Tag: thankfulness

This is STILL the Only Thing That Matters

Stress.  Anxiety.  Ugh, freakin anxiety, man.  I’ve been up to my eyeballs with it lately.  The holidays have been doing that to me recently.  The kids get so wound up, so off-schedule, eat too much sugar, don’t get enough sleep.  I don’t need to tell you, you know how it is:  a recipe for disaster.  With a

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Filling Our Gratefulness Jars

My family has been working on filling our gratefulness jars. My daughters each decorated their own mason jar with stickers during church school and our whole church congregation was encouraged to write down something that we’re grateful for each day. Well, it doesn’t always happen every day, but usually after dinner we’ll go around the table and ask what everyone was thankful for

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Must be doing something right

Ever have that moment when you feel validated for the job you’re doing as a parent? Let’s face it, those moments can be few and far between, but this past weekend, I experienced one of them. I’m a stickler with my daughter about thankfulness about appreciating what she has; as an only child in our

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5 Reasons Why I Am Thankful To Be A Mom

With the Thanksgiving holiday just around the corner, I have been thinking a lot about all of the things I am most thankful for. Number one on that list is my children (shocker, I know). Although I could come up with an infinite number of reasons why I’m so thankful to be their mom, there

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