Best of, Motherhood, Poetic Mama

I’m a Stay-At-Home Mom and I wear leggings every day

Wahh. Wahh. No time to pee. No time to eat. Must. Get. Up. Must. Feed. Asher. Good morning.
The sweetest face. Ever. Big smile. Raspberry kisses. Crusty hand from sucking all night. Hmm. Crusty mattress. Spit up? My night gown is damp. Yep. Thought so. Leaked some milk. What am I doing? You're hungry. Right. Huh? I don't know where your pants are. I'm feeding the baby. Wear your work...
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Grief, Holidays

Ideas to Help You Fight Winter Blues

 Have you heard of winter blues before? I had not until a few years ago. It was about this time of a year, and I became pretty depressed. There were some challenges with my job that I think triggered the spiral. Ever since that time, I'm more aware of how easy it is for me to get depressed this time of year. You'd think with the holidays approaching that every thing would be fun and jolly....
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Best of, Marriage, Struggling Faith

Why Can’t I Just Forgive?

Some times when I'm mad at Mike, he might ask me if I'm still mad at him. Sometimes I respond, "I'm only on seventy times two right now!" He knows I'm referring to Peter in the book of Matthew.
"At that point Peter got up the nerve to ask, 'Master, how many times do I forgive a brother or sister who hurts me? Seven?'
Jesus replied, 'Seven! Hardly. Try seventy times seven.' "     Matthew...
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Best of, Gratitude

A Salute to the Working Dad

Mike came home from work late and was exhausted. I could tell he needed a little time to transition being home. Sometimes I take for granted that he just worked a twelve hour day and coming home from the chaos of work takes him a moment. I feel like there is all this hooblah out there about working moms and stay at home moms and some ridiculous battle ground gets created about who's better...

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Best of, Marriage, Struggling Faith

Marriage Is Hard

Marriage is hard.
This sounds like the Biggest. Understatement. Ever.
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I recently have been reading the book of Matthew in The Message Bible (Eugene Peterson's translation). I'm a big Peterson fan and have loved reading this Bible. If you're unfamiliar with The Message and are...
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Marriage

Secret Power of Speaking God’s Word–Confessions for Wives

 

I started getting frustrated with Mike. Like it was his fault or something. So the little time we did see each other was turning into bickering and annoyance. The fifteen minutes in the morning was turning in to who can get the last word in! I was listening to Joyce Meyer and if you've ever read any of her books or heard her, you know that she emphasizes the power of your thoughts and...

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