Family Life, Mom advice

Dear New Mom, I’ve Been There Too

Dear New Mom, Congratulations on that bundle of joy!  What a beautiful blessing you have been given! But I am writing to you for a more serious reason....really to tell you a story I suppose. Those first few weeks are a whirlwind!  People coming to visit, laundry done, dinner served.  The chance to let this… Continue reading Dear New Mom, I’ve Been There Too

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Baby Advice, Family Life

#PerfectlyImperfect

I lack self confidence.  There I said it! Actually it doesn't feel as refreshing to write it out as I thought it would. I do not naturally believe in myself or my ability.  I am always surrounded by people, but I often wonder if I am cultivating true relationship with others.  I complain about the… Continue reading #PerfectlyImperfect

Baby Advice, Birthmarks, Sturge Weber

Lessons I Learned From My Daughter on Vanity!

I have to admit....I am vain! I want to be good-looking and put together.  I want other people to think I am good-looking and put together.  I want my husband and kids to be good-looking and put together.  Well...you get the point! (I hope there is no judgment as you read my story because we… Continue reading Lessons I Learned From My Daughter on Vanity!

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What Are You Afraid Of?

"Because of fear, I had forfeited strength, life, and beauty. I had lost a sense of my true self, and with that loss so much of what God wanted for me was yet unrealized" -Lioness Arising I have to admit I was "knocked upside the head" when I read this! Because of FEAR! BECAUSE of… Continue reading What Are You Afraid Of?

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Living a Beautiful Mess!

So it has been FOREVER!!! Like for realz, FO'EVER! Two years to be exact. But as many know with motherhood sometimes things get put aside!  But, I'm back with a message in my heart for moms! So a lot has gone down in this household while I have been away, but most notably...we added another… Continue reading Living a Beautiful Mess!

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A Mother’s Reflection

With all the holiday hustle and bustle, the thought of a new year upon us, I found myself reflecting on what the past two years were like at this time. I always set New Year's goals, ALWAYS!  If you are like me it usually consisted of the exact same goals every year... Lose weight and… Continue reading A Mother’s Reflection

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A Mothers Changing Life

There are so many changes that take place when you become a mother.  I feel that life becomes more challenging, yet more meaningful.  Purpose becomes more clear and more foggy at the same time.  Weaknesses are celebrated because a new kind of strength is found.  These past 18 months of my life has been the… Continue reading A Mothers Changing Life