Loving my children

Choosing to Adopt

Why did you choose to pursue international adoption? We have been asked this question a few times since starting our adoption journey several months ago. I anticipate that we will be asked this question, and many more like it, throughout our adoption process and after we bring our son home. When I was a Freshman in College, I had the…

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Loving my children

My Children are a Blessing not a Burden

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Today I am starting a four-part series about children being a heritage from the Lord. When B was just a year old, I had a conversation with a lady that I will always remember. It wasn’t a bad conversation. I didn’t have an epiphany or big revelation. This conversation will  always stick with me because it reaffirmed what I already…

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Pray Big and Pray Hard

Learning to Pray Big and Pray Hard Today is December 1st. December is a hard month for my family, I’m not going to lie. December is the month all my precious children were born. It is also this month that my first child and only son, David,  passed away. December 18th, 2011. I have always been a Christian. I have…

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Homeschooling

Our First 12 Weeks of Homeschooling

  How is our home schooling year going? If any of you don’t know by now, this is year has been our very first “official” year of homeschooling. Last year we did home school preschool and I have always done some form of tot school with my oldest. This year however, I am teaching 3 grades. It is a huge…

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To the Mommy who struggles with Guilt

As a Mom I have struggled with guilt countless times. Did I say “no” too much today? Did I discipline my child enough? too much? Why was my child being so rude just now, was it something I taught them? Did I snuggle my child enough today? How many books did I read them? Everyone struggles with guilt as a…

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My (not so great) Balancing Act

My (not so great) balancing act If you have been reading my blog, you know that I have been out of commission for a while now. Why? You may ask. Well, to be completely honest, it is because I am terrible at balancing everything. In September I started homeschooling Kindergarten with my oldest, Preschool with my Niece, and Middle School…

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