Chris Stapelton is my favorite artist right now. Hands down. He isn't one of those where I fall in love with one song he has. He is an artist I can have on repeat for a long time and not have to skip over 25 songs just to get to my 2 favorite. I have … Continue reading Looking for Reasons
This is what I looked up to see the other day while reading in our office chair. My two year old squatted down feasting on a box of powdered sugar donuts that grandma had brought with her when she visited us on Easter. That right there is shameless. As much as I might desire to … Continue reading Eating Donuts Naked
Parenting books line the shelves of stores, parenting articles number the billions in google searches, advice from strangers on blog forums, advice from friends and family... the list of ways to obtain information is long. Parents are on information overload. My brain just wants to shut off some days. My brain wants to say I … Continue reading This Mama’s Verse
I'm not a prayer expert. But I do pray. Sometimes praying with or for my children is overwhelming. All I can think of are doubts and questions. What am I missing? What should be my main concern to pray for them, about them, or with them? I can find hundreds of resources on Pinterest, in … Continue reading Praying for our kids
All through bible study my two year old scream sang.Cartoons, Home, Phone. Cartoons, Home, Phone. His voice would quiet, almost to the point of sleeping but would pop his head off my shoulder as soon as he realized sleep could be in his near future. I could not get him to settle down. I … Continue reading Wrestling in Church
This Sunday the gospel reading was about Jesus on the top of a mountain with his disciples and a few dead guys (Moses and Elijah). Mark 9:2-9 reads: "And after six days Jesus took with him Peter and James and John, and led them up on a high mountain by themselves. And he was transfigured … Continue reading Get Off The Mountain Top, Lady
Standing at my kitchen sink thinking of the twenty tasks I'd love to accomplish for the day one of my kiddos sneaks up behind me. 'I'm sorry Mama'. Half because I think I have to much going on to dig deep into my child's heart and half because I don't want to acknowledge that they … Continue reading Is it okay?
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!
As I was scrolling through Facebook for the billionth time one afternoon I came upon an image that made me scrunch up my face something like this... It was a ball of mating snakes. Did I look away? Of course not I just kept staring at the image and then proceeded to google more information on how snakes … Continue reading Mating Snakes, Sin, and looking.