The most important thing…

I teach them so many things... like not to drink expired milk, and how to safely cross an intersection. How not to shoot their brothers in the eyeball with a Nerf dart, and how to put the toilet seat down... even though it still seems super optional 85% of the time. How to apologize, clean... Continue Reading →

Our Christmas Miracle

"Thank you God for our food, for my family, and for our new house. Amen." A little boy said with his head bent over his cereal bowl, and a spoon in hand. That's been a regular prayer at our house for a long time. We had been so used to praying it, so used to... Continue Reading →

But always try to be kind…

"He did what now?" "You need to say sorry to him! Go on, give him a hug!" "We don't hurt our brothers." These phrases are said a lot in our home right now... I have four boys, four growing boys, who seem to get a surge of testosterone with every growth spurt they encounter. The... Continue Reading →

Truth Unchanging

I'm always scouring the earth (or internet bookstores, for the sake of accuracy) for good solid encouraging mom devotionals, and I'm always looking to add to my collection. Recently, I found this gem. Truth Unchanging by Becky Thompson. She had me at the title... I'm a firm supporter of unchanging truth... For me, this book has been an... Continue Reading →

What do you need?

I've learned a thing or two about toddlers over the past decade. They have high highs and low lows. They easily fall over and face first, and when they start to cry, they don't waste time whimpering softly, but rather they tend to let out an ear piercing wail for all to hear. Their meltdowns... Continue Reading →

And so I started Reading

"I just don't know what to do!" My husband stood above me in the darkness as I lay in a crumpled heap on the floor next to my previously crying baby who was now staring at us with huge wide awake bug eyes. "How can I help you?" he quietly said. Future husbands of all... Continue Reading →

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