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Why You Love Being a Mom

Why You Love Being a Mom

Why do you love being a mom? Many times, we talk about the hard parts of being a mom.  The endless diapers and wipes, sleepless nights, sibling rivalry, piles of laundry, sassy teens, and goodness, what in the world am I serving for dinner tonight? Sometimes we need a...
Video:  The Weight of Honor

Video: The Weight of Honor

It’s been a little over a week since you were honored for Mother’s Day.  If you need a little pick me up, you can watch this message I shared on Mother’s Day at my home church, Bonita Valley Community Church in Bonita, CA. It’s titled The...
Mother’s Day Celebrations

Mother’s Day Celebrations

Each year my kids grow older (3, 6 and 8), the Mother’s Day celebrations keep getting better and better it seems.  I can’t think of anything to top the essay my oldest Ethan wrote about “Why My Mother Deserves the Prize for Mother of the Year.”...
10 Reasons Why I Love Being a Mom

10 Reasons Why I Love Being a Mom

This morning, my son Ethan asked James with great sincerity, “Do you like being a dad?” James belted out, “I LOVE BEING A DAD!” I love that brief interaction that means so much.  When we as parents love what we do, we pass that positive...
Mother’s Day Craft Favorites

Mother’s Day Craft Favorites

Wow, the kids really outdid themselves this year for Mother’s Day!  Kudos to their wonderful teachers at school and church for helping them make these masterpieces.  Look at my beautiful yellow corsage made by Ethan!  I wore it to church proudly on...
Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day dear friends! I must admit I am coming into this Mother’s Day weary.  I’m feeling the weight of all those “mommy” “mommy” “mommy”‘s uttered during the week. Parenthood is not for the faint...