A Car Line Prayer: Ease Anxiety For The Day Ahead

Faith, Resource

School is here!! Anyone else feeling a tad anxious about allowing their little hearts to wander sooo very far from their bodies? This year, my daughter started PreK and while she is calm, cool, and collected about the whole thing, I am a bit emotional. If I could, I would be that mom hanging around […]

August 15, 2018

I’m Not Mom Enough For More Kids

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I need to do a little external processing here. And I figured what better place to do that than with my ETMB tribe? So, I hope you’ll excuse me as I try to work through some rather complicated feelings I have about capping my family at two kids. I have been gifted with the most […]

June 13, 2018

Hulking Out: Recognizing What Triggers Your Anger

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I would never have characterized myself as an angry person before having kids. And I never would have imagined that I would struggle so much with anger as a mom. But three years into parenthood, I am standing before you now and confessing: I am an angry mama. At first, I thought this was my […]

March 12, 2018

The “Situation”


“I painting, Mommy!” my daughter triumphantly announced, bare-bottomed and smiling. After an hour long nap time, I walked into my toddler’s room and caught her “painting” her crib with poopoo. Yup…poopoo. “I see that…” I croaked back. Surveying the mess and registering the smell, I felt my blood pressure begin to rise. I knew she […]

March 9, 2017