Family/Motherhood/Military Life

Something I’ve Done Right: Realizing I’m a Damn Good Mom!

I tend to focus on how tired I feel or I let myself feel guilty for not doing all of the fun activities on my Pinterest Boards. But, when it comes down to it, they don't need the "extras." They just need a present me.

Family/Motherhood/Military Life · Healthy Living

Running Made Me a Better Mom

Tonight...I ran! If you know me, I am not a runner...at all! In fact, I despise it! My husband is the runner in the family. Even when he's deployed on his submarine, he's always trying to fit in time for a treadmill run. It's pretty crazy how they cram a treadmill onto a submarine (just… Continue reading Running Made Me a Better Mom

Family/Motherhood/Military Life

Simply Having A Wonderful Christmas Time: Christmas Lights, S’Mores, Scavenger Hunt & Live Nativity

Family Friday One of my favorite things to do this time of year is drive around and look at Christmas lights. Ever since I was a little girl, I have been fascinated by them! I remember my dad grabbing the ladder and crawling on the roof to put up lights and how proud it made… Continue reading Simply Having A Wonderful Christmas Time: Christmas Lights, S’Mores, Scavenger Hunt & Live Nativity

Faith · Family/Motherhood/Military Life

When God Needs Your Attention at 5am

My sweet blogging friends at A Fractured Faith wrote about "why do you get out of bed in the morning?" To quote them, "Some mornings both the flesh and the spirit are unwilling when it comes to rising and facing the daily grind. " This had me cracking up! It's soooooo true! I am one… Continue reading When God Needs Your Attention at 5am

Family/Motherhood/Military Life

How This Over-busy Mom Made Time for Herself

Family Friday Rush, rush. Hurry, hurry.As a busy mom of 2 kids, I used to feel we were constantly running from one place to another with hardly a moment to catch our breath in between. I felt, if we weren't heading home FROM something, we were heading out the door TO something. I found myself… Continue reading How This Over-busy Mom Made Time for Herself

Family/Motherhood/Military Life

The Most Important Traits to Teach Your Kids

Family Friday If you could teach your kids one trait, what would it be? What values do you hope to instill in them? My son's school just started a program called The Six Pillars. The Six Pillars is a school-wide character education program that teaches students the importance of character, and also recognizes students displaying… Continue reading The Most Important Traits to Teach Your Kids