Motherhood is not what I expected it to be. A quote from my daughter sums up what I thought motherhood would look like. "When I'm a mom I am going to get up in the morning, ask my kids what they want to do, and then we are going to do that thing." I thought … Continue reading The Unexpected Joy of Motherhood
As I sat in church on Wednesday recording our Good Friday and Maundy Thursday service I was wondering how our family was going to celebrate Easter this year. I had dreams of a clean house. Dreams of waking them up to watch the sunset and having deep theological conversations. Dreams of having the meals and … Continue reading Easter with Kids: Resurrection Rolls
NOTE: I AM NOT A PARENTING GURU OR EXPERT. I'M A MOM OF 4 LEARNING MORE AND MORE EVERY DAY THAT I'M NOT ENOUGH BUT THERE IS JOY IN THAT BECAUSE CHRIST LOVES AND WORKS THROUGH ME EACH DAY. I could post a picture of my kids snuggling together in the ice house and tell … Continue reading Parenting is a Gift, Not an Investment.
Tiny two year old feet pounding on the floor. One warm and wrapped in a sock. The other five toes cold and making a louder slapping noise on the laminate floor. The closer he gets the louder the slapping of his foot get and the bigger his smile becomes until his cheeks push so far … Continue reading Got You!
Today on the way home from town my 5 year old miniature version of self was singing loud and proud. This is pretty much an every second of every day occurrence. Some times it is sweet, sometimes I would like to send her out to the back 40. Today she was singing one of her … Continue reading They are weak BUT He is Strong