Sometimes I don't like myself. When I am in that state, it's hard to be around my kids. Before they were on the scene, if I was feeling "blah," I could withdraw and nobody would care. My identity and mood were mine and I could sit and stew to my heart's content. I could sulk. Call a friend. ... Read More about “Blahs” Turned Bright
There are moments when I feel more like a mom than others....like when I desperately want to end the day and go to sleep but can't. Why? Because I am a mom. Tomorrow is my daughter's birthday and I am baking brownies for her to bring into school. Unfortunately, the mix I chose serves only 16 ... Read More about Because I am a Mom
Our marriages have an identity of their own but they do not operate exclusively without our active help and contribution. There is often little time to feed our marriages....as busy moms and working women, we are all about the time sensitive and urgent. The things that are the most timely and ... Read More about Is Your Husband Getting Godly Attention?
We all have our favorite one...you know, that drink that drives you to go or preps you to relax. Whether curled up with a good book, running errands or spending meaningful time with a friend, what's that must-have drink that nurtures your soul in the moment? I know I can't seem to settle unless I ... Read More about What’s Your Must-Have Coffee or Tea?
I think the days that I struggle with my identity most of all, are the days when I am going through the motions of "doing." Doing the laundry, doing the cleaning, doing the routine picking up, doing the mundane and not doing, selfishly, what I would like to be doing...because doing what I like to ... Read More about When “Just Doing” Is All I’m Doing