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

  • Kids’ Personalities: A “Boy” or, “Girl” Thing?

    I heard a pastor on Christian television saying today that “women are multipliers” – explaining, that they make much of whatever they are given.

    I immediately thought of the ...

  • Tough Day, Friend? Let God Handle It

    I saw a post on Facebook that summed up my inadequacy…and here I am. Writing to you.

    It was an admonition to ENJOY today.

    But… Early on, the onslaught began: One of the kids opened my door without knocking ...

  • Money Lessons: Mommy is Learning, Too

    Every week $3 goes into Savings and $2 goes into Spending. Technically, our child who’s actually willing to work in order to earn money has a new framework for the wages she earns by doing one daily ...

  • If a Friendship MUST End, Let it go like a Baby Tooth

    There are things that tempt us to change our minds. We’ve decided to take a certain approach – hopefully, with prayer and after giving ourselves the quiet and time to hear what God the Holy Spirit is ...

  • I’m a Mom Learning to Understand her Children

    What does it mean that my son walks in shadow? Is it a middle child thing? Neither my husband nor I remember him being born. I mean…we both laugh about me putting my husband on patrol at the ...

  • The Unicorns of Life: Jesus isn’t One of Them

    I went back. Today, I went back to a place that makes my heart pound – the gathering place of a lot of people and memories that caused infections in my soul. I asked God to drain those ...

  • The Single Silver Lining in Sadness

    Spring is here. Life is beginning.  All I can think about is death and the breaking of relationships. When one breaks all you can do is see the other side of it – that lost friend – ...

  • Mom Wants it Now, but God is Patient

    What’s causing Mom anxiety this morning? Impatience. My desire for things to be instant. I texted a friend and want a response NOW. I ordered a bracelet and want a confirmation email and a direct message from the ...

  • Getting Real: Mom, You Signed up for This

    I have been talking with friends about this season of motherhood and how really HARD it is. I don’t want to neglect to say that God is manifestly (is that a valid usage 🤔) with us in ...

  • Friendship: A Blessing with an Edge

    I love bringing people together. I love my friends. But sometimes, honestly, my friends come together…and annoy me 🤦🏽‍♀️ There are two usual reasons for this, and I think those feelings overlap: 1) Someone isn’t thinking before ...