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Mom Spotlight: Brittney

Happy Mother’s Day week!  This week we are showcasing some of our favorite moms.  Brittney is not only a fellow mom-of-three-girls, she’s family.  She married my cousin Brady and they are doing an awesome job of raising their three young girls. Read about Brittney below. How many children do you have and what are their […]

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31 Days with the Spirit: Peace

31 Days with the Spirit: Peace

  Peace is one of the fruits of the Spirit. (Gal 5:22)  I know I mentioned that the fruits of the Spirit are not things you earn, but things that develop because of living a life in the Spirit, but this is one I really struggle with.  Let the peace of Christ rule in your […]

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31 Days with the Spirit: Adoption

31 Days with the Spirit: Adoption

The Spirit gives us the blessing of being adopted by God! “For those who are led by the Spirit of God are the children of God.  The Spirit you received does not make you slaves, so that you live in fear again; rather, the Spirit you received brought about your adoption to sonship. And by him […]

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31 Days of Music: Health Benefits of Singing

I’ve mentioned before that singing just makes me feel good?  Well, there’s a reason!  Turns out there are lots of health benefits to singing.  Here are just a few: When you sing, your body releases feel-good endorphins . Singing also releases oxytocin, a hormone that alleviates stress and anxiety. Singing with a group has social benefits […]

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Monday Musings

Oh, how my babies are growing up.  On the one hand, it’s great, because they we can do things like “fend for yourself” dinner, and I don’t have to worry about the kitchen burning down or the kids starving.  On the other hand, I miss the “cuteness” and don’t look forward to the mess of […]

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Top Ten Books I’ve Read So Far This Year

  It’s late, but it’s still Tuesday!  Joining the Broke and the Bookish for the Top Ten Tuesday!  Here are the Top Ten Books I’ve Read So Far This Year (in no particular order): 1.  Cress by Marissa Meyer 2.  Delicious by Ruth Reichl 3.  Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen 4.  Harry Potter and the […]

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Adventures in Babywearing (AKA a Reason to Sew)

Adventures in Babywearing (AKA a Reason to Sew)

People comment ALL the time about Micah: “He’s SO happy! Does he just smile ALL day long?!?” Ummmmm. No. He likes to smile and does a lot. As long as Momma is holding him. And he’s BIG!!! And HEAVY!!! And maybe you hadn’t noticed, but I have three other children, two of which are preschoolers. […]

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Mother of 4: My Favorite Things (so far…)

Mother of 4: My Favorite Things (so far…)

Micah is here!! It has been a long, awesome journey……. Being the mother of 4 boys ages six and under has been very busy, but I wanted to take some time to list a few of my favorite things so far. Big brothers kissing on Baby Micah Looking in my rear view mirror and seeing […]

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September 30 Days of Lists (Days 16-20)

Day 16 Day 17: Day 18: Day 19: Day 20:

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The Dove Family

The Dove Family

Did you know that a pair of doves will have more than one set of eggs/chicks hatch during a season?   After the first set had hatched and moved out of the nest, the nest was empty for about a month, but pretty soon, you could see the mama & daddy sitting on the nest […]

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