Tag Archives: challenges

Why we’re skipping the co-op & “socializing” this year


I thought long and hard about this “issue”, you know the one where people say homeschoolers are not socialized. How they are super weird and awkward… when you mention homeschooling that’s the first thing people ask about but it’s the … Continue reading

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1 easy way to simplify your walk with Jesus and why it might hurt your feelings


Correction. It feels terrible sometimes. But the Bible says it’s GOOD! The Bible says that those that the Lord loves, he disciplines right? Many times it hurts our feelings when we are corrected, err I should say our ego. But … Continue reading

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Why being busy is hurting you


*phew* Life can get so crazy sometimes… all the time. With all the rushing and busy schedules that we shouldn’t have, we find ourselves in a place where we feel so lost. Without peace. Do you feel so overwhelmed? Like … Continue reading

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I want more… I mean less.. wait.


It’s so easy to get lost in a world filled with advise. It’s so easy to get consumed by the amount of things we have at our fingertips. It’s so easy to waste time when we have gadgets that take … Continue reading

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Not pretty enough for this blogging thing.


I want you all to know that I’m thankful for the people who read my blogs. I am not the best at writing on schedule nor am I exciting. I share about the motherhood struggle (like 637373 other moms) and … Continue reading

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The instagram Christian mom lie


I woke up today feeling a bit off, I realized I haven’t spent any good time with God in the last month. By good time I mean I’m choosing to clean/organize/post on Instagram/ watch shows (being Martha) over spending time … Continue reading

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Why I’ll always take breaks from social media 


It’s 3am, I’m sitting here on my couch as everyone sleeps. I feel this urge to just be awake… I open my devotional and read about how Jesus withdrew himself to pray all the time. He didn’t wait for the … Continue reading

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Life is not perfect, but God is and that’s good enough for me. 


Recently I was sent not one but three lengthy messages from others who said my life was perfect and how this and that and how they wished this and that… here is the problem.. my life is not perfect. If … Continue reading

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When my child didn’t trust me, and how God helped me fix it


Last night I took this picture of Evelyn. I cried and I woke up so sad. I have to tell you guys something, when I was 16 I became a mother and man I was a terrible one. Not that … Continue reading

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How I learned to love myself.


Today as I write this, I know I will push many buttons and people might not even finish reading this. I thought long about writing this and I’ve come to the conclusion that we need to realize we are being … Continue reading

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