Mama, what defines you? Who are you when what you are known for is stripped away? The thought “I’m not good enough” resonates with many of us. This lie doesn’t respect gender, ethnicity, economic status or age. But Mamas—mothers—tend to embrace this lie the most. Hear me, Mama, You Are Enough. “You Are Not Enough” … Continue reading Mama, You Are Enough
Traveling with kids is a tricky venture. As a military family, we endured many a long-distance trip traveling to our new duty station. To avoid hearing “Are we there yet?” or “How much longer?” on your next trip, here are a few survival tips I’ve gathered to make traveling with kids more sane. 18 Survival … Continue reading 18 Sanity Survival Tips When Traveling with Kids
There are times saying or hearing “I’m Sorry” isn’t enough. Whether we were the one wronged, or the one who did wrong, some offenses demand more of a deeper level of forgiveness. It requires reconciliation. The Seven Words The seven words “I was wrong. Will you forgive me?” are important in every relationship. But it … Continue reading When Forgiveness Needs to be More Than an Apology
Worries and cares of this life cause us to wonder what if? A study has proven that 85% of what we worry about never happens. And when the what ifs do happen, you will be able to handle it better than expected. Worry: 85% of it never happens This study investigated how many of our imagined … Continue reading Burdened with Worry? Let it Go!
Your small child is frustrated and upset. From experience, you see an emotional explosion brewing. To offset the damage, you urge her by saying, use your words, Honey. This works in marriage, too. Stop the Donkey Talk For most of our marriage, Dennis and I have been guilty of assuming the other knows how we … Continue reading Stop the Donkey Talk|Stop Assuming