Shared this post over on (in)courage... "I closed the door to my temporary hiding place and sat down wearily next to the mound of dirty laundry. Tears welled up in my eyes. Suddenly away from the constant bickering between kids, messy rooms, and constant questions and demands that only “mom” seemed to be able to fulfill, I longed to just be able to withdraw for a few moments of quiet…of rest. My … [Read more...] about For the Mom Who Feels Weary
Linking this post up today with (in)courage at www.incourage.me/2014/05/the-power-of-encouragement-a-link-up.html. The theme is - The Power of Encouragement. And whether that encouragement comes across your day through the sweet words of a child, or time with a friend, or straight from His whispers to your soul, as you breathe in beauty around you, the truth is - it's life-changing. Praying today … [Read more...] about a reminder for the mom who struggles…you are powerful…you are mom
Want to win this beautiful hand painted canvas art piece, compliments of my sweet friend Elizabeth Bass from Truth Be Told Art? It's amazing! And I know it would look great hanging in your house! Check out all that they do at - www.truthbetoldart.com. Or what about this great devotional book by Sarah Young, Jesus Calling? It's my favorite and I'm giving it away today - so be sure to check … [Read more...] about Great Giveaways for Mother’s Day Week – Don’t Miss Out!
Ever visit Orange Julius at the mall? If you like that, you may like this too. We've made it at home for years and our kids have always loved it. So, with their stamp of approval and the tested-through-time recipe at hand - thought we'd share. It's just good. And always refreshing on summer days. The measurements are approximate, I don't really measure anymore - but it's a start. Tweak it … [Read more...] about Orange Julius – the make at home recipe
its' a scary thought, but a somber one too. the world stands ready to help us in our feelings of inadequacy as parents. and, don't worry - if you're too busy, or unaware, the world is there once again, standing by, ready to teach our children all kinds of "truth." it seems to have much to say these days - really, I guess it's always been that way. but maybe in this new technology generation, … [Read more...] about what the world will teach our kids – if we choose not to
I treasure the moments when he would come down the stairs first thing in the morning, sleepy eyes, disheveled hair, superhero costume on, and say, "Mom, I might have to save someone today." Then he'd sit down for breakfast and drink his chocolate milk. smile. Our world today is faced with many challenges. The great warriors of tomorrow live in our house today. They wear Batman clothes, eat … [Read more...] about Raising Kids with a Warrior Heart – 10 Things