In the last post we discussed being encouraging as a mother. That can be difficult when your kiddos are testing your parenting capabilities. Yet, there is something that is harder than remembering to encourage your child in the midst of all their choices and/or actions. When people are upset they tend to say or do things that they do not mean. Often times we are the recipient of these words … [Read more...] about The ABC’s of Motherhood ~ F is for Forgiveness
The New Year is here which means it is time for most people to sit down and really think about things they would like to improve about themselves in the New Year. Some of us will work on our weight, to eat healthier or maybe dare I say get more organized. I have actually taken time to think about a few things I would like to work on in regards to the parental home front and I thought maybe just … [Read more...] about Parenting Goals for 2014
Along this journey of motherhood, it can be easy to give in to things such as frustration, disappointment, expectations, and the like. One very important fact that we tend to forget is that we were hand picked to be the mother of the children we have. God didn't make a mistake. He knew we were what they needed. Period. As a stay at home mom, I spend the majority of time with my children. I love … [Read more...] about The ABC’s of Motherhood ~ E is for Encouragement
"What happened to your hair?" My baby brother asked me after not seeing me for a couple months. I looked at him dumb founded for a bit. "What do you mean?" I asked to which he replied "It's all grey now man if this is what kids do to ya then I am going to have to rethink having any". Now please note he was not being hurtful. In fact this is the kind of playful banter we have both done to each … [Read more...] about Embracing Our Ever Changing Appearance
As my children grow I find it harder and harder to keep the world from seeping in. It seems as if the world has forgotten what having respect is about and it shows in every venue. From the shows they watch to the crowds of people they are around they see disrespect for others almost daily. It is very important to me that my children be respectful others. This needs to start at home. … [Read more...] about Be Respectful – Inspired Wednesday
December 2, 2005 is the day that I became a mother. My girl was born at 4:47am. A healthy 6lb 11oz 19" bundle of joy. Since her birth she has done a fine job of keeping me on my toes. She is just like me from the way she looks to the way she talks (and maybe even her attitude?!). There is no doubt about it, she is a precious gift from The Lord to our family and each day I thank Him for … [Read more...] about So you say it’s your birthday?!
"I don't have the patience to homeschool my children" has to rank in the top 5 things that people say that annoy me. There is no homeschool mom that I know of (and I know a lot of them) who will stand up and say that each day they homeschool their child they keep their cool and never loose their patience. I imagine that if you take a poll of homeschooling moms they would each admit, albeit it … [Read more...] about I don’t have the patience to homeschool my children.
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