Showing posts from October, 2019

New Addition to the Family!

New Addition to the Family!  About 2 months ago the husband and I came into agreement to purchase the children a DOG!  The kids had been asking for one for quite some time, specifically my oldest son who is 8yrs old. However, my husband didn't think it was such a great idea.  I personally loved the idea of having a cute little puppy running around the yard with the kids!  So, time went on, months and months passed on by and then one day IT HAPPENED...  My husband texted me from work and said "why am I thinking of buying the kids a dog!?" I jumped on the opportunity to encourage his decision, lol. He told me the children must be praying and asking God to change my heart concerning the matter. I thought that was hilarious and probably very true! We've always taught our children they can talk to God about anything on their little hearts. Long story short, I found a lady on Facebook who was a breeder and selling a liter of adorable shih-tzu puppies ( I rec

Your Child NEEDS Discipline...

Your Child NEEDS Discipline Now first things first, let me say this... Often when we start talking about discipline people cringe, tense up and immediately get on defense. So relax a minute take a deep breath and let's talk about it. Let's start by defining discipline... One definition of discipline, as described by the web is : the practice of training people to obey rules or a code of behavior, using punishment to correct disobedience. Now, i'm sure there will be some who will not agree with this definition or the practicality of the fact that discipline is necessary for children and adults too for that matter, but If you're reading this blog post let's just assume you are with me on this idea. Even if you're not, it's OK. This is not by any means up for debate. So I've outlined below reasons I believe discipline in some form is a MUST! Reason #1 :  God said so: My bible tells me  to "train up a child in the way he should go; an

3 Steps to Releasing Mom Guilt

 3 Steps to Releasing Mom Guilt! Oh mom guilt! Mom guilt can happen to the best of us at any point in our mommy journey. But there are some things you can start doing TODAY to release that guilt and go on with JOY IN MOTHERHOOD!! No matter what your situation God is ready with the solution! What is Mom Guilt???    Mom Guilt  is the feeling of  doubt, anxiousness or uncertainty experienced by mothers when they fear they're failing or falling short of expectations set by themselves or others. We feel guilty when we feel like we're not spending enough time with our children. We feel guilty when we're not as engaged in with playing with our children, while we accomplish other daily goals. We feel guilty when our children are not as well put together as some others appear to be. Feeling like we have failed in some way. We feel guilty when we think we should be doing more for our kids or our households. We feel guilty when one child seemingly receive