With all the ups and downs of life, it can be hard to find stability. Thankfully, we have one thing that we know for certain will never change.

Very few things are as frustrating as things not going how we planned. But have you ever stopped to wonder how you should react?

Note from Hannah This is my sister-in-law Hillary, her husband, Nathan, and their son Solomon. Nathan is an active duty Navy Pilot so they understand what it's like to live a life of unpredictability. After four moves in four years and Nathan's first deployment approaching, I asked Hillary to share some of the wisdom she... Continue Reading →

this post contains affiliate links and I may be compensated for any purchases made through them In a previous post I mentioned that we recently moved back to Oklahoma to be near family and we are in a temporary housing situation, more specifically, living in my parents' RV in their driveway. We went this route to... Continue Reading →

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.

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 →

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