A Letter to Future Me: This is How You Were as a Mom

Dear Future Me, I wanted to write this letter to you, hopeful that you aren’t as hard on yourself (now that your kids are all grown up) as you were when you were a mom of young children. I hope you give yourself more grace and remember motherhood well. They say hindsight is 20/20, but… Continue reading A Letter to Future Me: This is How You Were as a Mom

10 Things My Strong-Willed Child is Teaching Me (Part 2)

In case you missed Part 1 of “10 Things My Strong-Willed Child is Teaching Me,” you can read it here. And without further ado, I want to share Part 2 — numbers six through 10 — of what I’m learning by being the parent of a wonderfully strong-willed child: 6. MAKE IT FUN.  I think… Continue reading 10 Things My Strong-Willed Child is Teaching Me (Part 2)

10 Things My Strong-Willed Child is Teaching Me (Part 1)

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times… To borrow from the illustrious Charles Dickens, the three years my husband and I spent in the throes of the terrible two’s, three’s, and fours with our strong-willed “Middlest One” were just that. One moment, life was blissful and fun as we watched… Continue reading 10 Things My Strong-Willed Child is Teaching Me (Part 1)

Lessons about God from Back-to-School Shopping

Back-to-school shopping is no joke. It can bring anxious feelings to the most seasoned and confident parents. For me, there’s the dread of driving to multiple locations to find special items on my kids’ school supply lists — with three kids in tow, and all the noise and drama that can bring. There’s also the unfortunate… Continue reading Lessons about God from Back-to-School Shopping

Making Time for Your Spouse When Life with Children Gets Hectic

Dear friends, I’m so excited to have my first-ever guest blog post by the author of From Me to We, Lucille Williams. She is a delightfully honest and funny writer who is passionate about God, marriage, and parenting. Her children are all grown, and in fact she is now a young grandmother! Lucille shares some wisdom… Continue reading Making Time for Your Spouse When Life with Children Gets Hectic