Ever find yourself struggling to keep your head above water in your spiritual walk? I often find myself in such a position and find I learn something new everytime.

It was happening again. I could hear my words and knew, even as I was saying them, I was hurting my children. Not only were they words meant to tear them down, they were in the loudest, most angry tone I could muster. In one moment, I became the one thing I swore I'd never... Continue Reading →

I often find myself living under the shadow of failure and guilt. It's a hard feeling to shake, but not impossible.

Mornings with little can be hard. They are even harder when your spouse has to sleep. But I've figured out a few survival tricks.

The tagline of this blog is "Real Mom. Real Kids. Real Life." I intentionally chose the word "real" because I wanted to keep myself accountable and refrain from creating this picture of a mom who has it all together. I didn't want you imagining me standing in the kitchen with my hair fixed pretty and... Continue Reading →

"You need to wait for Mommy to finish." "Not right now sweetheart, maybe later." "Wait for your turn." I feel like a broken record saying some version of these sentences over and over all day long. Our kids don't like waiting. And I can't say I blame them. How many times when calling a doctor... Continue Reading →

I grew up in Christian home attending a church that valued the Bible highly. As a result, I was continually reminded of the importance of reading, studying Scripture, and spending time in prayer. It's what many refer to as "Quiet Time". Over the years I've worked to establish the habit of reading the Bible daily... Continue Reading →

Why I Gave Up Waking Before My Kids

(Note: this post contains affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate, I may receive compensation for purchases made through this link) As a Christian mom, I often hear this question presented to more mature Christian women: "How can I make time for God during this season with little kids?" And often the woman asked give what... Continue Reading →

Dinner Time without Daddy (or Mommy)

Once upon a time, a mother wearing real clothes and in full makeup was in the kitchen cooking dinner. The children were in the living room playing with puzzles and blocks. And just as the mom put the finishing touches on the beautiful, healthy dinner she had made from scratch, her husband came home from... Continue Reading →

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