All I Want Is A Perfect Family!

Do you ever find yourself looking around at other families and thinking that they have it all together?  When my children were young, I put myself under a lot of pressure comparing my family to others, and looking at what appeared to be the ideal standard.  I remember looking at homeschooling magazines and seeing all the pictures […]

The Key To Successful Parenting

Being a parent is the most wonderful, scary, exciting, heart wrenching, incredible, frustrating experience I have ever encountered. You move from one season to the next hoping it will get easier, yet finding that although there is change, mothering will never, ever be easy. As the seasons pass, you wonder: will they ever eat solid […]

The Gift Of A Terrible Two

Brianna was only two years old and I was so proud of my girl. She was the kind of toddler that did everything right. She never yelled, “NO!”, She obeyed quickly. She was a happy little girl who wanted to please those around her, and she loved everyone. I decided that it was because I […]

Don’t Waste Your Motherhood

It was a cool, fall afternoon. A precious friend had taken time out of her busy schedule to stop by for a visit. It was a refreshing break from our daily responsibilities to relax, drink coffee, and talk. She is the mother of 3 children, ages 7 and under. I listened as she honestly shared […]