Surviving the Pain

Its so crazy to think back, as I sit here ready to type from the other side. But, after a few years of walking through what I have often called our dessert place, I think its safe to say we're officially done with that season. Sure, we still have some uncertainties and some hurdles, but [...]

ARE YOU BUILDING TABLES OR FENCES?

For as long as I can remember I have loved "old" things. I think that is partially why I have been so drawn to this whole Farmhouse vibe that seems to be so popular nowadays.   The idea of simplicity, of having less but doing more, of being intentional, authentic, and hospitable. Growing up, my [...]

FOR THE MOMMA WHO FEELS LIKE SHE DOESN’T DO ENOUGH

With Mother's Day in the rearview mirror & several plates overflowing with activities and responsibilities right now, I have been thinking... ...Mommas, we need to give ourselves some more grace. We need to admit that we cannot do it all, at least not without our sanity suffering! I know, we've all heard it before. Have [...]

BEDTIME REMINDERS – FOR THE WEARY MOMMA

One day when 7:30pm rolls around it won't be anything more then another hour in the day, but tonight they need me. Tonight, even though they have pushed me to my limits all day, tested boundaries and had to have more fights broken up then I could keep track of, tonight they need "big hugs [...]

GO-TO VERSES FOR WHEN THINGS AREN’T GOING YOUR WAY

What is your go to stress relief when plans change, or your prayers seem to go unanswered? Where do you turn when doubt creeps in or someone says something hurtful? If I'm being honest, too often I turn to social media where I can just turn my mind off and scrollllllll along until I'm ready [...]