This Mother’s Prayer

I read somewhere on social media saying that mothers who are young write about parenting techniques and mothers who have grown children write books on prayer. This got me thinking that I don’t have any tried and true techniques myself, as a mother of five…all I know is I try to build fellowship and connection…… Continue reading This Mother’s Prayer

Parenting the Passionate

Today’s moods were all over with my children. Five little precious humans to teach, train, connect and so on, I’m spent! However, my parenting journey is just beginning. You see, my oldest is only nine years and my youngest turned a year on the 8th of November. I am far from done though my energy…… Continue reading Parenting the Passionate

The Joy of Laughter

Psalm 127:3 (NLT) “Children are a gift from the Lord;    they are a reward from him.” If you have been around children for any amount of time, especially young children: they’re fun and funny. Like all people, we have our moments where we are “done” and in need of a reset and rest. However, today I sit here…… Continue reading The Joy of Laughter

Parents Should Rest Well

Monday…Monday… I don’t know about you, but I LOVE Mondays. They are my rest days. After a busy weekend starting around Thursday through Sunday, I make sure that Mondays are made for relaxing, literally laying around and doing little. Let’s say you are a normal M-F workforce employee, I’d suggest creating space for a restful…… Continue reading Parents Should Rest Well

I Actually Like My Children

At a recent hangout this July, I encountered parents who seemed over the parenting gig. The problem: their children were tiny. I can see feeling this way as your children get into the teen years and the feeling of annoyance here and there but clearly, the philosophy and viewpoint of the parents we encountered was…… Continue reading I Actually Like My Children