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The TRUE Life Changing Magic Tidying Up: The Believers Responsibility of Keeping Our Hearts

The TRUE Life Changing Magic Tidying Up: The Believers Responsibility of Keeping Our Hearts The book The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing took the United States by storm with step by step instructions to decluttering and organizing our homes. After reading the book,  in the following months, I clearedContinue Reading “The TRUE Life Changing Magic Tidying Up: The Believers Responsibility of Keeping Our Hearts”

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The Start of Another. 2016 is here!

This evening, once again we celebrate the end of the year and the joyous start of another. We are excited to spend the evening with dear friends and remember all that has happened in the past 12 months. With each new year people are anxious to leave the old, used year in the past and put on theContinue Reading “The Start of Another. 2016 is here!”

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Do The Little Things Well

The older I get the more I am confronted with the realities of adult-hood and all that it is, and isn’t cracked up to be. Some parts about it are SO great! I get to decide what is for dinner, I got to NAME 3 other humans, I get to make and spend money, decorateContinue Reading “Do The Little Things Well”

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Freezer Prep For Quick, Easy, and Healthy Dinner

About a month before my 3rd child was born I had a panic moment realizing that I was going to be busy with caring for kids and babies and would never have time to do anything else. Ok so maybe I exaggerated a little bit in my mind but it did get me into “go mode”Continue Reading “Freezer Prep For Quick, Easy, and Healthy Dinner”

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What God Has Joined Together

This morning, as always, I received my good morning note from Gavin followed up with a call a bit later. Today, I am thankful for him now more than ever. I am grateful for the conviction he has and the desire for justice, leadership and truth. Here is an email he sent to me thisContinue Reading “What God Has Joined Together”

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Guest Post From My Husband: Hope from Habakkuk {go gavin!}

   As a parent, I look at the evil that runs rampant and I can worry for my children. If its school shootings in the news, yet another abduction, or even a Bible Study that is violently torn apart by a young man who has completely turned him self over to it, what kind ofContinue Reading “Guest Post From My Husband: Hope from Habakkuk {go gavin!}”

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I’m Trying Not To Go Crazy Here…. And That Is The Problem

Parenting When My Heart Is Not At Peace It is only 11:00 in the morning and I am already ready to be done with the day. From the moment my kids woke up my heart has been impatient and angry. Their behavior isn’t excessively disobedient, they are only 3, 2 and 10 months and learningContinue Reading “I’m Trying Not To Go Crazy Here…. And That Is The Problem”

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9 Ways to be Gracious on the Go 

  When I go somewhere with my kids we are quite the parade. A stroller, sometimes a front carrier, diaper bag, my purse, blankets, snacks and whatever my 3, 2 and 10 month old might possibly need while we are out. I’m wrangling kids, probably a few minutes late and without fail I hear a, “heyContinue Reading “9 Ways to be Gracious on the Go “

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Triggers and Weakspots 

  No it’s not the name of my new band. When I think about my life and the massive amount of sin that dwells in my heart it is often discouraging and overwhelming. Where do I even start?! The account of all my sin since the day I was born is endless. There is nothing IContinue Reading “Triggers and Weakspots “

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What to talk about. 

 Most of my days are spent interacting with my kids. Depending on the week, it would not be be unlikely that I would only interact with the kids (3,2, 10 months) and Gavin. After talking with kids, disciplining, making quesadillas and chopping fruit, changing diapers, and giving instructions day after day, when Sunday or bibleContinue Reading “What to talk about. “