When You Feel Disconnected to Your Faith

There are many times I have felt disconnected from my faith. My beliefs really don’t change. At times, I just don’t feel the sense of closeness with God I have experienced during other times of my life. In the worst of days, I have felt empty, frustrated, or deeply sad. Sometimes, I’ve even felt guilty … Continue Reading

9 Powerful Prayers for Your Children

Powerful prayers for children. I have three sons. I have really made it a point to pray for them consistently and intentionally. I used to only pray for them when I’m worried or battling fear. Since they were kids, I would go into their rooms at night, and pray over them while they are sleeping. … Continue Reading

Dear White Mom’s: What I Need You To Know….

Dear White Moms, You are my friends. You are my sisters. We are the same in more ways than we are different, but there are a few things that I need you to know. I have three black boys. They are the sweetest and most amazing humans I’ve ever met. They are incredibly intelligent, creative, artistic, … Continue Reading

Lessons Learned: Some friendships don’t last forever, and that doesn’t make them a waste

I am super intentional about my friendships. About learning how to be a better friend. About loving my friends well. About being there for my friends any time they need me. About talking through the hard stuff, forgiving, and going the extra mile for my friends. I am a really good friend. It’s one of … Continue Reading

Lessons Learned: Generosity can leave you with resentment if it’s left unchecked

  Alright, so I am starting a series called “Lessons Learned.” Here, I will share a variety of really hard lessons I’ve learned in my life, but mainly in the last few years or so. I’ve been through many ups and downs, really making an impact on my view of life. I am hoping this … Continue Reading

7 Ways We Doubled Our Savings Last Year

The last few years, I have really been focusing on building up our savings account. We are always looking for ways to reach our financial goals, and throughout the past year we reached quite a few. It has a lot to do with putting these tips into practice. 1. Set up Auto Draft. I set … Continue Reading

What is the best age for Disney World?

Our family has been to Disney World many times, and the number one question I always get is : “What is the best age for Disney World?”. Well…I just returned from a fabulous trip to Disney World in Orlando, Florida with my youngest son, my sister, and my nephew. We took our 2 five-year old … Continue Reading

4 questions that will get your kids to talk openly about school

Something happens when your kids go to school that, it becomes like pulling teeth to get them to talk about their days.  I want to share with you 4 questions that will get your kids to talk openly about school.  I have 3 boys that are currently in elementary and high school.  I have learned … Continue Reading

How we live WELL on one income!

I have been a stay at home mom for all of my 3 kids and have really enjoyed the privilege of raising and training my own babies.  Whether you work or stay home with your kiddos, this post can still help your family save money as I share how we live well on one income. … Continue Reading

15 ways I cut our grocery budget in 1/2

As a mom of 3 growing boys and 1 hungry husband, the amount of food we have to keep in this house is insane.  Over the years, there were times when money was super tight. I had to find ways to cut back our budget and this was usually easiest at the grocery store. I … Continue Reading