10 Cheap Acts of Kindness

Today’s article is inspired by my morning devotion, Ecclesiastes 3:12. The theme was being thankful and the passage reads, “I know that there is nothing better for people than to be happy and to do good while they live.” I understand this as the idea that people are happiest and serving Jesus the best when …

Playlist for Strength

Music is my touchstone. When I think back on my life, my memories have a soundtrack. I love listening to it on sick days while driving around and clearing my head. I have playlists for everything, but this year I have needed this playlist the most, my playlist for strength. For days where I need …

Kielbasa and Shrimp Skillet

I love cooking in the winter but would much rather bake than make dinner any day of the week. Its the weirdest time of the day for us, my husband is getting ready for work and my son is trying to do his homework while I pull a meal together. Its the worst. Dinners that …

Thank You For Hurting Me

I am a huge fan of Kesha so her journey the last couple years was something I thought about a lot. I thought her as this free spirit who didn’t let anyone get her down. And then, someone she trusted destroyed her. I was devastated that she might be out of the game forever, I …

What Does the Bible Say About Spanking

Discipline is one of those things that Thyler and I don’t always agree on. We were disciplined very similarly growing up, but it left very different impressions. Thyler was spanked and because of it respected his parents and took them seriously as figures of authority. I was spanked, but it always left me feeling embarrassed. …

Self Care On A Bad Day

Being a mom with anxiety isn’t always easy. I have months where I feel entirely in control and can enjoy every day. Then, sometimes I cant. It’s hard to claw your way out of blue days and put your kid first when you are in a funk. I have PTSD and OCD. A lot of …