How to Deal with Difficult People {growing pains}

How to Deal with Difficult People {growing pains}

I think it was 1:45 in the morning when the answer finally came to me. I knelt by my son’s bed and rubbed his legs as we waited for the medicine to relieve his pain. Growing pains. For some reason they seem to be worse at night, when all is dark, and we desperately crave crest. I had been craving rest… and peace… and understanding… and direction. For reasons outside of my understanding, God has placed a couple people in...

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The Strength of a Woman {guest post}

Today, I am happy to have my friend Deanna share her heart with you. I know you will enjoy her guest post. She is such an encouragement to me. Thank you, Deanna, for writing! photo credit: janwillemsen via photopin cc There are many things that can be said about Women, and over the years the  world’s view of women has changed.  However there is something that I  have longed to say to women everywhere.  While this applies to all  women, I...

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Behind the Scenes {vacation style}

As soon as warm weather started, I started seeing photos of feet. Feet on a float in the pool… Feel on a sandy beach overlooking the ocean… Feet that caused my little green-eyed monster to creep up. As I was juggling work deadlines and parenting duties, I feel a little twinge of jealousy as other people celebrated topical getaways. Because everyone else seems like they have the perfect life online, right? However, God really spoke...

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How to Help the Oklahoma Tornado Victims

The sunrise solemnly appears this morning, May 21, a day after devastating storms ripped through Oklahoma. Here in Tennessee, I hug my sons a little closer, and think of the moms and dads who long to hold their own children… but now can’t. Words seem irreverent. Respectful silence is my heart’s response. Prayers, tears, and heart-aching understanding of this risky parenting. How can we bear to parent our own children when we...

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Triple Braided Kids Launches Today!

Are you a mama? If so, then you’re a “mama-teacher”. I LOVE this truth from my sweet friend, Brenda who is launching her brand new site “Triple Braided Kids” today! I have known about this for a few months (because I had the honor of designing her blog header!) and have been about to POP keeping the secret! I just love Brenda’s heart and her idea for this new site. Triple Braided Kids is a blog to help moms...

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