Okay. Every working mom knows what it feels like to juggle the extra pressure of looking and sounding “together” professionally while frantically juggling 12 kid-and-family things in the background. I do, at least. And sometimes … I fail spectacularly. Yesterday, I assumed it would be fine. I had only three different hats to wear before 3 Continue »
As moms we need to be a student of our children and help them explore their own natural “bent,” but how do you resist the pull to get your kids involved in what you see other kids getting involved in? Tracey talks to Stephanie Bukley from Arkansas Women Bloggers and @TheParkWife about this timely topic.
So I have this really effective ministry: God has called me to live in such a way that other people, especially parents, feel better about themselves. I just have to tell you that I rock at my ministry. Seriously. Each day I seem to get better at it. Sometimes for a brief second I think Continue »
I was one of those moms who bought all the books. I studied them. I bought books about training children, disciplining children, raising godly children, how to be a good mom, how to be a good wife, how to have the perfect budget, and how to keep my house clean. I bought books about hospitality and how to Continue »
When I became a mother, I pictured long days of rocking my sweet babies and imparting all my knowledge to them as they grew. I know some of you are already snickering. It’s amazing how quickly I go from that sweet, nurturing mother to a snorting Godzilla monster. Several years ago I’d spent a long Continue »