Relationships

Mom, What’s for Dinner?

Can you keep a secret? I’m not all that overjoyed when my kids bust through the doors and bellow, “Mom what’s for dinner?” Riveted by my latest fiction or engrossed in…

Small Lies Are Telling

This morning I saw a tweet from my son, and I always read what my sons post on twitter. Ben linked to an article and said in his tweet, “something I…

Expectations and Giving Myself Grace

Expectations are a bit like resolutions, aren’t they? They can get us into a load of trouble, especially if you’re like me and set the bar too high. I recently…

Honoring Your Parents

My mother, Jean Peterson, laid a strong foundation for the woman I am today. To honor the investment that she has made in me and to express my gratitude for…

“I’m not good enough.” Dealing With Defeating Thoughts

A few weekends ago, I had the opportunity to speak at MomLife BootCamp. Prior to the conference, I kept hearing this nagging voice in my head: What do you have to…

Can I Have a “Do Over”?

I believe every mom has a day or a moment that she wishes she could “do over.” I laugh when I watch my kids play games and the little ones…

Moms Need Encouragement

The other day Eldest and I had a wonderful mother-daughter date … until the drive home. Somehow, reflection on a movie shifted into an argument about laundry, which ended in…

What I Learned From MomLife Boot Camp

Editors Note: MomLife Boot Camp, is now known as Mom Camp and happens every spring at Pine Cove Christian Camp in Tyler, Texas. I have attended ladies retreats and conferences…

MomLife Boot Camp

Editors Note: MomLife Boot Camp, is now known as “Mom Camp” and happens every spring at Pine Cove Christian Camp in Tyler, Texas. A year ago, I had never heard…

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What do your children do/say if they see you and hubby kiss or show affection? Share your answer in the comments!

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