Category: Holidays

A Week In The Life Of A Mom

I love being a mom. On Monday morning, I loved being a mom to a newborn baby. I could have snuggled him all day long, touching his soft skin, running my fingers through the silky smoothness of his hair, and smelling that beautiful smell that only a newborn has.

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The Cross

It drew me with an attraction I could barely resist, and yet I did. Like a thousand magnets all pointed in my direction, its drawing power inundated me, I could feel it to my core and yet, I stayed away. I couldn’t give in; and for a very long time, I didn’t.

It wasn’t electrons or atoms that exerted such power over me, it was love. Pure, perfect love and I was terrified of it, repulsed by it, and drawn toward it all at the same time. What continue here

Hidden Gems

Don’t tell Brian, but I lost a diamond earring. These are not the first diamond earrings I’ve lost. Both pairs were Christmas gifts from Brian.

I lost pair #1 in Memphis at my niece’s wedding. I’m continue here

What’s A Big Deal?

Today is National Teacher Day! Imagine that, on the Tuesday before Mother’s Day we celebrate teachers; and who is the very first teacher of every person who ever lived? Mom!

Since the one who teaches always learns the most, it seems fitting to share a bit of what I have learned through motherhood. These are lessons I might not have learned in any other way, because if there was a better way to learn them, God just might not have seen fit to give me children.

First: It’s just baby pee! If you continue reading here

 A Word For Moms

*Spoiler: This is not a “Mother’s Day reminder for young moms to cherish these brief days” blog post!

Why not? Because you can look at photos of your babies and see how quickly time is flying and because I remember what it was like being a young mom, and some of those days were brutal.

There was the continue reading here