Category Archives: motherhood

15 Sanity-Saving Indoor Activities//Guest Post by Lindsey Bell






I want to welcome my new friend & TMI Ministry Partner, Lindsey Bell. I think you will be blown away by her practical wisdom! Read all the way to the bottom to get details on her giveaway, and please take … Continue reading




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Downplaying Your Teen’s Drama






How do you deal with your teen’s disappointments, disillusionments & drama? Please share your feedback.




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Mom Came In Like A Wrecking Ball






Sometimes I recall it in slow motion: Those moments when my kids are laughing, bantering back and forth about this and that, volume rising. A friendly debate ensues, and this mom sees it’s fixin’ to get nowhere fast, maybe even … Continue reading




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An “Alternative” Perspective for Moms






My social media news feeds have been buzzing about Olympian freestyle skier & medalist David Wise and his devout Christian faith…otherwise known as an “alternative lifestyle.” I agree the news reporter’s description is a bit alarming at first read, but … Continue reading




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Taming “Those” Behaviors






Actor & Comedian Ray Romano is quoted as saying, “The more I go through parenting, the more I say I owe my mother an apology.” Too funny and TOO true! I remember about eight years back when I was a … Continue reading




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Frozen MOMents at the M.O.M. Initiative






I’m over at The M.O.M. Initiative today mulling one of my slow motion, wish-I-could-push-the-pause-button moments. It wasn’t my normal reading a Bible passage to the girls about modesty or self-control or good stewardship or discussing with them how to love … Continue reading




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A Fresh Pair of Eyes, Please






Psalm 27:7-8 “Hear, O LORD, when I cry aloud; be gracious to me and answer me! You have said, ‘Seek My face.’ My heart says to You, ‘Your face, LORD, do I seek.’“ I greatly long to have a heart that … Continue reading




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Before The First Bell






As a young girl, I remember the start of a new school year being so exciting! The first day of school for me was as New Years was to the grownups I knew. It was a time for vows and … Continue reading




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Love’s Friends






One of the things I cherish most about the Bible is how it sets itself apart from our natural view of right living, of morality and wisdom and love. Even though I know better, I still love a good Hollywood … Continue reading




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The Death of me






I’d had it up to here with all three of my teens. I’m not sure exactly where “here” is, but I was ready to take a taxi someplace else. The negative thoughts my brain was racking up were hitting record … Continue reading




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