Not JUST a Stay-at-Home Mom

At my church right now, they are asking people to share their stories.  They want us to share how God is working in our lives right now.  I was wondering what to share; I feel that my life is pretty boring right now and that’s definitely a blessing.  I’m not struggling with OCD very much …

God Sees the Beauty

Have you ever felt crazy? Have you felt depressed? Even if you are very blessed Have you struggled with a mental illness? Hoping for just a little stillness Have you felt ugly on the inside and out? Do compliments cause you to doubt? Have you struggled with hating yourself? Feeling like you are beyond help …

More Power

Last night, M.J. was playing a game where we had to “pew” many different creatures: giant robot spiders and monsters mostly.  We were using a gun he made out of blocks.  The gun would “run out of power” sometimes.  To put more power in the gun, M.J. hit the top of it.  I thought, it …

Orange Juice and Chips

Do your kids every annoy you?  Oh good.  So glad I’m not the only one.  M.J. interrupted my shower at least three times this morning because his show wasn’t working.  “Kid, you have a ton of toys, just play with them!”  He also asked for another bagel and then said he couldn’t eat it because …

You Are Loved

Have you ever felt like you’re not good enough?  Not a good enough mom.  Not a good enough wife.  Not good enough at your job.  Not pretty enough.  Not thin enough.  Just not enough.  I have felt like this a lot.  Yesterday and today I’ve felt like a crappy mom.  M.J. has not been listening …

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