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)

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)

Lessons · Parenting

I want to be left behind (sort of)

Back to School These words haven’t meant much since I finished my own schooling 4 years ago. Now though… These words have a totally different impact. My kiddo is now of an age to attend school. It’s still preschool, but it’s pre-k 4 and has a structure similar to kindergarten. Put another way – I… Continue reading I want to be left behind (sort of)

It's a God Thing · Lessons

Dying to Self: It’s not death, it’s murder

“knowing this, that our old self was crucified with Him, in order that our body of sin might be done away with, so that we would no longer be slaves to sin; for he who has died is freed from sin.” – Romans 6:6-7 But did anyone ever tell you that the self has a… Continue reading Dying to Self: It’s not death, it’s murder

Lessons · Parenting

What Being Sisters Mean

Before I get into this post, I think it’s necessary to share that I grew up the middle child with brothers older and younger than I. I now have all girls and I’m seeing first-hand that the dynamic is very different. My daughters are showing me what it means to be sisters. When I found… Continue reading What Being Sisters Mean

Lessons · Wife Things

Submission is a dirty word

Submission is a dirty word Whenever I mention submission here are the faces I typically get. Men:   Women: But let me tell you what submission is all about As someone who is stubborn and rebels against control of any kind – I was right there with the women. “Submit? What you want me to… Continue reading Submission is a dirty word