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  • Mommy Bloggin

    Respect the tiny human

    My 4 yr old taught me how to organize her clothes. “Here Mommy. Skootch over and I’ll show you how to do it. I don’t really like it the way you are doing it.” She likes her clothes hung up in order – short sleeves, long sleeves, jackets and sweaters, dress (by sleeve length), then skirts. She showed me how she like her leggings and underwear folded. And she folded all of her jammies herself because, “I like them just like this mom, and I…

  • Mommy Bloggin,  Word Of the Year

    Health: Cutting the Card

    Jacob has been telling me for years that he wants to do Financial Peace University with Dave Ramsey. YEARS. I never thought he would actually get the ambition to do it. I never thought there would be a day that I was like “YEAH DUDE, LET’S DO THIS!” The thought of it literally brought fear and dread to my insides. (More on THOSE feelings in a bit.) Maybe you’ve heard of Financial Peace University ( FPU ). It’s where in the first class, you are…

  • Faith,  Testimony Tuesdays

    Testimony Tuesday : Faith W.

    Hello! I’m Faith. I’m married to Ben and have four not-so-babyish babies who keep the laughs (and groans) coming. God’s faithfulness to my family through the generations has been enormous; I’m always asking Him to open my eyes wider so I can see this more clearly, and He does.  The testimony I’m going to share today is the birth story of my youngest child, but it’s not just a birth story- it’s really a giving up and crying out story. Do you have any of…

  • Word Of the Year

    WOTY: Health

    The word "health" refers to a state of complete emotional and physical well-being. ... Health can be defined as physical, mental, and social wellbeing, and as a resource for living a full life. It refers not only to the absence of disease, but the ability to recover and bounce back from illness and other problems. - Medical News Today For the last few years, I have been picking a Word Of The Year (WOTY). It’s a simple thing but makes a huge impact if you let it.…

  • Faith,  Testimony Tuesdays

    Testimony Tuesday: Emily B

    Hey friends. Today is the first of many grace-filled Testimony Tuesdays. I have many wonderful women who are going to be sharing their God Story here with you every week – but I figured that to start things off, I would share mine with you. I’m not going to share every single little path on my faith journey – but I am going to be giving you the big life-changing moments. (The women who are sharing in the following weeks will share their stories however…