Category Archives: mommy life

A nose by any other name…

A long-running joke in my family is that my nose is simply for decoration.  It doesn’t work. I can’t remember a time it ever did.  It’s not allergies or seasonal.  It just is a stubborn, stuffy, finicky appendage on my face. … Continue reading

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31 Things I Wish You’d Quit Saying: Day 24 “God Told Me…”

Recently at a convention an “eclectic” woman approached me.  She said that she was meeting with a publisher shortly and that God told her that I would listen to her speculative fiction pitch. I am certain the Lord did tell … Continue reading

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#31 Days of Stuff I Wish You’d Stop Saying: Day 22 “I am praying for you really hard.”

Somewhere in the mess of Americanized Jesus, Facebook, Neosporin, and Buicks… I will be different, better, and more in tune with the genuine brokenness of this world. Continue reading

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31 Days of Stuff I Wish You’d Stop Saying: Day 13 Are you Awake?

In our house, there are a number of ways to wake Justin and me. Screaming your head off for, yet another, bottle in the middle of the night or even pooping your pants is very effective. Our teenage sons like … Continue reading

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31 Days of Stuff I Wish You’d stop Sayin’: Day 12 “What do you do all day?”

“What do you do all day?” Truly I say to you – I am asked this often.  I stay home.  I am a stay-at-home mom.  I have worked outside of the home, children in tow.  Bravo to every  working mom … Continue reading

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