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 […]

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 […]

These Are A Few Of My Favorite Things — JANUARY

Here’s the scoop… Lots of bloggers do a “Favorite Things” type series and I thought you guys night enjoy mine as much as I love, love, love theirs! First things first… I want to you picture Julie Andrews dancing through the hills and singing “These are a few of my favorite things.” Once that is properly stuck in […]

Lasagna

it just might change the world

Last night my sweet neighbor rang our door bell and delivered a homemade lasagna in a shiny disposable foil pan. At first I was confused… I think the last time someone delivered disposable dinner I had just had a baby. It took me a minute… but I was nearly in tears when I realized what she […]

Why I Miss The Sleepless Nights

Every once in a great while I still here that cry in the night and make my way down the hall to sooth a sweet baby. (FYI… I will call them babies as long as I want, it doesn’t matter that they are 4 and nearly 3, they are my babies and always will be. […]

MOMentous Monday — Samantha Dalton

MOMentous Monday is a series of reader submissions. For these specific posts I turn the mic over to a fellow woman/momma and they share their personal story. Today I will be sharing my little space with my friend, Samantha. She is a wife and mother of 2. We met years ago in a bible study […]

Motherhood Is Like Serving Your Guts Out All Day, Every Day

Word On Wednesday

Motherhood is essentially the continual pouring out of one’s self every. single. day. Sometimes I am ok with this and other times it feels like I am trying to swallow a pill the size of an egg. I am sure there are plenty of days when you (much like me) have asked… “Is this really what I […]

To The World’s Okayest Moms As We Wrap Up The School Year

It’s that time of the year again. We are in the final count down of school and we are weary. I am not kidding you. We, the Spratts, are on our bellies, clawing our dilapidated bodies across the finish line. It’s really not pretty at this point. This last stretch of the school year I […]