Does Listening to God Really Matter?

Does Listening to God Really Matter? Following God's Calling for Your Life Even When the Days are Rough   Mom truth coming up... Sometimes I wish God called me to be somewhere else, to do something else. Sometimes I am so exhausted by my calling of being a mom and I wish, for just a [...]

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Why We Are Choosing to Homeschool

We ask children to do for most of a day what few adults are able to do for even an hour. How many of us, say, attending a lecture that doesn't interest us, can keep our minds from wandering? Hardly any. -John Holt We’re officially starting preschool as homeschoolers with Ellie on September 10th! The [...]

Loneliness in Motherhood

What's been your loneliest season of motherhood? Pretty much all of it. I have yet to have a consistent village. Everyone says they're lonely and then I ask them to do something and they say they are too busy. It is frustrating. ~Brooke B. I’m an extrovert (or introverted extrovert as I said in my last [...]

This is Me

This is Me I love getting to know people. When I start reading people's blogs I genuinely wonder who they are and what they're like. For anyone that wants to get to know me, here is my heart!   1. I got married at 18, 2 months after graduating high school, and had my first [...]

How to Overcome Mom Burn-Out

I feel like I’m not even qualified to write this because I’m stuck in the trenches right now and feel like I can’t climb out. But you know those days, or weeks (or for me it’s what has felt like months) of the same routine and endless fighting and whining? I don’t know what it [...]

6 Things No One Tells You About Extended Breastfeeding

22 months... is that really even extended? I honestly couldn’t even tell you. Did you know the World Health Organization (WHO) recommends breastfeeding until the age of 2? I never dreamed that I would nurse past a year. Before I had kids I thought breastfeeding was weird, and that I would find it awkward and uncomfortable. [...]

Sometimes Being a Parent…

Sometimes Being a Parent Just Really Sucks. There. I said it. I know you've all thought it too. Yeah, there are hard days, but sometimes being a parent in general is just the hardest thing ever. This last week and a half have pretty much been the most awful parenting experience we’ve had yet. Don’t get me wrong, [...]