Honesty is the Best Policy.

I’m currently doing a devotional called “Parenting God’s Way.” This morning the focus was on instilling ethical behavior in our children. “Stress the rewards for honesty, including the blessing of a clear conscience. Encourage your children to understand that even if their dishonesty isn’t discovered, their own conscience will trouble them.” I’ve never seen itContinue reading “Honesty is the Best Policy.”

Mom Expectations #thisis38

I listened to a Podcast yesterday that spoke about all that Mom’s feel expected to do. Whether it is society, social media, family, friends or just ourselves placing those expectations. (Time To Wine Podcast, check it out) Well, I have to say, I don’t feel much pressure from others to be a certain way. IContinue reading “Mom Expectations #thisis38”

Parenting #thisis38

Yesterday was our weeknight at church. Every week we go to church on Wednesdays for dinner, then the kids have activities. We are there for a couple of hours. Church is my home away from home. I’ve been going to the same church my entire life. My best friends in the world go there, myContinue reading “Parenting #thisis38”

Ten Minutes: Yesterday…

Yesterday morning at 9am I heard a scream come out of my 5 year old that I had never heard before.  My husband and I were still laying in bed, but I went flying down the stairs.  Blood was just gushing down Noah’s head.  I immediately scooped him in my arms, cradled him like aContinue reading “Ten Minutes: Yesterday…”

Ten Minutes to DREAM

What dream is in your heart that you haven’t seen God do for you yet? There are a lot of dreams on my heart right now.  Things that I have been talking to God about, been brave enough to talk to God about since the first of the year. I have often thought, I amContinue reading “Ten Minutes to DREAM”

Step One of Dealing With a Toddler — Never Trust a Jellyfish

Dealing with a toddler can be an overwhelming experience, whether you’re a first time mom like me or an experienced child wrangler. So tips on how to deal with said toddler are always welcome, or at least that’s how I feel. So here’s my unsolicited tip of the day for all the besieged toddler-parents out […]Continue reading “Step One of Dealing With a Toddler — Never Trust a Jellyfish”

Your Ex

I love this post.  As someone who has gone through all the emotions with my ex from extreme love, to extreme hate and everywhere in between, I get this post.  However, I have never (that I can think of) encouraged my children to do anything but love their Dad. This is something that truly getsContinue reading “Your Ex”

Successful Co-Parenting Tips — Not the Average Mama

This was written my kids Stepmom and my friend. She is fantastic and has been better at some of these skills than I was for years. I think that she was able to gain a lot of perspective from her own parents divorce. Which even though the other 3 of us hadn’t experienced, we wereContinue reading “Successful Co-Parenting Tips — Not the Average Mama”