There are moments in my home that can only be tidily described as chaos. Last night, as my two youngest were building a fort in the bedroom, I heard some concerning-sounding thuds: “That was the bathroom mirror, Mom!” (Oh. I think that’s supposed to make me feel better?) There was also the repetitive, distinctive bleat […]
I perched on her bed as she leaned back into the froth of pillows, blankets tugged up to her waist. She was always my one for cozy places. But I wished I could cuddle my daughter’s heart up like that, as easy as snuggling deeper. Only three days into her very first year going to […]
I am the worst mother in the world. I feel so guilty all the time. I know better but I just can’t live up to the picture of the mom I know God wants me to be and that I want to be! What can I do? Please help me! This note from a friend […]
Has your family started the spring break countdown? It’s important to make your time with your kids as intentional as possible. But knowing where to start isn’t easy. Here are 30 ideas to try this month.
I admit to being a discouraged mom at times. With six children it seemed like someone was always unhappy about something – what they had to eat, where they had to sit, who they had to sit next to, what they had to wear, and on and on. None of them seemed to mind voicing their […]