Thursday, March 23, 2017

Labor Fear VS Excitement and Beauty

Baby number four doesn't get any less scary when thinking about delivery than baby one is. I have waves of panic every once in a while: "WHAT IN THE WORLD HAVE I DONE - WHAT AM I DOING TO MYSELF AGAIN I HAVE TO DO THIS ALL OVER A FOURTH TIME?!"

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Good Reads: Crossing the Waters by Leslie Leyland Fields

I feel like it has taken me FOREVER to get through this book. Buuuuuut...that's because it has. Crossing the Waters is a slow read for me, not really my style. The message of the book though is fabulous!

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

A Letter to My Future Daughter In Laws

I am the mother of four boys. I have, at times, been disappointed that I will never experience the connection of having a daughter, picking out a prom dress, meeting her date the first time, going shopping, just the two of us.

Monday, March 20, 2017

Is it faithless to feel nervous about being comfortable?

I've shared so much about our struggles here on the Accidental Nomad Life, particularly lately in the heat of things. Now that we are on the other side, things are beginning to feel comfortable and I've had waves of nervousness wash over me - waiting for the next doomed phone call, or miserable news…

Thursday, March 16, 2017

How the book "Making it Home" changed my life

For a long time, I struggled with my identity. After a horrendous breakup with a high school boyfriend, and multiple abuses from people that I had one day called friends, I didn't know how to be me anymore.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Good Reads: A Wife's Secret To Happiness by Jen Weaver

When I heard the title, A Wife's Secret To Happiness, I automatically went to the worldly idea of standing up for yourself, advocating for your rights, being strong and proud as a woman, etc...But, Jen was in a Christian blogging group that I am in and I wanted to be optimistic about the book, so I signed up to help promote it.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

The disservice of not talking about sin to your kids

I've been so frustrated with our oldest son lately. He has a complex of being better than our discipline - thinking he can get away with anything he wants to and he comes across as seeming like he thinks that he has authority his brothers do not.

Monday, March 13, 2017

The Bunny, The Egg, and The Cross Easter Activity Book Review & Giveaway

I have had the opportunity to work with a handful of really incredible women lately! They are women that have a heart for spreading Jesus in different areas of life. One of those is Nadine, author of The Bunny, The Egg, and the Cross -Walking the Steps of Jesus with little hands and little hearts.

Friday, March 10, 2017

The Book of Job Study Club | Passage 4 |

So often when I struggle or face trials, I find myself wrestling on the inside, instead of outside, in prayer. Even when I have nothing to ask, when I struggle, I forget that I can go to Jesus in frustrated conversation and just share with him, HOW I am struggling.

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Being a submissive wife when you are a born leader

I am a natural born leader - a trait that can make or break a relationship. Dynamics change so much from dating to marriage and many times, it goes unsaid.