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Happy Heavenly Father’s Day

Father’s Day brings joy for many as they package gifts of appreciation, make stacks of pancakes or plan a day of fun together as a family. For others it brings…

Best Mom Award Goes to … (Not Me)

“Mommy! Today was funny hat day! We didn’t wear hats! You forgot the hats!” That’s how my kindergartner and first grader greeted me after school on funny hat day. And…

Joy in the Moments of Single Motherhood

This morning I enjoyed listening to several women share about how much they are blessed by being grandmas. One lady expressed how she felt it was her opportunity to make…

Lovin’ On my Kids!

When I see the words “lovin’ on my kids” I envision wrapping my arms around them, breathing in their sweet scent (well, at least after a bath), kissing their foreheads…

Little Notebooks of Gratitude

My life is full of little tiny notebooks. They are everywhere…in my nightstand, on my dresser, in my work bag, in my car, and almost anywhere else you can think…

Count Your Blessings, Dancing!

Last night I danced. I put on the Bluetooth speaker, cranked up the songs, grabbed an 11-year old who happened to be walking through the kitchen, and we danced.  She…

Dropping Nets and Catching Blessings

I’m a picture person.  A visual learner. I understand things better if I can get a picture of it in my head. Today God gave me quite a profound picture….

Feeling Mom Feelings

During a recent car ride one of my children asked, “Momma, what are feelings?”  I began to answer, “They’re how you feel. I mean what you feel…I mean…ahhhh!”  How do…

Words That Soothe

A few years ago I had an interesting conversation with my youngest daughter.  It truly isn’t unusual for us to have these scratch your head kind of conversations. She is…

Mom 15 Minute Vacation Day

There are days when muttering under my breath is all I seem to do.  When complaints cross my lips like sprinters crossing finish lines. When all I can think of…

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