40 Days of Affirmations for Our Children – Final List

I pray that you all found joy during this Lenten season even with the chaos of the world around us. I pray you embraced the time with your family, healthy at home, and leaned into God, His word and perfect presence during the time of struggle or anxiety. I had intentions of posting the affirmations … Continue reading 40 Days of Affirmations for Our Children – Final List

40 Days of Affirmations for Foster and Adoptive Parents

Several years ago, I decided to do Lent a bit differently. Instead of giving something up like I had done all through my childhood, I was going to purposefully work on something specific for 40 days. For instance, one year I worked on 40 Days of Decreasing Mom Guilt and I spent time each day … Continue reading 40 Days of Affirmations for Foster and Adoptive Parents

40 Days of Affirmations for Our Children -Check In

It is hard to believe we are half way through Lent, but then again with the current state of our world, it almost feels like it's been years since we started this project. Time is simultaneously flying and crawling. It's the strangest sensation! I have tried to maintain the once a day affirmation, but unfortunately … Continue reading 40 Days of Affirmations for Our Children -Check In

If His Grace is Enough, Why Don’t We Embrace It?

If God’s grace is enough, why don’t we embrace it?  In the last two days, I’ve spent much time speaking to other mothers, listening to them walk down guilt trip alley. I related as I have taken many strolls down the same path.  They expressed a feeling of guilt for not spending enough time with … Continue reading If His Grace is Enough, Why Don’t We Embrace It?

The Letter

I sit here fighting tears as I attempt to write “the letter”. I’ve written this letter before, in different circumstances, and it never gets easier.  Somehow I’m supposed to fit everything about the last seven months into this letter to deliver to the next mommy and daddy.  I pray I’ve captured everything I wanted, needed, … Continue reading The Letter