Parenting

Kids are Savage!

Have I mentioned my 5 year old is savage? “What happened Mia?” “Oh. There was a spider… I killed it. I wanted it DEAD.”

Life · Parenting

Kids Say The Darnedest Things

You have kids that can speak? You know exactly what I’m talking about. I wanted to share a couple examples. EXHIBIT ONE Daughter 1: Yeah, I can’t wait for my baby brother to be here. Daddy: Who keep telling you we’re going to – Why do you say we’re going to have a baby brother?… Continue reading Kids Say The Darnedest Things

Life · Parenting

You’re Not Allowed To Get Big!

You realize how big your kids are getting not in the everyday, but when their clothes don’t fit. “Hey! That fit you a month ago… and now you look like you’re ready to go wading in the river!” Or when I look at videos and realize my oldest had a slight speech impediment from her… Continue reading You’re Not Allowed To Get Big!

Lessons · Life · Parenting

That’s not an answer

Because I said so. But mommy, that’s not a why (answer in four year old speech). Yes it is, you just don’t like it. Ouch, right? How many times have we heard that in our lives. >.< I like to pretend I don't have the answer when I don't have an answer I like... but… Continue reading That’s not an answer

Lessons · Life · Parenting · Wife Things

Realizing You’re Wrong (A story in GIFS)

Realizing your wrong when you’ve already started something Oh Shit Wide Eye GIF from Ohshit GIFs Watching as the conversation blows up in your face When You Make A Big Mistake GIF from Mistake GIFs Trying to back out Nope Baby GIF from Nope GIFs Trying to make it work Pirates GIF from Johnnydepp GIFs… Continue reading Realizing You’re Wrong (A story in GIFS)

It's a God Thing · Life

Live Joy

It’s Sukkot! Time to celebrate! I don’t think I ever really understood what Sukkot was about until this year. There’s several themes. First, you’ve come out of “Egypt.” You’ve been delivered from slavery. Egypt. Echoed in Christ’s deliverance from our sin. “For you are no longer a slave to sin.” Ask yourself: What have I… Continue reading Live Joy

Lessons · Life · Parenting

“The Years Fly”

Okay, let’s face it… Sometimes the struggle is a little real-er than others. Especially as a mom, professional, wife, etc. etc. etc. So many labels… You get the idea. The last thing I want to do at the end of the day is argue with a smaller version of myself about how I used the… Continue reading “The Years Fly”

Lessons · Life

Put On Your Mask First

Phew! It’s been a helluva week. I needed this reminder and so I’m passing it along. Moms… Dads… Caretakers… People in general! Put on your own mask first I know the rhetoric. But I need to do so much. I don’t have time to think about taking care of myself. But if I don’t do… Continue reading Put On Your Mask First

Lessons · Parenting

Making Homemade Baby Food (What You SHOULDN’T Do)

Mistake Number One: I decided one day to be healthy. Here I am, a new mom, my baby is 5 months and I think to myself… I’m going to be really healthy and give her the absolute best stuff. None of those preservatives or extra additives, I’m going to make all my baby food at… Continue reading Making Homemade Baby Food (What You SHOULDN’T Do)

It's a God Thing · Lessons

Why I Do Shabbat (Or Sabbath on Saturday)

The funny part about the law is you get convicted. The law I’m talking about is YHWH’s, God’s. So let me tell you why I was convicted… It all started with a simple realization: Jesus is a jew. Not all that startling. But then… Why don’t we follow what he did? He says to do… Continue reading Why I Do Shabbat (Or Sabbath on Saturday)