When we’re running late and the clock is ticking to get out of the house, a certain five-year-old suddenly feels it necessary to move in slow motion. As I’m throwing wipes in the diaper bag and corralling children, he’s taking it easy, kicking his feet up, and then remembering now would certainly be the best time […]Read More seeing our children for who they'll become
I think you always need a dose of bravery when you read your words in front of a giant (well, to me!) room full of women. Today at MOPS, I shared a devotional based on this blog post. How do we raise brave kids? Start by being brave mamas! Sometimes, we let people put out the […]Read More 31 days of living free: what is brave?
Be you, bravely. I pulled packing tape over the last of the boxes and hugged the last of our lingering friends. I shuffled my feet in the dusty doorframe of our first home, listening to the hardwood floors creak for the last time, mentally filing away three years worth of memories as I shut the […]Read More 31 days of living free: be you bravely
This morning, I had the privilege of sharing with our local Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) group about sharing our stories through blogs. When the leaders asked me to speak for a few minutes, I wasn’t sure what I was going to talk about. Isn’t creating a blog something you Google how to do once and […]Read More share your story…it matters
Fear paralyzes us from doing big things. It stops us from living the beautiful life waiting for us because we’re stuck in our own minds, worrying about the what-if’s. If there’s a rallying cry for women, it’s this: We need to be fearless. MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) is super popular in our small town, and […]Read More 3 steps to being fearless + extraordinary