The Secret to the Perfect School Year

I spent a few minutes in the back to school section at Target the other day watching parents try to manage the chaos of gathering school supplies for multiple children. I wanted to gather us all in a circle for prayer because I could hear the tension in the words exchanged between a mother and […]

I’m A Slacker Mom

There’s a saying that goes something like this: “God couldn’t be everywhere, so He created mothers.” Well, it’s a lie. I know this because no matter how hard I try, I cannot seem to be everywhere my family needs me to be. For instance, yesterday my SUV had an appointment at the dealership to have […]

When Your Everything Is Tapped Out

Now that my boys are older I have a little more freedom to go away for a weekend with my husband or girlfriends once in awhile. When they were little I wanted to go away for lots of weekends and never return because my job as a stay at home mom was a 24 hour, […]

Great Expectations

Are you a planner? Do your plans work out the way you think they will: a) most of the time b) some of the time or c) rarely? I know, you don’t want to take a test today, but hang in there with me.  You see, I love to plan things. Like parties. I am […]