What Will You Wear Today? (Christian Book Review: The Fitting Room by Kelly Minter)

Kelly Minter

“You are NOT leaving this house like that!” Did your mom or dad ever say that to you? Do you say that to your child? As a parent, I try to let my kids dress themselves. I am not concerned if my daughter wants to wear a pink sequined shirt and bright yellow pants with a sparkling purple headband. I dressed odd as a child

A New Season of Life: No More Babies

Ecclesiastes A Season For Everything

I am full of emotion this month. I am crossing into a new season of life. My season of babies in the house is over. I remember writing this post when my little girl started kindergarden. WOW! Was that really 4 years ago? WOW! Just. Wow! My son should start kindergarden this year, but we decided that he is not ready. His birthday is at

Am I Making a Difference? (Encouragement from 1 Mom to Another)

real mommy moments

Today I saw something on tv. This lady was making a powerful difference in the world. Changing lives, traveling the world. It got me thinking. Am I making a difference? Why am I here? Am I making the world a better place? Is this the life I am intended to live? Am I doing enough? Then I looked up and saw these faces. The answer

Noticing and Appreciating The Simple Moments

july 4th bbq

Today was one of those days. Holidays have a way of making us look back and remember. I remember July 4th celebrations at home with family and friends. Just last year we had our best friends over, BBQed, and did fireworks. This year was different. This year was simple. There were no friends or extended family. There were no late night laughs and catching up