Inconvenienced?

This week I had the privilege of being inconvenienced. My entire schedule and plans were laid aside to parent another family’s seven children. The father had to go through an unexpected surgery, the mother was five months pregnant with their eighth child, and they live miles and miles away from their families of origin. But this is Continue »

Who’s Keeping Score?

Have you ever been through one of those seasons in life when you just can’t seem to get your head above water? Just being called “mom” likely puts you in this category! We wear so many different hats and have so many people relying on us. Whether we are working moms, single moms or stay Continue »

Landmark Moments

There have been experiences in my life that I consider to be “landmark moments.” They are significant experiences that impacted me and caused me to vow to never forget them. I resolved to do or be something “different” as a result of what I experienced. I have had several. 1. As a child growing up Continue »

“Later, Honey.”

Okay, I just realized: when it comes to my kids, I have to seriously curtail my use of the word “later.” I’m quite sure that many moms fall into this trap, but it seems especially quick-sand-ish for working moms like me who usually work from home. We seem to be available—we’re sitting in our home Continue »