A Worrying Mom (and how not to be one)

For the fifth time in an hour, I leaned over my newborn daughter’s bassinet and checked to make sure she was okay. Thoughts of SIDS and fears of her getting…

You’re a beautiful mom…

Regardless of how you feel right now. Regardless of what someone might have told you. Regardless of what the world often says. You’re beautiful. Inside and out. In the way…

Praying for Snow Cones

My daughter and I pulled up to the pool where she practices for swim team every day. She opened the car door and got out. “I hope the snow cone…

Join me today!

Let’s be honest; in the middle of the challenges that sometimes come with parenting, having an attitude of gratitude isn’t always a breeze. Stop by Mamapedia today and join me in the discussion…

Braiding her hair…

She’s twelve now and she stands almost eye to eye with me. With each day, she’s becoming more independent, and more sure of herself. She likes reading and painting, swimming…

Five tips for raising grateful kids

Today, I’m concluding my two-part series on gratefulness. In the first part of this series, we talked about five ways we can be more grateful as moms, and today we are…