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Even When It’s Hard. Especially When It’s Hard.

She rolled her eyes at me as I asked if she was forgetting something and pointed to her school-issued iPad lying on the couch as she was headed out the door.  Just yesterday she threw a fit because I “ask her too many questions” about making sure she has her things in the morning.  And […]

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Monday Musings

Hey friends! I posted this on Facebook, because I’m a braggy mom, but, competing against students from 15 Middle Schools in the district, my middle daughter placed 9th chair clarinet in the top (Honor) band! She started the year discouraged because band was “harder” than it was at home, but she has worked super hard […]

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Crock Pot Wednesday

Hey friends!  Just thought I’d invite you into the kitchen for a little chat while I prepared my Pot Roast this morning!  Pour yourself a cuppa and join me.

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Kindness Matters

As you know, my family enjoys the arts.  We enjoy going to musicals, shows, concerts and performances of all types.  What you may not know is that the Odoms tend to have critical ears.  And sometimes mouths.  We have a rule at our house that it’s fine to discuss a performance, but anything negative needs […]

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Mom Spotlight – Allison

Happy Mothers’ Day!  This weekend has made my heart so full.  I’ve loved interviewing some of my favorite moms and hearing their stories.  If you were to ask my children to make a list of favorite people, “Miss” Allison would be near the top of that list – and it’s easy to see why when […]

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Mom Spotlight – Caitlin

Happy Mothers’ Day Weekend!  This week I have had the privilege of interviewing some of my favorite moms.  Caitlin and I attend church together and have kids all close to the same age.  She always has a ready smile and has a beautiful voice. I love hearing her sing! How many children do you have […]

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Mom Spotlight – Angie

Happy Mothers’ Day Week!  We are sharing stories of some of our favorite moms this weekend.  Angie is a fellow theatre/choir mom whose daughter is a friend of my oldest.  Not only that, Angie is a super-talented pianist and gives piano lessons to my youngest.  She is such a cheerleader – always believing the best […]

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Mom Spotlight – Lisa

Happy Mothers’ Day Weekend!  This week I’m showcasing some of my favorite moms on the blog.  Lisa is such a neat person with a zest for life!  She radiates joy!  We first met several years ago during my first Praise & Harmony recording – she’s a fellow alto.  We have since participated on 6 (7? […]

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Mom Spotlight: Julie

Happy Mothers’ Day Weekend!  This weekend I’m interviewing some of my favorite moms.  I met Julie a couple of years ago and she’s the type of person you just like immediately.  She is quirky and kind and embraces the underdog. She recently joined our theatre board and we are so blessed to have her! How […]

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Mom Spotlight: Kelly

Happy Mothers’ Day week!  This week we are showcasing some of our favorite moms.  Kelly is one of the most precious people I know.  She is kind.  She loves God and her children fiercely,  and she is always ready with a smile and an encouraging word.  She has two graduates this year – her oldest […]

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