Missional Motherhood

Attitude is Everything

While I was growing up, my parents constantly reminded me to remember my manners and to mind my attitude.  Attitude. See, I’ve been “attitude - challenged” since an early age. When things go MY way I am as happy as a clam, but when things go differently or someone steps in my way, I get… Continue reading Attitude is Everything

Missional Motherhood

It Takes A Village

Recently, I read an article stating that America is actually one of the few cultures in the world that tends to rear families tightly within their nuclear unit.  In many other cultures several generations live in the same house, or at the very most, within a stone’s throw. However, I have noticed more American women… Continue reading It Takes A Village

Missional Motherhood

Set Low Expectations

I love a good task list, and boy do I love a good long term goal, so bring it on!  Who are we kidding, I like daily goals, too --  any goal that I can jot down and later check off, or, my preference, mark with a fluorescent pink highlighter as COMPLETED just makes me… Continue reading Set Low Expectations

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No Use Crying Over Spilled Milk

Although I appreciate a clean house and a clean car, I have never been one to regularly give anything the “white glove treatment.”  When friends say, “I just can’t sleep if there are dishes in the kitchen sink,” I used to think they needed to take a strong “chill pill.”  However, after my first child… Continue reading No Use Crying Over Spilled Milk