Great tips for busy moms looking to simplify their mornings!
Last January I was dealing with a lot of health issues and struggling with anxiety. Life felt very overwhelming to me all the time. I really wanted to find my purpose andmy passion in life. I read several books and even met with a Christian counselor for guidance.
These are the days when our house transforms into our church every Sunday night. If you have kids, you know that cleaning with your house with kids around is basically like turning on a box fan with a stack of tall papers sitting in front of it, and then trying to keep those papers in […]
When we were looking to buy a house here in Huntsville, Tim’s stepdad gave us one piece of advice. He told us not to buy a house that had a backyard facing where the sun would set in the afternoons. When we were looking for houses, we happened to be looking during Alabama’s one week […]
When I was young and didn’t quite understand how the world worked yet, I had dreams of becoming a famous model. I’m not sure where this aspiration came from. I entered several beauty pageants in high school and never even placed. That should have been my clue that this wasn’t meant to be my industry. […]
After being here a little over a month, the exhaustion of adjusting to a new place and moving across the country really started to hit me. It didn’t help that over a six week period, we somehow managed to almost destroy Tim’s mom’s perfect house. Around week two, I somehow knocked over a lamp onto […]
In 1865, the California Geological Survey declared it “perfectly inaccessible, being probably the only one of the prominent points about the Yosemite which never has been, and never will be, trodden by foot.” It’s the granite mountain peak that stands out above others when you visit Yosemite. It’s one of the most beautiful, most rewarding, […]
Since we helped purchase Dalton’s house, Dalton’s mom is frequently on my mind. I often wonder what she is like. I often want to go to Uganda just to encourage her. Let her know she is doing a great job mothering her four children. I wonder who is telling her these things? Is anyone saying […]
Yesterday was day five of my lent fast. I have been fasting from cheese, which means I am basically giving up all the foods I actually eat and enjoy. And I will be honest, the fast took a pretty bad turn for the worst yesterday. It has been a little hard at our house the […]
Growing up, I considered myself a Christian. I didn’t have a relationship with Christ, never prayed, and never read my Bible, but all my friends were Christians, so I was definitely one too. And if something bad happened to someone, I probably told them I would pray for them. And maybe I really did pray […]