With Mother's Day coming up this weekend, I've been thinking a lot about the amazing gift that motherhood is. God blesses us in so many ways, and children are one of the greatest glimmers of grace I think I'll ever see on this side of eternity. From the moment our daughter was born, I have … Continue reading A Post For Your Mama Heart
Some tips for the newly SAHM…
Hi everyone! I received a request from a few sweet mama's to share some bits of advice for a newly SAHM and wanted to bless them (and maybe you, too!) with bits that have really helped me transition from the busy, on-the-go-ALL-DAY-LONG, 1st grade teacher life... to the SAHM (that's also busy, on-the-go-ALL-DAY-LONG now) life. … Continue reading Some tips for the newly SAHM…
Growth. It's a good thing. But sometimes, growth can feel not so good. As my husband described it: like going down a river, sometimes growth feels fast and exciting like flying down the rocky rapids. Other times, growth can feel like floating down a lazy river or even stagnant and altogether dry. Slow, but steady. … Continue reading Growing Pains
Happy November + A Fun Recipe To Try!
HAPPY November everyone! I just love this month. November is filled with extra doses of thankfulness, don't you think? I love the anticipation for Thanksgiving- time with family and loved ones, which leads immediately into the exciting frenzy of gearing up for the Christmas season, which is my favorite Holiday. I wanted to share this … Continue reading Happy November + A Fun Recipe To Try!
A Mid-week in Waco
In lieu of Silobration week, I thought it fitting to share some of my favorite moments and details when my Mother-In-Law and I took Collins down to Waco Tuesday-Thursday on October 2nd-5th, 2017. I left feeling so inspired and excited to make our new home we'll be moving in to (all too soon!) our own. … Continue reading A Mid-week in Waco
*And I quote* husband’s favorite-ever healthy GF banana bread recipe
Alright, I have tried and tried several variations of healthy banana bread recipes and none have ever quite had the consistency I've been looking for. So, I took the recipe I had been using that was our favorite of the umpteen recipes I had made and tweaked them slightly on my own! And ta-da! The … Continue reading *And I quote* husband’s favorite-ever healthy GF banana bread recipe
5 Ways To Get Back Into School Mode From A Teacher!
As a former 1st grade teacher, this time of year when summer is winding down still gives me the new school year butterflies, even as I am at home with our one-year-old daughter now. As the weather cools off, and the dollar section at Target fills up with back-to-school goodies, the anticipation of a new … Continue reading 5 Ways To Get Back Into School Mode From A Teacher!
God Is Compassionate When We Are Not
Good morning! As I finished up reading Jonah, I had some time of reflection over the last two verses, questions, that God asks Jonah for the reader to think on and answer too. God used this passage to tend to my heart. Let me be transparent with you, because #impressingisexhausting: I can be very impatient … Continue reading God Is Compassionate When We Are Not
Blog Hop GIVEAWAY!
I am SO excited about this giveaway for you! I have teamed up with several wonderful businesses and artists to bring you an assortment of goodies you are going to love this summer! Before I jump into what is up for grabs in MY giveaway, you must know about the 8 OTHER giveaways that are … Continue reading Blog Hop GIVEAWAY!
Valentine’s Day Read Alouds and Craft Ideas!
Being a former teacher, I absolutely loved the month of February (and still do). February is "I love to read month," and also black history month, then there was the 100th day of school, Valentine's Day, and President's day! There was always something exciting to talk about next, and this winter month always seemed to … Continue reading Valentine’s Day Read Alouds and Craft Ideas!