• raising personalities

    A Few Parenting Truths When You Don’t Like Your Child

    November 29, 2017

    As a mom, we don’t often confess the things that weigh us down the most.  We keep some thoughts to ourselves because we feel guilty for feeling emotions beyond the scope of lovely, nurturing mothering.  When my daughter was two years old I had a deadening moment of truth arise from within the bowels of […]

  • letting go of perfection

    It’s Time To Let Go Of Parenting Perfection

    November 18, 2017

    Remember the book The Strong Willed Child by Dr. James Dobson?  I cried when I read that book … finally someone understood what I was going through with my first born, strong-willed child!  Not only did he understand, he gave me some applicable training tools.  Raising my strong-willed daughter was emotionally exhausting.  I never felt […]

  • breath of life

    When Panic Steals Our Breath, He Gives Us His

    November 8, 2017

    Have you ever been hit in the gut hard enough to have the wind knocked out of you?  I remember the first time it happened to me, I was playing on a swing set.  The details are cloudy however I remember jumping off the swing and landing on my knees.  The jarring motion caused the […]

  • transition

    Revealing the Colors of Grace in Transition

    October 18, 2017

    Viewing the changing leaves has always been my favorite part of the Autumn season.  Fields of trees erupt with colors as if coming alive! For a few brief climatic weeks, Autumn is seen as one of beauty and change that introduces us to a season of resting and dormancy.  I’ve seen the change every year, […]

  • SAHM

    Dear Mom, You Have Influence For A Hurting World

    August 19, 2017

    Every morning I follow the worn path to my coffee pot … with robe and hair both tied messily, I climb the stairs to my office.  Before the house wakes and questions need answered, problems need solving and schooling requires focus … I rest in quiet, coffee savoring, peace.   I’m a stay at home […]

  • inspired leadership for parents

    3 Lesson’s of Inspired Leadership for Parents

    August 2, 2017

    I’ve never spoke to a parent who didn’t want to see their kids excel at something; sports, creativity, education … we get excited when our kids get excited!  We want to set our children up for an an abundant life with all that encompasses health.  I have three ways that guarantee an explosion of creative and […]

  • mom graduate

    Mom Graduate, Now What?

    July 25, 2017

    Why didn’t someone tell me training my daughters to become adults would push me out of a job?  We bring these precious babies home and our life dramatically changes.  Diapers, all through the night feedings, fevers, ouchies, giggles and endless love … we are, The Mom.  Slowly the diapers are exchanged with big girl undies, […]

  • Parenting love

    Letting Love Be Bigger Than Fears

    May 31, 2017

    Every new beginning for your child is a birthing place for you. ⋅ We labor to give them life, then freedoms … The milestones seem big when they’re little. Walking, talking and then running, soon feel like you’ve trained them to run away with your heart enclosed in their wild zest for life apart from […]

  • posibilities

    With Play Comes Possibilities

    February 26, 2017

    It seems Father speaks through one puzzle piece at a time.  Every piece joins to another and a greater perspective is seen. “Opportunity Dwells in the Household of Faith” “Partnership” This puzzle piece (or part of this little book) came through a dream and is fitting for the season at hand . . . it’s […]

  • launch

    Parenting ~ The Countdown of Transferring

    September 1, 2016

    Rocket Launch   10 … 9 … 8 …   Rocket fuel surges; the burning propellant mixture is ejected through the throat and bell of the engine’s nozzle, the pressure of which creates the 1,859 kN (418,000 lbf) of thrust at liftoff. Smoke and ear piercing sounds can be seen and felt for miles around.    I’m not a […]

  • school

    We Left Public School, You Can Too

    July 28, 2016

    The world has gone mad!  I’m going to sound very old here, but when I was in school … gender identity was not something that could be offensive.  Gender identity, or the choice to identify as one or the other, is only one area of abusive actions penetrating the school system.  Our children are being […]

  • plan and tools

    Dear Home School Mom who Works at Home

    September 1, 2015

    Have you ever searched the internet for answers and found none to solve or make your problem go away?  This is what happened when I searched for Homeschooling Moms who work from home.  My hopes were that there would be someone in the internet galaxy that struggled with balancing the full time positions of: *Wife […]