attitude

It Must Be Me: Stinkin Thinkin

This evening my little girl was trying to complete an online activity for school. One of many homework assignments. This year has been particularly difficult with homework – sometimes it…

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…

Gratitude 101

Five boys. Five loud, active boys with their own unique personalities and preferences. Personal tastes, too. So at dinner a week or two ago, several of them expressed those preferences…

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…

A Power Punch for Joy Filled Days

Do you ever feel disappointed with life?  I think most of us might agree that our days often seem either crazy busy or frustratingly slow.  It’s easy to let negative…

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…

One Word That Can Change Your Mom Life!

Do you ever wake up and dread your day? A mom who’s a cook may not know how many more potatoes she can peel at work only to return home…

Taking Respite As A Mom

My two daughters and I recently attended a Mother/Daughter Conference at Pine Cove Camp in Tyler, TX. After a grueling 7-hour trip due to standstill traffic and detours, we arrived…

The Perfect Season

I remember one of the first times I heard about seasons in a woman’s life. It was at a Bible study on Proverbs 31. We were discussing how to interpret…

Our Children Learn What We Model

My husband, Keith, and I love babysitting our grandchildren. On one occasion I showed our two year old, Logan, how to form red Play-Doh into the shape of a smile….

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