Train Up Your Child

To say that I have a particularly hard to love child would feel like an understatement, would feel like I am selling the stress of parenting, consistently correcting, or even just doting on one of my sons ... short.  One of my boys, Lord bless his heart, seems to...

I’m No Good at this Mom Thing

To think that I've muttered those words about a million times almost breaks my heart.  The most recent instance of which was this past Sunday as we were headed to church. It was your typical Sunday morning, the boys woke up at 5:30 *because they hate sleep apparently*...

Laundry Day

Before we get into this I have to start with some real, if you don't currently have a clean clothes couch than this post is most certainly not your cup'o'coffee.  You can just click away with your awesome self because nothing I am about to say is going to resonate...

6 TOP Oils to Put You In The MOOD

Now before I share my laundry list with you, I want to make sure that you are aware not NOT all essential oils are created equally. As the FDA and Health Canada have no standard of what you can call a pure oil, knowing what is in your bottle is safe, is of utmost...

I’ll take my coffee reheated … three times

It's cliche to say but you KNOW motherhood is not for the faint of heart!  But, did you know that it is also not for the woman who likes to drink her coffee hot, the first time?  Seriously!  And the more children you have, the less likely you will be to even SEE the...

Every Momma NEEDS to Read

If you aren’t busy already, let me tell you just one more thing I think you desperately need to add to your plate.  You need to be back into the habit of reading.  Every momma NEEDS to read.If you are sitting on the other side of this computer screen, figuratively of...

3 MUST Read Books For the Busy Mom

I know you're busy momma, adding READING to the list of things to do is about as appealing as cleaning the base of toilet when you have three young boys (yup, it feels like A LOT) but hear me out.  You NEED to read.  You need to immerse yourself in literature that...

I’m NOT the Pin-Perfect Mom, and that’s OK

When did chasing perfection become more important than meaningful connection? When did the appearance of having it all together become more important than having a door that was always open? Or the shift in priorities that has a child's birthday go from cake, pop and...

“Welcome to Our Chaos”

          guest author - Amanda Harper Have you ever found yourself wondering why bother with this whole friend thing – it’s hard, it’s messy, I say the wrongs things (please tell me I’m not the only one who does that) and I’m done. There was a point in this mom...