An ode to good mothers-in-law on Mother’s Day. Thank you for loving well.
500 decisions a day. I read somewhere that’s how many little choices a teacher makes and why they’re so tired. Motherhood is a whole lotta teaching. And even more second-guessing. I guarantee that you wondered, regretted, feared, or worried last week, if not today, that your way of momming was wrong. Me too. I heardContinue reading “You’re doing it all right, mom”
You may be a boy mom if you’ve heard, “Mom! I’m done! And it looks like a snake!” Or a girl mom if you’ve yelled, “We don’t have time to brush your hair, just get in the car!” You may be a SAHMom if you put on a jacket to drive kids to school becauseContinue reading “Which mom are you?”
Every mom is an awesome mom
It’s 5:45AM and I’m wiping puke off the toilet. He didn’t quite get there. Two hours before his sister was up scared needing a 5th tuck in. Two hours after puke, his little brother wants to watch Lion Guard. And I am defeated before the day begins. I’m not sure I have the endurance forContinue reading “Enduring Motherhood”
I listen to the world too much. As I do, I feel my wheels going off the track in motherhood, in womanhood, and in faith. I’m done listening. I’m ready to be the one talking. Ready to fight back with Truth. If you are a believer in Christ there is a battle going on overContinue reading “The Power of Truth”
It’s 3 degrees out and my best friend’s car pulls up to my snowy sidewalk. There he waits for the bus everyday without freezing his face off. And I survive motherhood a little better because I don’t have to wake up my two slumbering littles. It may seem like a small insignificant act of kindness,Continue reading “Mamaship: Surviving Motherhood”