When we first moved to Texas, I knew one family. I remember the first couple of weeks being very lonely. When we found a church we had to work hard to get to know friends because the church was large and the only way to do that was to have people over. Hospitality became a... Continue Reading →

When trying to change habits, it's helpful to have an accountability partner and who better to keep you accountable than the people who imitate your every move?

A year ago, if you had told me that one habit could change the mood of my day I would have laughed. But now I realize there is one thing I can do to set myself up for a greay day.

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 →

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