Mommy lesson #52: Sometimes getting sick makes you feel better

October is my favorite month of the year, and this one has been particularly spectacular. Every few years the elements come together in a magical mixture that brings out the most breathtaking fall foliage, and this has been one such year. Usually I act like a little kid at Christmas, exclaiming over every blazing tree … More Mommy lesson #52: Sometimes getting sick makes you feel better

Mommy lesson #44: How to deal with the mess and still be a good mom (So many projects, so little time to actually complete them)

As I sit with my computer on my lap I can see at least six different unfinished projects, all calling my name. The card table is covered in piles of fabric and bib pieces that are cut and waiting to be sewn. My sewing machine is perched on the end of the kitchen table, along … More Mommy lesson #44: How to deal with the mess and still be a good mom (So many projects, so little time to actually complete them)

Mommy lesson # 41: Thank God for each moment, even the stinky ones

I just finished a chapter of One Thousand Gifts by Ann Voskamp, so I am feeling a bit introspective. It’s the book my MOPS group has chosen for our first book club, otherwise I probably never would have picked it up. If you haven’t heard of this book (which I would find surprising, since it … More Mommy lesson # 41: Thank God for each moment, even the stinky ones