I was recently asked by a young attendant at a special needs family event at an indoor park," What are your biggest fears as an autism mom?" The attendant was smiling making small talk while watching our daughter Paris from afar bouncing from one area to another in the huge indoor sports arena. I could… Continue reading “What Are Your Biggest Fears As An Autism Mom?”
It's unfortunate when we find ourselves being hit with a low blow, especially when in our heart we didn't "do anything wrong" to garner what feels like an attack on our lives. However, none of us are immune to losses, misses, misuses, abuses, or mistreatment. Learning the power of resilience in both spiritual understanding and… Continue reading Bounce Back! 4 Tips To Rebuild Following A Low Blow
Jealous and envy aren't the easiest subjects to discuss in self reflection. You'll find thousands of quotes online that are more focused on handling jealousy when it's more directed towards us instead of when it's coming from the inside . Yet, if we're honest many of would have to admit that we've battled the gut… Continue reading Unveiling The Green Eyed Monster: Knocking Envy At It’s Core
Many of us give of ourselves in various roles and capacities. We were created as believers through living discipleship to worship, serve, and for purpose for God. When we give of ourselves in any capacity we should do so freely, in love, with a pure heart, sound mind, and with genuine intentions. Our giving of… Continue reading Martyr Servants
Our new playground in the backyard is a hit for the kids. It motivates them to put their tablets down, go outside, and play. It's especially a hit for the twins. They are small enough to enjoy it swinging without putting the fear of life in us as parents like our eldest two in making… Continue reading “Mama, Can You Push Me? “
I've composed a few "wild card" questions given by friends, family, and some inbox wild card questions from some supportive followers to share a little bit more about me in a lighthearted way. Let's have some fun!
We have the innate ability as women and mothers to pour into others in giving support, encouragement, and comfort through love. We must keep a healthy balance of sharing our love towards others as we do in showing love for ourselves by embracing self-love.
Every mother's situation is different in regards to making the decision to not be the primary guardian of having her child live full- time in her home. I never thought that I would've made the difficult decision as a mother for our son to live with his father, but it was a decision that actually benefited our son immensely while strengthening our relationship.
I was teaching my toddlers a medley of the four seasons. I saw the smile in their innocent eyes which made me think about life's seasons. We've had our share of shifts in seasons as a famliy. We've celebrated in times of joy, we've shared tears in losses, and we look foward to the… Continue reading Seasons & Promise
Children are the best silent role models in showing the purest example of forgiveness. Their innocence allows them to see faults simply as a mere flub.Children see misunderstandings as an opportunity to communicate in expression than a dead end deal of no return of ending a friendship. They can fuss, pout,… Continue reading Children Can Teach Us The Greatest Example of The Forgiving Heart
I promised myself that this year I was going to take advantage of seeing the 7 Wonders of Georgia some how or some way. Who knew that it was actually 7 Wonders of Georgia to discover? Well if you didn't know like me we discovered it together! I enjoy being in nature; I… Continue reading Seize The Moment
I got a chance to interview and chat with Gail Lee Gardner, the founder of She Was Made. Gail uses her platform to encourage women to live a life full of purpose through determination. She shares "Live" video chats about her own personal life by living the example of what she speaks. She keeps it real, honest, and direct which makes her approach even more welcoming for all women to connect to her message. She's also a single mother of two active boys. We had a chance to share on the topics of living life with purpose, parenting as a single mother, the challenges of dating as a single mother, beauty tips, and more.
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… Continue reading The Beautiful Complexity of Friendship in Motherhood
ome of us can't hide it. We are simply sensitive people. Guess what? Being sensitive isn't nothing to be ashamed of . Sensitive people are not professional whinny dolls who drop bucket loads of tears after the slightest offense! Those of us who are naturally sensitive are very in tune with the world around us within everyday responses and interactions. It's how we respond or should I say not respond to those everyday interactions that helps us better control the beauty of our sensitivity rather than letting our emotions take over our lives in controlling us.
Looking at her glow in excitement with each step we took of our four mile hike at beautiful Phinizy Swamp I could see the determination that helped her loose over 100 pounds. Yesenia Person is not only a proud wife, and mother of three active kiddos, but she is the creator of the blog SimplySenia. She also combines her love… Continue reading Simply Awesome! Meet Yesenia Person : Mom On The Move
Co-parenting is more common in our society with the growth of blended families. Some parents are able to unite in parenting efforts with no major problems. Many others including myself for a spell found Co-parenting challenging at times. High conflict custody battles can be emotionally draining for both parents. Constant disagreements and tension in… Continue reading 12 Ways to Co-Parent With Peace
There's a verse in the traditional Western culture of our vows that states "In sickness and in health." Many couples before eagerly replying back in reponse while gazing in their lover's eyes think of that phrase as two elderly people holding hands. Apply that same statement as two young adults, completing grad school, with four… Continue reading In Sickness & In Health: Living & Coping With A Spouse Who Has A Chronic Illness
Motherhood is a different journey for each mother. We all have different backgrounds, stories, and challenges that make up our motherhood journey. We connect though as women in sharing determination and walking this journey that holds no known promises by doing the best that we can. We connect by encouraging another mother that she's not… Continue reading Let The Journey Begin!