This quote accurately describes my current mood. Every morning I wake up and I pray that I can have the patience and tolerance to handle my two kids and every morning I seem to fail. Especially with my 5 year old. Some days I’m able to brush it off but some days it hits me… Continue reading I need to see a break in sight.
I picked up Lysa Terkeurst’s book “It’s Not Supposed To Be This Way.” Not because I’m currently going through life shattering heartache or pain, but I have been there before and I have close friends and family that are there now. I picked it up because sometimes pain, difficulties, or heartache don’t need to be… Continue reading Miraculous fixes without pain
podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/focus-on-the-family-broadcast/id290803395 I ran across this podcast today and I haven’t stopped thinking about it because there was so much that rang true to me. The title is New Hope for Moms Who Won’t Give Up, with special speaker (author & mom) Sarah Parshall Perry. This lady had me laughing, nodding in agreement and wanting to… Continue reading Encouragement for Moms
No matter how much I think I have things laid out and under control, nothing ever truly goes as planned. On my way to my parents house this morning to drop off Celeste before heading into work, I called my mom to let her know Celeste would be going to VBS today. So I would… Continue reading A whole lot of faith and grace
A couple of nights ago I was waking up from my usual bed time routine with the girls. As I stood in the bathroom prepping myself to wash my face I thought to myself… Yes, sometimes it is sucky that the only way our youngest, Elysse, will fall asleep is if I lay down beside… Continue reading These moments are fleeting
So these are bits and pieces from a conversation I’m having this morning with my dearest cousin and it prompted me to share on here with you all. cousin: so wtf is going on with yo? you? why the disorganized feeling? LOL me: i don’t know!!! LOL. i feel tired today. i feel like i need a… Continue reading Juggling adulting and parenting
You know that moment when you need to breathe into the brown paper bag to stop yourself from hurling? That’s what parenting, specifically being a mom, sometimes feels like to me. Tonight I had to go into the restroom and hold a towel to my mouth to muffle the sounds of my sobbing. I thought… Continue reading Motherhood: Currently experiencing high turbulence
Whoah, this sure hit home when I read it. Not proud to admit it but I definitely had my grumpy pants on about 10 minutes ago. Typically I like to get my workout and shower in before the kids wake up because then it’s just constant distractions and the girls wanting my attention. Well today… Continue reading No room for grumpy
I think two things helped make today a fabulous Friday: fueling myself and community. I was dreading getting out of bed this morning when my alarm went off because the night before I’d made a bad decision and stayed up late. I wanted to just hit snooze but then as I slowly remembered the commitment… Continue reading Motherhood: I Owned It Today
When you’re both so fatigued that you’re date night turns into a nap fest. This is the parenting “new normal”. And now I’m wide awake. Go figure.