Addiction, Society, and the Stigma

Today I want to discuss a topic that is near and dear to my heart. Sadly, it is a topic that has affected me deeply because two people that I love dearly struggle with addiction, one being a drug addict, the other an alcoholic. For simplicity’s sake, I will refer to alcoholism and drug addiction…

Why Start Your Day With Jesus

I have been trying to explain why and come up with an explanation for why it is so important to start your day with Jesus. Tonight it hit me… I start my day with Jesus because I cannot afford to NOT!! Yes, I just did an all caps word and 2 exclamation points. My Epiphany…

The Blessing Jar

I was recently at a birthday party and one of the birthday presents was a beautiful blessing jar. This really got me thinking of how I need to implement this in my family. What is a Blessing Jar? A blessing jar is a specific jar that you write down your blessings or things that you…

Respecting and Encouraging Your Husband

If there was a fly on the wall of your house, would it say that you are respecting and encouraging to your husband? In a world that looks down upon masculinity and the very nature of a man, we as wives must counter this faulty thinking and show our husbands respect that they need as…

Raising a Child With Food Allergies- Part 1.5 (Pain and Healing)

I hope you were able to read part 1 of this series titled Raising a Child with Food Allergies. I want to share our story because I know that so many people have been through and are going through these challenging times with their little ones and know first hand the pain and healing. Do…

To the Mom Who Has Few Friends

Have you ever woken up one day and realized how few friends you have? Over time you have realized that you have fewer and fewer friends, but one day it hits you, that your friend list is quite slim. I am not talking about your social media friends, but the friends you reach out to…

Raising a Child with Food Allergies (Part 1)

Raising a child with food allergies is a lot harder than I ever imagined. It is something that is certainly not for the faint of heart. Our youngest was born with FPIES (Food Protein Induced Enterocolitis). How It All Began The day my milk came in around day 3 or 4 of life, our daughter…

Do Not Worry Mama

Do you worry? Do you worry about the big things and sometimes do they keep you up at night? Do you worry about the little things that at the end of the day do not really matter? In complete honesty, I am a huge worrier. This morning as I sit in the mountains on the…

Show Yourself Grace

I am going to be honest, what I am going to tell you today may be hard to accept and believe. I am going to tell you how to show yourself grace. Showing Yourself Grace Even When is is Hard I have been working on being more productive and organizing my home. If you know…