4 Tips to Help You Kiss Mommy Rage Goodbye

I see you. Mom who is at her whit’s end with her tantrum-throwing toddler. I see you. Mom with the threenager who endlessly challenges her patience. I see you. Mom who, despite her best efforts, can’t seem to stop being so angry. Who cries after she lays the kids down for bed, feeling like herContinue reading “4 Tips to Help You Kiss Mommy Rage Goodbye”

An Open Letter for My Soon-to-be Newborn

I’m laying here in my hospital bed, waiting for the time. It’s a little passed 3 am, and today’s the day we bring you into the world, Aspen Christopher. You’re so strong. I can already feel that as you move inside my womb, little one. But you’ve got an inner strength too. Like a grounded tree.Continue reading “An Open Letter for My Soon-to-be Newborn”

Cloth Diapering 101 | Your Comprehensive Quick-Start Guide

.Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. We’ve recently started cloth diapering our youngest daughter and will be doing the same with our new baby boy when he arrives. And I am aContinue reading “Cloth Diapering 101 | Your Comprehensive Quick-Start Guide”

What My “Strong-Willed” Child is Teaching Me About God’s Parenting Style

“Why did you do that after Mommy just said ‘no?’” *shrug* “Because I wanted to.” If you’re anything like me, a response like the one above from a 3-year-old would be enough to make your blood boil. I was at my whit’s end. What do you do when you feel like nothing is working? When you’veContinue reading “What My “Strong-Willed” Child is Teaching Me About God’s Parenting Style”

Take Courage–He’s in the Waiting

Are you waiting on a promise from God? This one’s for you. Take courage my heart Stay steadfast my soul He’s in the waiting Hold onto your hope Watch your triumph unfold He’s never failing Have you guys heard that song before? It’s one from Bethel, sung by Kristene DiMarco. I’m not going to lie,Continue reading “Take Courage–He’s in the Waiting”

An Anecdote on Salvation: The Cure

The Poison Imagine sin as a poison that sits on your counter top in a pretty bottle. When you drink it, the feeling that shoots through your body is satisfying and exhilarating. There’s usually a bitter after taste, but of course, the worst part is the death that it starts in your body. No oneContinue reading “An Anecdote on Salvation: The Cure”

The Purge: How Throwing Out Our Stuff Made us Happier

There I was. Again. Sitting crisscross applesauce in an endless pile of Legos, Barbies, stuffed animals and train tracks… and I thought to myself is it even worth it to have all this STUFF?! If you can relate, decluttering toys and other junk may be just what your family needs too. Three times a week IContinue reading “The Purge: How Throwing Out Our Stuff Made us Happier”