Life Portrayed on Social Media

Today I have been thinking about how life can be portrayed on social media. If you take a look at my Facebook, you probably think I deserve a mother-of-the-year award. There are all sorts of videos and pictures of our kids enjoying life. We often […]

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Breaking Free From Anxiety

Anxiety  What does that word mean? The dictionary defines it like this: anx·i·e·ty aNGˈzīədē noun a feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease, typically about an imminent event or something with an uncertain outcome. “he felt a surge of anxiety” desire to do something, typically accompanied […]

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I Win and So Do You

  This isn’t my typical kind of post, but I really feel like God wants me to write about this. And, well, that is the purpose of this blog, to write whatever God puts on my heart. Perhaps this will save a life! I’ve been […]

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The Face of Depression

“Take a good look at that face. Go ahead, do it. What do you see? Do you see a happy, glowing mother-to-be? I bet you do, just like many others who have commented on my Facebook page about how beautiful and glowing I look. Do […]

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Mastitis Without Breastfeeding

I wanted to write a quick post about something that I recently experienced, in order to educate other women. A little more than a week ago, I woke up with pain in my left breast. My initial thought was that one of the kids had […]

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FIRE IGNITED

Tonight I finished reading “make me a Legend: For The Dream of a Better Tomorrow” by Chuck Balsamo. Yay! I finished an entire book! That’s a huge accomplishment for a mother of 4 who finds it hard to focus on anything longer than a few […]

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SUMMER BUCKET LIST

We’ve spent at least our last three summers taking care of babies and barely getting out of the house. It has been a trying (but precious) time for our family. My husband wasn’t making as much money as he’s making now, so our summer fun […]

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LIFE IS A GIFT, LIVE IT

Me on my special day (wearing clothesbought with my birthday money)! Today is a special day to me. It’s my birthday. I’ve not always considered this a special day. Once I even threatened my husband that if he did anything for me for my birthday, […]

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