Mom-A-Grams: Just my Thoughts as a Mom

  • We Can’t See Ourselves, but God Can

    A friend wrote me a note right before my due date for #4, our third daughter… In it, she described my involvement with my children as individualized and invested. I thought of what God has done, because ...

  • Perspective

    Perspective can get distorted. Because we’re humans. Even if we’re Christians (made truly alive and set free from sin through faith in the name of Jesus Christ), we are human. Anger can distort things. Pride can ...

  • Actual Hunger

    McDonald’s gives me one less item than I order almost every visit, but it’s the TV 📺 that upsets me more: Out of 50 movies or TV shows, only 1 leaves me feeling glad I watched. But more ...

  • Momlife: When it Feels Like I’m Falling

    We enter the story just after I have spilled hot oatmeal all over one slipper and my maxi skirt and my bare leg… After I’ve vacuumed – the chore my oldest daughter is supposed to do every ...

  • Your Blueprints

    The plans in question 👇🏾 are a blueprint – intricate, thoughtfully-devised ideas for how to construct something, devised and memorialized by God…for your future, your life.

    ‘For I know the plans that I have for you,’ declares the ...

  • The Race

    It’s been a weird journey, and recovery in The Post Emergency C-Section Tunnel is the latest pit stop. My marriage, my motherhood, and my investment as a friend – every aspect of relationship – is in that ...

  • How God Heals Us

    I just thanked God. For all the “delivery systems” of His grace and love in my life… Even in the midst of the changes that scare me, and the doubts… As I watch the child who ...

  • Messy Miracles

    With no judgment – none from me in my postpartum messy soul and, none from anyone else… Because no one else knew… Well, in that condition 🤦🏽‍♀️ I drove during my c-section prohibition.

    Only God got me home safe.

    I ...

  • Thought for a Cloudy Day

    Someone close to me said she thought – in the wake of my Emergency C-section – I was probably feeling very reflective, which was true; but, being reflective is not situational for me. That is, unless that ...

  • The Theory of Second Stomachs

    What am I talking about now? Basically: We always have room for more – if we want it badly enough.

    I’ve talked about this before as priorities and making time for the things that matter. But I’ve only ...