes to wear to school. I make sure everyone’s up and where they’re supposed… Read More
Is it Mommy Time? Enjoy!
I still remember the sweetness of those unrushed and unscheduled mornings. Not that there weren’t a dozen things on my list I wanted to accomplish, but I had no one breathing down my neck to get them done, no firm schedule to abide by, and no doubt that the plans would inevitably change any how. Those were the mornings of… Read More
Happy Mother’s Day!
This weekend we thank God for our mothers. How very good it is of God to place our lives in the tender hands of someone with flesh and bone who loves us almost as much as He does. Someone who feels tenderly toward us from the moment she first lays eyes on us and continues to carry us close to… Read More