Ann Onymous joined the MomLife Today writing team out of desperation. She recognized there were just some issues in life she had to share with others and this was the only God-honoring way to do so. She loves the Lord with all her heart and struggles to survive day to day life while keeping her head held high – with a joyful attitude. She hopes you will learn from her life experiences, mistakes, frustrations, and stressful MOMents and that you will be mindful of what she shares as you struggle with uncomfortable situations in your own momlife.
My bubbly junior high school daughter had been quiet for several days. I’m getting used to her hormonal mood swings, but this funk was lasting longer than usual. A few non-invasive, “Are you all right?” inquiries were met with off-handed, “I’m fine” replies. But clearly she was not “all right.” I’ve learned that teens’ favorite Continue »
We have all probably heard the old adage, “A daughter is a daughter for life. But a son’s a son ’til he takes a wife.” As the mother of boys, this literally makes me want to cringe and cry at the same time! I would like to propose, however that this does not have to Continue »
A while back one of my sweet friends complained her husband had ruined something while doing housework—and he heard all about it. Several times. My first response was, “He does housework?” I’ve been around the sun more than a few times and I’ve heard more wives than you can imagine complain about their husbands. Sad Continue »
My doorbell rings and I see three little faces peering in the windows on either side of my front door. Since they are staring me down, I have to open the door. I always find it a bit disturbing to see the neighbor kids with their faces smashed against the glass and hands cupped around Continue »
What is it about our sense of smell that brings memories snapping sharply into focus out of nowhere? I can be in a grocery store, in the mall, walking down a city sidewalk, anywhere at all, and catch the slightest whiff of “Old Spice” aftershave and my whole being gets shaken to the core. It’s Continue »