"To love another person is to see the face of God." -Victor Hugo, Les Miserables If you know me well, you know that Les Mis is one of my most favorite stories, so much so that we named our daughter Cosette. It's a beautiful story of redemption woven through many people's lives. How they hurt [...]
For the Mama navigating a challenging relationship with a child
Are you challenged by your relationship with your child? I think we can all agree that God is the PERFECT parent. He carefully fashioned these two beloved children, giving them the very best of Himself and then placed them in the most beautiful, peaceful, and perfect environment where they could flourish. Every need was fully [...]
Bring the JOY back to your mothering!
Did you know that your child’s, teen's, or adult child’s behavior is a result of a feeling they don’t know how to deal with? Just like our actions come from a feeling we are having and a negative thought that is causing that feeling. We may not be able to be in their head to [...]
God IS working ALL things together for your GOOD!
I truly believe it when the Word says that God is working ALL THINGS together for your GOOD! Yes, even with that painful situation you may be going through right now that you cannot see how that could be possible. None of us are immune to challenging times. But He has made a way for [...]
Motherhood is a Lifelong Journey
Motherhood is a lifelong journey...there will be ups and downs and the downs don't mean you are failing, they mean you are human. It's the challenging seasons that show us how resilient we are and how faithful God is. My coach always says, "This is the part where you GET to be the Mom." Motherhood [...]
Your Spouse is Not Your Enemy
Ever find yourself in a difficult season in your marriage? It can be so tempting to see your spouse as your enemy! But you must consistently remind yourself of who the real enemy is and remember that you and your spouse are a team against Satan and his schemes of division! And more importantly, remind [...]
Ever feel embarrassed when your child is having a tantrum? What to do…
Do you find yourself getting flushed and embarrassed when your kid is having a tantrum in a public place? We’ve all been there, Mama! Hang in there! The main reason we feel embarrassed is that we are making it mean something about us! That we must be a bad mom because we can’t control our [...]
What Delights You?
Many have asked me why I decided to nanny after my own children were grown and the primary reason is that little ones truly delight my soul 🤍 Yes, the days are long and the responsibilities many, but I’m so grateful for this pouring out of myself 🤍 It is a sacred privilege I do [...]
Do You Feel Like You Are Failing As A Mom Some Days? Me, too!
Having Compassion for Your Spouse’s Inabilities
Part of marriage (or any relationship for that matter) is understanding that your spouse is not always going to be running at full capacity. Life hits us each a little differently and usually when one of you is weak, the other is strong. But sometimes both of you will be feeling weak, and that's ok, [...]