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 →

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 →

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 →

Good and Perfect Gifts

It’s 5am and once again I wake with a jolt because I’m positive I hear the quick, raspy breath of my 3-year-old as he enters the room. I look around and hubby is just climbing in bed. “Maybe I’m just hearing things” I think to myself….But not long after Paul S. (Hubby) has settled in,... Continue Reading →

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