Family/Motherhood/Military Life

Under My Nose: Appreciating the Blessings Right in Front of Me!

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!

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Benefits of Family Game Night

Family Friday Create If you've been following me, you know I've been in a process of decluttering and getting rid of stuff like crazy. One of the areas I sorted through was our game closet. The kids had out grown some of our games and we decided to get rid of some so we can… Continue reading Benefits of Family Game Night

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Dance Your Troubles Away

Family Friday The kids were acting fussy this morning...fighting over who got the blue Lego mini figure pants. They were loud and brassy. I'm like...really?!?!?! Anyway, this trivial argument was monumental in their minds and I wanted to respect that. We tried to discuss it rationally which only lead to more tears by my 4… Continue reading Dance Your Troubles Away

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End of a Season

Today, I mark the end of a season...the season of being a member of MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers.) To some, that may seem like such a minor thing. But, for me, it's huge. MOPS has been more than just a mommy group for me! It's been a group of women that got me through some… Continue reading End of a Season

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We Don’t Need to be Preaching to be Teaching

1 Peter 5:7 Cast all your anxieties upon him because he cares for you. Today, I was reading out of 1st Peter 5. This chapter is directed towards Elders (or leaders in general). You might be thinking, "well, I'm not in a leadership position so this doesn't pertain to me." Well, I think mothers fall into… Continue reading We Don’t Need to be Preaching to be Teaching

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Raising Steak Cutters

Let's talk kids and chores! A friend of mine posted a video today of a toddler running the vacuum cleaner. It got me thinking...at what age should my kids be doing certain chores? I've seen several articles with chore timelines but what REALLY is appropriate? What can my small kids REALLY be learning by cleaning the house? It starts out… Continue reading Raising Steak Cutters

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Under My Nose: Appreciating the Blessings Right in Front of Me!

As a little girl, I always imagined what it would be like to be a mommy some day. I just knew that I would have ALL baby girls-5 of them! And, these little beauties would all be just like me. We would be the best of friends. I had such big plans for these imaginary… Continue reading Under My Nose: Appreciating the Blessings Right in Front of Me!