It was a sunny Monday, the forecast taunting of heavy rains for the entire remainder of the week. As a parent, this puts me in total panic mode: if it rains, my kids cannot go outside. If they cannot go outside, they cannot burn energy. If they cannot burn energy, they go crazy, I go… Read More Count Your Fruits.
This is a chart that I ran across a while back online that totally puts things in perspective for me. I think I really strive to be that “Super Mom”, but fail by leaps and bounds. And it is no wonder. If you notice, it is not what the Super Mom “does” that is necessarily… Read More Super Mom vs. Abiding Mom
There we were – in the hustle and bustle of Christmas shopping, feeling the woosh of the electronic sliding doors, welcoming you into a gift-giver’s paradise. Surrounded by brightly colored coffee mugs, intricately woven rugs by world artisans, and the fresh smell of milled scented soaps, we struggled to find our place in the already… Read More what I am tired of saying about my children.
One of the wonderful things about living in a small town is you become fellow storytellers with the townsfolk–you come together at the park, the store, the church pew, and you just share about doing life in the same area. I did a series in 2012 entitled “31 Days of a Small Town Gal” and… Read More Small Town Gal September: Kristy’s Story