Happy Heavenly Father’s Day

For me as a single mom, one of the most difficult things about Father’s Day is purchasing the card. It’s agonizing standing there looking at all the “Dad! You’re the greatest!” cards, knowing that they simply don’t apply. My children don’t choose them. That makes me sad and angry. I want my children’s dad to be their hero. Continue »

MomLife Today MOMents

Teresa’s MOMent Single mom… I never thought I would be a single mom. I never thought I would be divorced. I never thought my beloved would find love elsewhere. But, that is where I sit. I am raising my two kids (5 and 7) and my niece (15) alone. My children’s father is not consistent Continue »

Not Because of Who I Am

Today I was listening to one of my favorite worship songs. It’s about who God is. Oh, how I love the reminder … Jehovah Jireh … my Provider Jehovah Nissi … my Lord reigns in victory Jehovah Shalom … my Prince of Peace When everything changed in my family, there was a time I struggled Continue »

Looking For a Rescue

Sometimes I think I’m getting whacked repeatedly by the proverbial 2×4, except that I’m not having a really great revelation. Maybe a 2×4 isn’t the best analogy. Although I honestly have to say that the whacking sound matches the pounding in my head and the sad thumping of my heart sometimes. One of the biggest Continue »

My Stomping Sweetie

My 6-year-old is running away. Apparently I’m the worst mommy ever! And I don’t even know what I did this time! I mean usually I have an inkling … I held her accountable for her behavior, said “no,” or didn’t give her what she wants in a timely enough fashion to suit her. But this Continue »