Let me tell you, I have an amazing mom. Like, one of the best in the entire world. I also have a Masters in Counseling Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family therapy focusing on kids and teens. Yet, even with all of this - great example and great education, there is just a … Continue reading Things I Wasn’t Really Prepared for as a Mom
I used to have a post series (or, rather, I wanted to) for Spotlighting amazing women...well, I'm bringing that back in a new way. And to kick it off, I'm going to do an update of the original (and only) spotlight Sunday post I did. In April of 2013, Laura Noelle wrote this post: Motherhood, … Continue reading Maven Mondays: Motherhood, Entrepreneurship, & More – with Laura Noelle
What a day yesterday was. It's been disappointing, insomnia has hit, and I've been feeling like crap for most of the week. So, last night, I had hubby move our TV into the bedroom so I could just spend time with the family in bed in my PJs, and, now, we are probably killing our … Continue reading An Imperfect Mom Kind of Night
So, I'm learning. Learning to choose joy in the hurt, choose love in the anxiety, and choose gratitude even in the hard times. Because, life looks better when we choose these instead.
Y'all, this is going to be a freakin' honest post. Like, bearing my heart & inviting you into the mess kind of post. This week has been rough. We have been dealing with meal issues, grocery issues, broken tiny house issues, heat issues, communication issues, and I have been a mess. I can't count the number of … Continue reading Resiliency: In Ministry, in Business, and in Marriage
This weekend, I met up with two of my best friends, and had a maternity shoot. Two of us are pregnant, and the other is an amazing photo artist. I love the photos she captured, and I cannot wait until she has them finished for us. Pregnancy is such an amazing time to share with … Continue reading Maternity Pictures, Comparisons, & 7 Bible Verses for My Pregnancy
I am writing this in the midst of feeling extremely crummy. It's that time of year - protect yourselves & your kiddos! As many of you know, hubby & I are expecting! As some of you may not know, we have been surviving much of the year on one income - hubby's missionary income. So, … Continue reading How We are Preparing for Life Changes: 9 Ways to Fix Your Money Mindset
I recently (just now, actually), said goodbye to my first blog: AGAPETOS (over at candicejenee.com). God has recently been working on me about where my focus is to be, and as hard as it is to say goodbye to that platform, I know God was priming me for this one. Now, I won't be taking … Continue reading Announcement Time!
I once wrote about Goodbye being hello in disguise... And, that's what I'm here to share today. A goodbye that is really a hello in disguise. First the AMAZING news: I'm going to be a mom! That's right! In a little over 6 months, my husband & I will be greeting our little bundle. not sure … Continue reading A Beginning and an End
I have been so sick all week...my body is tired & worn. But, it has given me a great amount of time to think. And, I've been doing a lot of thinking lately. You see - things have been quite a bit tight, things have been one surprise or struggle after another, just as my … Continue reading Life is in the Waiting…