Category: Family


We are currently living in uncharted waters and times. I have asked many of our grandparents if anything like this has happened in their time. Their answer. No. They have, however, lived through other tough times. Some of them through the great depression. Some… Continue Reading “Fear.”

More Time.

“I wish I had more time.” “I thought I had more time.” Basically, my parenting life to date. I wish I had more time with Jackson. Yup, there I said it. I have mom guilt most of the time. I work too many hours,… Continue Reading “More Time.”

Guilt and Comparison

I know I told y’all that my 2020 word of the year was self. And I talked about how I wanted 2020 to be more about myself in an attempt to be the best version of myself. Well, prior to that I had something… Continue Reading “Guilt and Comparison”


It Only Takes One.

We recently got an email from one of our cousins that we had been talking finances with that expressed their thankfulness for getting them back on track with their budget.  Oh wow, I didn’t know we had that much of an impact on them.

Moms This One’s For You.

The other day (which I guess has been more like the other month) I was doing my morning devotion- thank you Jesus for sneaking back into my life and reminding me that I needed to put you first or I wouldn’t have been doing… Continue Reading “Moms This One’s For You.”

Need A Little JOY!!!

One of the best lessons I learned a few years ago was the process of learning how to build margins in to your day. I know, I know, we are all super busy. We go from one place to another, shuffles kids from here… Continue Reading “Need A Little JOY!!!”

That Didn’t Go The Way I Thought.

Have you ever experienced something and then thought to yourself, well that didn’t go the way I thought it was going to. For me, I usually think that just about every time I decide I want to cook something with Jackson. I always see… Continue Reading “That Didn’t Go The Way I Thought.”

Happy Gotcha Day.

Ya’ all. I cannot believe this day has come and gone again. It seems like not that long ago we were anxiously awaiting our court appearance for a judge to tell us he was ours. I am not sure if those memories will ever… Continue Reading “Happy Gotcha Day.”

We Can’t Parent Like You.

I have wanted to write and publish this post for quite some time. But fear crippled me from doing it. Fear of rejection. Fear of questions. Fear of being wrong. Fear of admitting the truth. Mostly fear of judgment, though. I do not have… Continue Reading “We Can’t Parent Like You.”