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Some days, being “mama” isn’t all-too easy.  It can be far easier to see the bad behavior rather than the amazing gift standing before us.  So, what do we do when the amazing seems hidden?  How do we call out our children to be who God has designed and declared them to be…(Read More)

So we left off from “The Pressure Cooker – Part 1,” with the thought that we need to know our design. God made us in an intimate way, knowing us before we were formed , “For you [God] formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you, for I…(Read More)

Got Vision?

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So, life can be difficult sometimes…and a bit mysterious, right?  And when I don’t have a clear vision for what I’m doing, it can get downright frustrating. A few years ago, my hubby and I (finally) agreed that we would homeschool our kids.  (By the way, this post is not about whether…(Read More)

Our family vacation last week was bookended with a 900-mile road trip tackled in a single day, both ways. I’ve never really loved being confined in a car for up to 18 hours, especially with little ones. But this trip was different. Yes, there were certain changes from trips we’ve taken before…(Read More)

I Need a Do-Over

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Perhaps you can relate to this: waking up to the sound of monkey noises coming from the child who is both climbing on you and attempting to pull you out of bed simultaneously.  The house is a wreck from the day before spent NOT doing any chores, the kitchen has no clean dishes, the children…(Read More)

In my mind, our camping trip, and our entire vacation was going to be a time for contemplation and reflection…to be purposeful in examining areas that I need to take back to God. And then reality of what “vacation” means while having preschoolers hit me! One-bedroom hotel rooms, an enclosed vehicle, and a…(Read More)