Mom-Mondays

The story about the two friends on the train to San Francisco

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This weekend, as I listened to some of the amazing women of (in)courage share their hearts, their stories, their struggles, and their successes at inRL, I was reminded of the importance of friendship. And the importance of staying connected to one another, and to community. So, today, I wanted to post one of my favorite […] Read more…

A mom, her daughter, and the story about what happened in the bridal shop in Las Vegas…

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Today, for Mom-Monday I’m putting up this amazing story again. I saw Carole a few weeks ago from a distance at church, and it reminded me of when she told me this story about her daughter, and we both cried. I think it’s a beautiful example of how one person can make a difference, in a big […] Read more…

In other words: Just sit tight, hold on, and enjoy the ride!

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Today for Mom-Monday, I’m sharing an excerpt from Finding Mommy Bliss, along with a couple of notes I’ve gotten from moms who are reading the book…   From Chapter 4 of Finding Mommy Bliss:  Don’t Rush the Journey (or, Just sit tight, hold on, and enjoy the ride!) Be here now. Be someplace else later. Is […] Read more…

Ears for Isaac (and a conversation in my kitchen – part 2)

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Today for Mom-Monday, I’m sharing more of my conversation with my friend Aaron (filmed by his friend Jason, who is also the videographer behind Ears for Isaac). (In this clip, Aaron shares more about the journey he and his wife Teresa went through with their son Isaac, how very real God became to them during that […] Read more…

Eating out with kids: restaurant behavior

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Today, for Mom-Monday, I’m sharing a helpful article from my writing friend and parenting author Elizabeth Pantley. Any mom knows that taking your little ones to a restaurant can be a challenge sometimes. Here are some useful tips from Elizabeth that can help!… Eating out with kids: restaurant behavior: Children can be both excited and bored when at a […] Read more…