Beating the Morning Grind: One Morning Mommy Hack. Are the mornings crazy and you aren't awake? One hack I use for my family of 7 every morning.

Morning Mommy Hacks

Today I am honored to be writing at www.sharonschuler.com . Sharon and I have a lot in common, and I am drawn to her blog to find good tips about parenting. I love anything to help streamline my day with my kids. Sharon has a wealth of information about “Busy Mom…

What Are The Best Lessons God teaches in the Mess? In every mess, trial, problem is an important lesson God is trying to teach. Can you figure it out?

What are the Best Lessons God Teaches in the Mess?

Today I am honored to be guest posting at meredithhcarr.com. Meredith’s blog is an inspiration for those times when life is trying. She encourages her readers to find and keep following Jesus in the hard. Her theme this summer is “Lessons in the Mess” and I wanted to share what…

5 Tips to Get You Closer to God's Will. Have you been praying, waiting for direction? We want a sign to tell us how to proceed. If we are spending time with God, we should see the sign. Maybe we should be more concerned with following the Shepherd, than seeing the sign.

5 Tips to Get You Closer to God’s Will

Today I’m participating in Suzie Eller’s #livefreeThursday and the topic to write on this week is: “When I think I need a sign.” Enjoy and head over to her site where women are in conversation about matters concerning them.  Suzie calls it a “sisterhood of brave girls.” Let me know…

Accepting Life As It Is: A Sweet Surrender. We don't like the word surrender. Could the best of life happen when we surrender and let God lead?

Accepting Life as It Is: A Sweet Surrender

Today I am guest blogging at Accordant Life.  This is an honor to be posting over there. Marina has been blessed with a new addition to her family, a little baby boy. She has invited some bloggers to help fill in as she enjoys her babymoon with her little guy.…

Why Should I Want To Stick Out in Faith? My daughter wanted to stand up for her faith, but she didn’t want to stick out. How does God bless us when we stand out?

Why Should I Want to Stick Out in Faith?

My teeth were clenched, and I felt sick to my stomach. The steam was pouring out of my ears like it does on the cartoons. My inner mama bear was furious. I felt like I had to do something: tell someone off, or anonymously post something eluding to the incident…

How Do You Parent When You Are Overcome By Your Own Mess? We are sometimes sinking in our own problems, and can't see beyond that. Do you ever feel like your mess will become your child's mess?

How Do You Parent When You’re Overcome by Your Own Mess?

 Sinking A few years ago, I was clawing at normalcy. A few health conditions knocked me off my feet, and I was sinking into a pit of anxiety. Every day I felt like I was trending water, and any moment I could go down. And the mess is so big…