What’s the first thing that comes to your mind if someone asks you, what did you learn from your dad? Have you ever noticed that there’s a two way street between parents and kids? We think we are here to guide and shape but somehow there’s this healing balm that only a child can bring.… Continue reading Family is Important
This year we got a text I never have wanted to get. My sister-in-law reached out to the family to let us know that there was a school shooting in progress and my brother, a teacher, was on lockdown. Cade and I immediately dropped to our knees where we were and Cade offered the most… Continue reading More Like My 5 Year Old
It is the thing that makes me feel like I’m losing my mind as a human being. Not just a mom, but just makes me bonkers 🤪!! Whether I’m playing with my kids, cooking a meal or just walking by, one of them will say, “Mom look at this!!” I turn and look, waiting to… Continue reading Find the Quiet
I erased my last post.That’s not something I do very often. I was feeling like I couldn’t say what I wanted to so I had posted something else.But the truth is, I’ve been very quietly filled with such gratitude today for this guy. I love moms and women and all that today is for but… Continue reading I Am a Mother Because He Chose to Be My Husband
Never in a million years did I think I’d get to have three children. And I know the miracle it is. Truly, I do. And I know the pain of my friends and family who ache to be married and have children. It pulls at my heart so hard some nights that I wake up… Continue reading Greatest Women of all Time
One child and not really knowing anyone or having friends in a brand new place brought a bit of loneliness to my new mama heart and to be totally honest, she was a bit hard for me anyway. She slept great, ate terrible and was ridiculously easy and obedient, but she wasn’t interested in anything.… Continue reading Sometimes the Important Things Are Slow
I had just hung up on my mom. This darling, white haired woman. I called. She answered. And I finally took my first breath since this morning, the feels rushed in and I said, “oh gosh I gotta call you back” and then I hung up. Just Need to Know She’s There Mom always teases… Continue reading Where Do We Turn for Answers?
If they don’t see you fail, how will they know how to fail later in life? Because they will fail. You can’t keep things perfect or safe or easy forever. One day, no matter how you’ve tried, they will make choices you wouldn’t have and they will be on their own to deal with them.… Continue reading Teaching Them How to Fail