Blog Archives

Can We Please Take It Up a Notch?!!

I have read several blog posts/articles lately asking fellow moms to take it down a notch. Pinterest and Instagram and Facebook give us constant access to amazing pictures of boundless creativity. And there is a pressure to “keep up” with these perceived expectations. Many moms are left feeling “less than”. May I offer a different perspective? Rather than taking it […]

5 Ways to Stay Organized…

…when disorganization is one of your weaknesses. This morning, I sat on my comfy couch and wrote in my 2013 calendar.  As I was doing this, I was reminded of something a friend of mine said to me recently- you are so organized!  It still makes me laugh, because the truth is that disorganization is one of my biggest weaknesses […]

My One Word for 2013

Last year at this time, I still felt like a newbie to the blogging world.  I read about One Word 365 and considered how choosing one word- one goal- for the year could truly impact and change my year. So, I prayed and I chose one word for 2012.  It was deliberate. As the year progressed, I was amazed at how God […]

Why I won’t be Filling an Operation Christmas Child Box This Year…

…and why I hope YOU will! For over 10 years now, our family has packed at least one shoebox at Christmastime.  A box full of gifts and toys that we give to a child somewhere in the world through Operation Christmas Child.  This tradition has been a sweet opportunity to remind my kids that as followers of Jesus, we need to […]

The Big Reveal ~ Day 5

It has been a week of big reveals.  At least, they are big for me!  Today’s big reveal is the biggest one yet. Friday night, we decided to get some pictures of our family.  And so we met our dear friend (and amazing photographer), Cass  at the beautiful Highland Park right here in Rochester, NY. She took a few pictures of our family… […]