1. Wisdom and Parenting in the Middle School Years (A story about Instagram and how our world is getting larger, plus resources for parents!)

    I just bought him his first pair of shoes that are bigger than mine. Life used to be all about Thomas the Tank Engine and digging in the dirt, and…

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  2. Finding Perspective in the Mess of Motherhood

    Moms, do you feel overwhelmed by the mess in your house? I know I do. We are at a stage where the amount of upkeep needed just to keep our…

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  3. Does My Son Need to Toughen Up a Little? Raising Boys who are Courageous

    One topic that I see around the internet on a fairly regular basis is a concern over boys who might need to "toughen up a little." More often than not,…

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  4. A Day in the Life of a Homeschooling Mom of Five

    Ever wondered what it's like to homeschool five kids? How we get it all done? What a day looks like? I thought it might be fun to record an entire…

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  5. Faithful Mothering: Encouragement for the Days When You Wonder if You're Doing the Right Thing

    Do you ever worry if you are doing the right thing in parenting? If your kids are going to turn out okay, or if you are making mistakes without even…

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  6. Boys and Girls are Not the Same. And why that's GOOD!

    One thing that I never anticipated when I started this blog was how much controversy the name would create. At the time, I had three boys. (Now I have four.)…

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  7. One Thing I Will Seek: Simplifying Motherhood in a World of Information Overload

    A few weeks ago, I caught myself thinking about whether or not I am a "helicopter mom." I thought about it a minute. And then I thought, "Does it even…

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  8. A Beginner's Guide to Your DSLR Camera: How to Get out of Auto Mode and Start Taking Better Photos!

    A beginner's guide to using your DSLR camera - start taking better pictures! This post contains Amazon affiliate links. I have always enjoyed photography, but after becoming a parent, I…

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  9. Getting Rid of Boy Bathroom Stink

    Neutralize stinky boy bathroom smell with a homemade cleaner! Are you embarrassed about the smell of your bathroom? Do you pray that guests won't want to use the bathroom when…

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  10. The Exhausted Mom's Christmas Pledge

    I don't know about you, but with 10 days to go until Christmas I'm already worn out! Gone are the days of sitting back, enjoying a couple of weeks off…

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