A Tribute to My Daughter on Her Birthday

Oh, my dear daughter, thirty years have passed from the day I first held you in my arms. It’s been an exhilarating journey being your mom. No, it hasn’t been all bliss and lollypops and gum drops, you and I both know this. You were not easy to raise. Me, with my I want to […]

In Light of Vegas

We’ve all heard crazy stories about Las Vegas. One lady tried to get cash from a Sprinkles Cupcake “ATM” machine, while there’s a guy in a corner crying, and he’s in a diaper. A stupid sign that reads “Kick me in the nuts” and it only costs $10.00. Friends at a Blackjack table pulling their […]

Give Me Attention

It was moving day for my daughter, son-in-law, and precious grand-baby. This meant that Grandma and Grandpa, seriously, I can’t believe grand is referring to me and my husband. It makes me sound so old, but I feel young. Like a teenager, even. Okay, too far. But get this, yesterday, a gentleman asked me, How old […]

A Mother’s Legacy by Seana Scott

This week we have a guest post by my beautiful friend, Seana Scott. You don’t want to miss this post! Seana Scott is a work-in-the-home mom to three littles, freelance writer, seminary student, and blogs to encourage moms at SeanaScott.org.  A Mother’s Legacy by Seana Scott My mom died recently. I sit at her favorite […]

The Joy and Ruckus of Being a Mother

Yes, yes, I know Mother’s Day is over. But being a Mom is everyday. Since the close of our mom day, I’ve been contemplating the joys and absolute ruckus that surrounds motherhood. This was my first Mother’s Day as an “empty nest” mom. Truth be told, I don’t much like having an empty nest. Can […]

We Are Family

I was watching the TV show Modern Family. I love this show. Have you seen it? The thing that I love about the show the most, and the thing that always brings me back, is how the family stays connected. No matter what, they love and accept each other—no judgment, no accusations, no limits. Now […]

Change Stinks

I’ve been watching the TV show This Is Us. I love it. Confession: I’m kind of addicted, much like I’m kind of addicted to food and coffee and peanut butter. There was one episode highlighting Thanksgiving. The family in this show was on their way to see Grandma and Grandpa and spend Thanksgiving with them. […]

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