Things Were A Little Shaky There For A While, But We Are Still Here

Sometimes life is challenging. Sometimes life is difficult. Sometimes life requires you stretch beyond your comfort zone, AGAIN. And sometimes life is just plain old, dad gum hard for no apparent reason. Can we just be real for just a second and take a minute to set aside our FaKebook life, now, would you please repeat after me… […]

Must Read & Share; Mom Escapes Human Traffickers In IKEA

I recently came across this story of a Southern California mama named Diandra Toyos who was shopping with her mom and three littles. She was meandering through seemingly endless jungle that is IKEA and the unthinkable happened. She and her kids happily tested out couches and Diandra became aware of a man watching them nearby. At first she began […]

MOMentous Monday — Offering Hope To The Interrupted Mom

Original Guest Post by Theresa Boedeker

MOMentous Monday is a series of reader submissions. It is a beautiful thing… women from different walks sharing their stories and experiences all for the sake of helping one another to never feel alone.  For these specific posts I turn the mic over to a fellow woman/momma and they share their personal story. It is so beautiful […]

One Week From Today – The Move Update

One week from today we will start the next Spratt chapter. Things seem to be moving faster and faster around here as my days have been filled with documents, todo lists, and spackling. #TheChaosIsReal   Most of the arrangements have been made and now we are trying our best to tie up loose ends. The […]

MOMentous Monday — Offering Hope to Moms Who Feel Like Their Marriage Won’t Survive the Tiny Years

Original Guest Post by Christina Lang

MOMentous Monday is a series of reader submissions. It is a beautiful thing… women from different walks sharing their stories and experiences all for the sake of helping one another to never feel alone.  For these specific posts I turn the mic over to a fellow woman/momma and they share their personal story. It is so beautiful […]

If I Were Your Enemy

an excerpt from Jennie Allen's new book Nothing To Prove

Jennie shared these words as she wrapped up another life changing IF Gathering. I was stunned by the simplicity and truth I felt in them. Then I started reading her new book, Nothing To Prove and was struck by them again. I want to share them with you and I am dying to know what […]

FaKebook Friday — Bubble Bath Edition

All these lovely posts about perfect family adventures and Pinterest worthy meals make me wonder about the story behind them.  You know, the version of the story we don’t broadcast on the WWW. So I came up with the concept of sharing some of our behind the post dramas and I call it FaKebook. For those of you […]

It’s The Final Countdown

Well that little “under contract” placard has adorned the “For Sale” in my front yard once again. I was so gun shy to even write this post after it all fell apart last time that I waited a few weeks. However, things are looking solid and we will close on this house on February 28th. […]

MOMentous Monday — Offering Hope to the Mom with a Messy Heart

Original Guest Post by Christine M. Chappell

MOMentous Monday is a series of reader submissions. It is a beautiful thing… women from different walks sharing their stories and experiences all for the sake of helping one another to never feel alone. For these specific posts I turn the mic over to a fellow woman/momma and they share their personal story. It is so beautiful […]