Mom Motivation & Empowerment, Spiritual Growth and Understanding

Fighting Flight

Great read for when you feel like calling it quits, throwing in the towel, or lacing up your tennis shoes when facing adversity. Learn how to stop running away from your problems, and stay firm trusting in the Lord.

Purpose Filled Mommy with Minimarie

My daughter shared in her first experience of dance camp to kick off summer break. It has been awhile since she attended this particular dance studio, but she was familiar since she was a former student. The owner and instructor knew her very well. The instructor has always treated my family kindly. I could see following the first day after I picked her up she was a bit flustered. Many of the other girls were acquainted with one another from the past dance season. I could see our daughter’s nervousness in being for what she considered the new kid on the block. She mentioned the following day that one of her peers said something that hurt her feelings. I asked her did she enjoy dance camp she shared that she wanted to continue? I picked her up following teaching a dance class myself for which I could admit I was…

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Autism Support & Awareness, Family Learning, Journeys In Motherhood

The Holidays In Her Eyes : Understanding  Autism Within The Hustle And Bustle 

 The holiday season can be a mix of emotions for children with autism. Parents and loved ones of those with special needs must be aware that the holiday hustle and bustle can be a sensory overload and overwhelming experience for little ones living with autism. The holiday season is filled with the beautiful allure of twinkling… Continue reading The Holidays In Her Eyes : Understanding  Autism Within The Hustle And Bustle 

Family Matters, Journeys In Motherhood, Mom Motivation & Empowerment, Spiritual Growth and Understanding

Family Tests

 Many us see pristine family photos online of happy families. Those images don't accurately depict what may be going on behind the scenes. Those images don't accurately depict what many of us have experienced growing up or what we may be experiencing within our families at this given time. We may find ourselves within moments… Continue reading Family Tests

Mom Motivation & Empowerment

The Beautiful Complexity of Friendship in Motherhood 

Purpose Filled Mommy with Minimarie

The ability to have friends and maintaining healthy friendships doesn’t stop after we become mothers. There will be obvious changes in the various transitions throughout our motherhood journey for first time moms,those of us who are in the trenches with young active kiddos, and those of us who are mature moms with teens and young adults. Our relationships and friendships evlove naturally as we’re evolving. Just because we become mothers it doesn’t mean that we cut out the possibility of God sending us enriching friendships that will enhance this unpredictable journey in motherhood that makes this time a little bit more meaningful.

Where My People At ?

I honestly didn’t have any “Mommy friends ” until my eldest child was almost ten years old! My two closest friends for years were both single and living at home with their parents. I have been on my own since the age of…

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Embracing Joy, Journeys In Motherhood, Spiritual Growth and Understanding, The Little Things That Count

Out Of The Mouths Of Babes: How My Son Broke Down The Meaning Of Joy

My son and I had a discussion on the difference between being happy and having joy. I often say the phrase, "Out of the mouths of babes", in reference to the amazing things that children speak into existence . Children can say the most intriguing in thought provoking words to  describe life. They use their creative… Continue reading Out Of The Mouths Of Babes: How My Son Broke Down The Meaning Of Joy