Tag: mom life

Run like you’re on fire

Run like you’re on fire

Everyone finishing this race has a story. Everyone overcame something to be here. It’s such an easy metaphor for life… We want to have a story that matters.

tired and inspired

tired and inspired

Moms don’t have much “in reserve,” so when we do something amazing, or even just “extra,” it comes at a cost to something else. However, I am here to preach to y’all:We – you – are capable of amazing things.

take a breath, sisters

take a breath, sisters

It’s been a little crazy around here. It’s been VERY unscheduled around here. My day job (and sometimes night job) is on a church staff. Office-wise, we kind of go with the school flow, which means hours are pretty flexible when school is out. Hurricane Florence has meant that school is still out. In fact, I’ve been home with the kids for two weeks, like a Christmas break 2.5 weeks after school started. Aaaaaand, the girls are off this week, too. (Jack attends a private preschool, and they are opening. Jesus is Lord, y’all!) The big picture here is huge. If you’ve seen my posts on Facebook or Instagram, you’ve seen. Our county and surrounding areas are undergoing historic, horrific …

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life hack away

life hack away

Life hacks are really anything that help us get through stresses, tight schedules, or general life challenges more efficiently.

A happy planner and a functional hobby

A happy planner and a functional hobby

I have used planners forever, or at least since I can remember… But here’s the thing: I don’t track things to stay busy. I track them to stay organized, so I can be as un-busy as possible!

Redemption Child

Redemption Child

I have probably said before how much having another child surprised us. It changed my perspective on mothering, family, my career aspirations, my belief in God and His works, my bond to other women, my pregnancy experience… everything.