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
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)
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
As this very polarizing political season comes to a close, I have often thought about my children, who are ages 8, 5, and 3. I’m very thankful that they are so young and don’t really understand what has been going on in our country these past nine months or so. I wanted to write this down,… Continue reading What I Hope to Teach My Children About Politics
“I don’t like you! I don’t love you! You’re a mean mommy!” “I don’t want to be a part of this family!” “Why do you look so pretty today? I don’t like when you look pretty.” “Ick! No, I don’t want a hug or a kiss!” Why, yes, these are all things my five-year-old daughter… Continue reading When Your Child Says Mean Things to You
I’ll be honest with you. I used to be a cute, vivacious, fun lady. I have been asked on several occasions throughout my adulthood, “Why are you so happy all the time?” I was joyful. I had passion for my faith. I had style. I had finally figured out how to make my curly hair look cool. I… Continue reading Why Grumpy Mommy, Frumpy Mommy?