It's in these stressful seasons that we grow the most. I'm excited, not only for each of these special events, but to see how God uses them to make me grow as a person!
My parents' divorce ultimately just grew our family rather than divide it.
Family Friday My husband missed our sons Birthday. He didn't get to see the kids in their Halloween costumes this year. He missed Thanksgiving. He will miss seeing the sparkle of our lights and their excited glowing faces on Christmas morning. We will ring in the New Year without him. The list goes on and on....special… Continue reading What Being a Military Family Taught Me About the Holidays
Loss Loss I've been pretty blessed in my life. I have lived a life full of love and yet, I've never really experienced loss up until this point. My wonderful Father-in-Law went home to Jesus yesterday after an 18 month battle with Lung Cancer. It's still hard for me to say those words. It's hard… Continue reading Loss: A Tribute to My Father In-Law
Family Friday Music... Driving from our house to Waikiki today, the radio turns on to the mashup of 10,000 Reasons//What a Beautiful Name. Instantly, my kids (5 & 7) start singing along. It was so sweet to hear their little voices singing along word for word. I couldn't help but smile as I watched them… Continue reading How I Use The Power of Music to Maintain A Happy Home
As parents, we tend to focus on what WE are teaching our kids. Perhaps, they are the ones who are, in fact, teaching us!
The bible says "love is patient, love is kind." I love my kids more than anything...so why am I not always patient with them? And, in those moments, not always kind?
Nothing says "I love you" more than devoting time for one another!
Hey friends! Sorry I have been a little non-existent lately! I have family visiting us from the mainland. I can't wait to share with you soon some of what we have been doing while they are visiting. We definitely are keeping the adventurous lifestyle going. We rented a beach house on the North Shore of… Continue reading Paused: Taking Time to Recharge
Friends, I just hit 1,000 likes! I am so thankful and so humbled you have all taken the time to read my words the past 2 months! I appreciate all of your encouragement along the way and I look forward to continuing on this adventure with you! Y'all are great! In honor of this, I… Continue reading Under My Nose: Appreciating the Blessings Right in Front of Me!