The Precious Things They Say (Plus A Recipe)

The beginning of this post is to share of utter doom and failure. Okay, it isn’t the end of the world but I have a confession: I lied and broke trust with my kids. No, it’s not about the tooth fairy or Santa (although, the 7 year old is still a believer). However, it is…… Continue reading The Precious Things They Say (Plus A Recipe)

When Motherhood is Overwhelming

I am only ten years into this journey but with five children… I have to be honest and real…. I’ve never been so sad and stressed! Parenting. Highest highs… Lowest lows… I am told that this is the beginning and it only gets harder. I believe it. I also believe the moments can and will…… Continue reading When Motherhood is Overwhelming

Be Steadfast as He is Steadfast

Lamentations 3:22-23 22The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases;[a]    his mercies never come to an end;23 they are new every morning;    great is your faithfulness. I’ve lost count of my nights of restlessness and lack of sleep, but what I can tell you is God has been my source of joy. Waking up these last few months, we’d stare out…… Continue reading Be Steadfast as He is Steadfast

Worry Not About What You Will Wear

In Matthew chapter six, you will find these words in the New International Version: 28 “And why do you worry about clothes? See how the flowers of the field grow. They do not labor or spin. 29 Yet I tell you that not even Solomon in all his splendor was dressed like one of these. 30 If that is how God…… Continue reading Worry Not About What You Will Wear

Operate Out of His Goodness

Lamentations 3:22-24 NKJV Through the Lord’s mercies we are not consumed, Because His compassions fail not. They are new every morning; Great is Your faithfulness. “The Lord is my portion,” says my soul, “Therefore I hope in Him!” My eyes squinted open, hesitant to face the morning. I had already been woken up twice in…… Continue reading Operate Out of His Goodness

A Morning in the Life of a Mom with 5

(this post was originally written this morning; I have had a long day and some hiccups. Also, after baby finally went to sleep, I, now, am awake from falling asleep. It’s ten in the morning here in beautiful northern California! I have made five little smoothies and filled some cups twice, after some noodles this…… Continue reading A Morning in the Life of a Mom with 5

Raising 5 Children (Stories for Your Entertainment)

I hustled and hurried as I looked at the clock; just after 11am! Baby’s nap is coming up and I’ll be running to pick up the sisters, too… and this messy van hasn’t been cleaned in ages!! I have to clean this up… too messy! You see, my second born said to me the other…… Continue reading Raising 5 Children (Stories for Your Entertainment)

Seasons of Motherhood, New-To-Homeschooling Edition

Hello mamas! I have something fun to celebrate… part of me wishes it was a new baby! Nope, it’s something different: I am going to be a mom for a decade in August! *Cheers! *Bust out the glass of champagne! *Just kidding… or am I? Photo by Jenna Norman on Unsplash I will have gone…… Continue reading Seasons of Motherhood, New-To-Homeschooling Edition