A Mom’s Back to School Prayer

Originally posted on Her View From Home

We are wrapping up summer this week. We have done dentist appointments, doctor appointments, car appointments, back-to-school shopping, and we even have our first day of school outfits ready to go. We They I am ready! But as ready as I am, when I think about that previous sentence I notice some of those momthoughts start creeping in! I find myself […]

Raising My Teen To Leave Me

13 Pieces Of Advice For Him On His 13th Birthday

13 pieces of advice for 13 year old son

As this new season known as the teen years is now officially upon us, here is the advice I have for you my sweet teen son… Be respectful. Treat others the way you would like to be treated. Have a firm handshake and look people in the eye. Face the flag, take your hat off, and be quiet. […]

Summer Balance Got Me Like… Yes! No! Whoa! AHHHH!

When you think about it, summer is a funny thing. It’s like, one day someone said, “I have an idea! Let’s throw everything out the window. All those routines and schedules… forget they even existed! Let’s shut down the schools, wrap up the extracurricular activities, and just live on the wild side.” All the while, […]

MOMentous Monday — Offering Hope To The Woman Who Needs To (Re)Discover Her Confidence

Original Guest Post by Tricia Lott Williford, Author of You Can Do This: Seizing the Confidence God Offers

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 […]

#FaKebookFriday – Sandball Fight, Tribal Tats, and Grace

I haven’t shared a #FaKebookFriday in a really long time… maybe it’s because I just couldn’t bare to poke fun at myself quite yet. Remember, I mentioned things were a little shaky there for a while. Truth be told, sometimes they still are… such is life. However, I do miss giggling as punch the keys to […]

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 […]