ARE YOU BUILDING TABLES OR FENCES?

For as long as I can remember I have loved "old" things. I think that is partially why I have been so drawn to this whole Farmhouse vibe that seems to be so popular nowadays.   The idea of simplicity, of having less but doing more, of being intentional, authentic, and hospitable. Growing up, my [...]

A BACK-2-SCHOOL PRAYER

Lord, Please be with my children today as they start school. Help them to grow more & more confident in the abilities you have given them. Help them to remember the values we have tried to instill in them. I pray that they are kind, helpful, respectful, brave & ready to learn today. Please be [...]

FOR THE MOMMA WHO FEELS LIKE SHE DOESN’T DO ENOUGH

With Mother's Day in the rearview mirror & several plates overflowing with activities and responsibilities right now, I have been thinking... ...Mommas, we need to give ourselves some more grace. We need to admit that we cannot do it all, at least not without our sanity suffering! I know, we've all heard it before. Have [...]

BEDTIME REMINDERS – FOR THE WEARY MOMMA

One day when 7:30pm rolls around it won't be anything more then another hour in the day, but tonight they need me. Tonight, even though they have pushed me to my limits all day, tested boundaries and had to have more fights broken up then I could keep track of, tonight they need "big hugs [...]

Motherhood Made Me Forget

I used to think "Mom brain" was a joke, but it is real and I'm pretty sure it feeds on lack of sleep & too little coffee in the morning. Somedays it seems like I cannot remember the simplest of things, somedays that's a blessing. I am grateful that I have forgotten things like being [...]