Today I learned a lesson in letting go. It was supposed to be a busy Saturday out of the house. I had planned to go to a birthday party in the afternoon, a Friendsgiving party in the late afternoon, and then a basketball game in the evening. But instead, my little boy woke up from his nap with a fever. So, in the house we stayed. Continue reading “A Lesson in Letting Go”
I know how much moms love unsolicited advice about how to parent their children. Rest assured, that is NOT what this is. These are some things that I thought I would never need, buy, or even think of, that totally saved my life as a mom, especially being a single parent. Check out these two items that have been essentials for me and my little ones. Continue reading “Two Must-Have Items for New Moms”
No matter how old your child is, if they’re headed back to school soon, it can be a stressful time for parents. Here are a few quick tips to help you make it through this time with a little bit of your sanity in tact.
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Lately, I have noticed a theme as I scroll through my different social media sites. Brokeness. People are hurting and don’t know how to cope. I understand this feeling all too well. I’ve been there. However, although I am not in the clear, I have developed a greater understanding of God’s healing power and renewing grace. And through my blog, it has been my mission to share this with others.
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This week I have been focusing on lessons that we need to teach the little girls in our lives, in order to raise up the next generation of strong, confident, and powerful women. Not one of us is perfect, but through the trials of life, we have all learned a lot that can be used as a tool for how we choose to parent or guide these little ladies. Continue reading “4 Things Little Girls Need to Know”
This past week, I binged watched the second season of 13 Reasons Why. Some of it, I couldn’t relate to because I had a much different high school experience, I thank God and my praying mother for that. Regardless, it was painful to watch. To know that this is reality for many people. Going through the motions of life, yet experiencing a pain so unbearable, they chose to hurt themselves or others. Continue reading “My Darkest Truth: Maggie Day’s Story”
When my daughter was born, I couldn’t imagine loving another human the way I loved her. When I was pregnant a second time, I worried that I would have another girl and about the big shoes that she would have to fill. My mind couldn’t comprehend the idea of sharing my heart with another tiny human because my daughter had taken up all the space. Now that my son is here, I see just how possible it is and found myself feeling guilty. I wasn’t sure how to balance the way I love them individually. Then I realized I didn’t have to balance it. Here’s why. Continue reading “My Favorite Child”