Balancing Multiple Children

Moms of multiple kids: Do you ever feel like when you’ve finally accomplished great things with one kid, you realize it’s at the expense of another? Several months ago I sensed frustration in our youngest boy and we were struggling with potty training. It became my focus and I’m happy to report we made great…

When the Love You Feel Doesn’t Match the Love You Show

For quite some time now, I have been battling a mystery illness. For years I have had off the wall symptoms and for months we have been looking for the cause as my symptoms continue to get worse. This post is not about my illness or who can guess what's wrong with me. This post…

The “Definition” of Parenting

What does being a parent really mean? Why is being a parent so hard? We've heard it a million times. Our children are not born with an instruction manual. Only they are. The bible. If you don't consider yourself a Christian, hang in here with me. I will mostly be referencing the dictionary believe it…

When the number of years you’ve lived and the number of houses you’ve lived in are the same.

I'll start with my high school writing assignments. You know the very memorable ones you keep in scrapbooks? The ones that ask you to collect memories, traditions, family trees etc and compile them into one big beautiful portfolio of your life up until that point? Those ones. Some of the assignments were easy for me…