Finding a Mentor

When I had my first child, I had no clue what I was doing. My parents were serving as missionaries in Albania at the time, and email was new on the scene at that time. So Skype wasn’t an option. While I read some books and knew a few women at my church, I didn’t feel close enough to ask practical newborn questions. For fear my son would experience nipple confusion, my husband and I didn’t bring a pacifier to the hospital. Of course after he was born all he wanted to do was suck on something. My husband let him use his pinkie finger to keep him content. I …

Free Stuff!!!

Hi friends… This has been a rollercoaster week for me. It started off on Monday ending the hunt of car shopping for my twin daughters. (Boy did they get to see a lot of cars and their varied owners in the process since half the investment was their earned money!)  Then I got to spend a glorious day with my mentor Deb and celebrate the release of the Total Family Makeover. (Boy am I ever grateful for such an amazing friend!) Yesterday my plane was delayed and rerouted so that I got to spend 14 hours in airports and on planes. I bet you’ve had some good and … not so …

Loving the Church

I can honestly say, I love our church. I don’t mean the building (it kinda smells because its old and its a place we rent that is a preschool during the week.) I’m also not referring the service on Sundays. I love the worship, testimonies, and ordinances we partake in there, but the church is not a place or an event. Its us. Now I’m not wearing rose colored glasses. Other Christians have hurt me deeply, but other times they have held me up when I thought I couldn’t go on. I have met many wounded church people. Someone said, “There is no pain like church pain.” I agree as …