Category Archives: Being Mommy

The Blessing of Enough

I’ve been shopping for clothes for my six-year-old daughter to wear to school this winter, and I am so frustrated! The “skinny jeans” and low-rise fad has made it impossible to find something that fits and will cover her behind. … Continue reading

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Lessons from the winter that would not end

The winter has been rough on many levels. The weather is the most tangible and obvious brutality this season. Temperatures in below zero degrees Fahrenheit on multiple occasions. I’m a southern girl, and I am not used to that. After … Continue reading

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What I hope to teach my daughter

In my daughter’s fifth year she has seen a lot of mile stones. Turning 5 was just the first of those. Starting kindergarten was a big change, but as most young children she dealt with the transition well. We added … Continue reading

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The In-between

Since I was little I have identified with many of the traits of being born in late June and that astronomical sign Cancer (don’t judge). I’m not saying I spend a lot of time understanding all the aspects of what … Continue reading

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Taking Turns Is Stewardship

I’ve been doing a lot of work with stewardship lately and will continue this work for the near future, but what I’ve noticed is how very many life lessons are lessons of stewardship. The other day, at the breakfast table … Continue reading

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Intention

This morning, in the middle of morning cartoons that started way too early for this mommy’s liking, my precious boy (all of 2) turned around to face me while sitting in my lap and said, “I happy.” “You’re happy?” I … Continue reading

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A Star, A Star…

So tonight, after seeing an article on it earlier today, I invited my four-year old daughter to bundle up and go watch a meteor shower with me.  Abbie was excited about it because she had seen an episode of Doc … Continue reading

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