Category: Mom Matters
True Beauty: Deny Yourself Once again, I was blessed to be able to work with David C. Cook to review Lisa Chan’s (wife of best-selling author and pastor Francis Chan) 2nd installment of her 3-part True Beauty Series. Last fall I reviewed the first in the series called Be Still and was able to bless […] Continue reading . . .
Smothered in Love and Kisses May you feel the AMAZING and unconditional love and kisses of your heavenly Father today – just like my friend’s baby! Whether you have a Valentine today or not – you are loved more than you can ever imagine! You are passionately pursued, adored, cherished and loved! May your heart […] Continue reading . . .
I was in tears . . . the good kind. 🙂 I was reading the testimony of a young mom, a military wife who lives most of the year as a “single parent” while her husband is out to sea . . . and it brought me to tears . . . the good kind! […] Continue reading . . .
Do you Procrastinate? I think my life motto has been “Why do today what you can put off till tomorrow!” That needs to change. I’m learning. I’m trying. It gets challenging when I am frequently interrupted by 5 kids who need their mama . . . as I usually can’t procrastinate on taking care of […] Continue reading . . .
Why we don’t come near At 4 years old, my daughter would want to snuggle up next to me, but then would start poking and kicking me trying to hurt me. I would ask her if she really wanted to snuggle. She would say yes, but didn’t have an explanation as to why she was […] Continue reading . . .
Conference Call on Teaching our Kids Values **From the Power of Moms** TOMORROW – Tues, January 29th at 10am Mountain Time, Richard and Linda Eyre have agreed to do a special call for all participants in the new Alexander’s Amazing Adventures program at Power of Moms (based on the Eyres’ NYTimes Bestseller, Teaching Children Values). During […] Continue reading . . .
Proverbs 4:23 – “Above all else, guard your heart, for it is the wellspring of life.” Or as the NIV states ” . . . for everything you do flows from it!” I LOVE this verse! It has recently become my verse that covers everything I do – as a mom, wife, friend, daughter, and […] Continue reading . . .
Trophy Child – by Ted Cunningham I was contacted to review this book – and was excited to. Why? . . . Because I have the most amazing, special, better-than-average, gifted and talented trophy kids! 🙂 [Hee,hee!] Well . . . actually, I do have amazing kids (we all do – whether they are behaving […] Continue reading . . .
Guest Post – by Jeremy West (AKA – my fabulously and technologically intelligent hubby who is responsible for keeping me online and got me hooked on blogging! He tried his hand at blogging briefly at Unlcepain’s Tech Dojo, but is more well known around the Star Wars fan film community for some of his short […] Continue reading . . .
As my 15 year old son gets ready to head out to an End-of-the-World party at a friend’s house tonight (Teenagers will use anything as an excuse to party – won’t they?! 🙂 And yes – I think there might be a few zombies at this party . . . because how fun would an […] Continue reading . . .
I just had to share these exciting deals with you from the amazing women at Power of Moms! I was blessed this year to win one of their Virtual Retreats (retail value $97). . . and it was so very encouraging! Just what I needed (since I couldn’t get away on a retreat). One of […] Continue reading . . .
Oh my dear friends and readers . . . Let me put your fears to rest . . . I have not died. I have not disappeared to some strange land without internet accessability . . . I have not even gone on a month long tropical vacation or cruise . . . [Dang it!] […] Continue reading . . .
Happy Birthday! 17 years ago today, after 30 hours of labor, I finally got to find out just who had been hiding inside of me for 9 months and had made me a mom! I sure do love this boy and am blessed to be his mom! A 17 year journey . . . Raising […] Continue reading . . .
Past Tooth Fairy Prices When I was a kid – I was feeling lucky to get 25 cents for my pearly-whites! Once I even got 35 cents more – because my little sister snuck some of her own money under my pillow to be nice. 🙂 I was in heaven! When my oldest son finally […] Continue reading . . .
True Beauty: Be Still New film helps women who are caught up in the busyness of life. Press Release, 6/25/2012: Every woman knows the feeling. Regardless of her age, her income, or her family situation, women today are facing the challenges of a busy life and the stress that comes with it. Obligations to children, […] Continue reading . . .