adulting

My girls went back to school yesterday. It brings me JOY.. and it also makes me a little bit sad.  I remember all those years I dreamed of having a baby, and in my own naiveté, I thought those toddler years would last forever.  But I blinked, and my girls have grown up overnight. We […]

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lean on me

The heavens unleashed a downpour around us as the girls and I sat waiting in the drive-thru line.  We were at Chick-fil-a, where everything is their pleasure!  I just love that place!  Not only are they uber pleasant, but their food is always awesome. Anyway, back to my story… We were sitting there and a […]

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If you love something, set it free…

Sometimes as a mom, we have to let go of our own dreams for our kids so they can pursue their own passions.   I’m not ashamed to admit that I sometimes live vicariously through my girls. We want for them to experience the same joys we had as children, while at the same time- we […]

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Standing Tall

 Listen, stay alert, stand tall in the faith, be courageous, and be strong- 1 Corinthians 16:13 It’s the little things that make me smile.  Sunflowers are one of those things.  I can’t get enough of them.  A daydreamer at heart- I could stare at them all day if I’d let myself!  I remember seeing them […]

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The evolution of “Mom”

Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.  Proverbs 22:6 I have had the pleasure of spending lots of time with my girls over the last couple of weeks.  Ok- honestly, some of these times were not pleasurable at all, and were […]

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In one ac”cord”

Not quickly broken,  a cord of three… eldest, youngest daughter and me. My oldest daughter received the nickname “Sweet Treat” from a special lady several years ago.  I must say that she lives up to this lovely nickname in many ways.  Earlier this week, as I tucked her into bed, she said, “Momma, I have […]

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