Be Strong and Courageous

Here I am in that place again. The one I find myself in frequently where I’m stressed and exhausted mind, body and spirit. I suppose this is the way of a mother, especially when there’s six young lives to shepherd and a marriage to keep tended to. I’m tempted to check-out mentally and sink into the oblivion of nothingness, but Continue Reading →

My Weapon of Choice

I wonder, do you have one of these in your home?  It’s the simplest thing, yet it one of the most valuable things I own.  When the chips are down and I’m having a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day and I’m thinking of moving to Australia…well, this is my weapon of choice to combat that bad day.  I Continue Reading →

Stuck in the Ditch

I went to a MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) meeting tonight and this is what I heard while I was there. One of my closest friends said something like this, “The part-time job I do outside of our home is working with greeting cards, not people. My girls don’t exactly affirm the job I am doing as their mother. Where do Continue Reading →