Sickness Readiness Kit for Flu Season

  Every night, we pray with and over the Wee Allens.  Among the things we pray for and against, we pray that they will be healthy—that any virus or illness they come into contact with will be short-lived in their bodies.  If at that time they are battling sickness, we proclaim that by HIS stripes […]

Why Your Best Isn’t Good Enough

I took out running today in the humid, after-rain morning sun.  As I mentioned in a previous post, The Mommy-Tummy Challenge, I’ve never been what you could call “athletic.”  I know I could have been what with my sturdy legs and family history of basketball players (mom & aunts) and track runner/football player (dad), but […]

The Mommy-Tummy Challenge

Okay, y’all.  I just got fed up with the post-pregnancy weight.  3 weeks ago, I was 2 pounds away from being at my highest pregnancy weight.  That was without two Wee Allens in my tummy.  I looked at my profile in the mirror and my stomach was as big as my backside.  I looked like […]

Mars vs Venus: The Curse of Adam & Eve

If I am being completely honest, there are days that I wish I could take a mulligan.  I wish I could do them over.  As fun and smile-y as I seem, I have quite the irritable side that only comes out to play at home.  You know what I’m talking about, right?  I know I’m […]

5 Simple Affirmations to Improve Your Child’s Self-Image

**NOTE: Near the end of the article, don’t miss the FREE PDF download that I’ve created for you. I love to watch houses being built.  Women usually take great care and pride in building/making a home.  There are so many choices.  Where do you want electrical outlets?  What flooring?  Paint colors? Cabinetry?  Electrical and plumbing […]

A Homemade (Cheap) Alternative to Swim Ear Drops

I wasn’t prone to ear infections as a child, but my grandmother always made me put rubbing alcohol in my ears after swimming anyway.  Thanks, Granny! When I started bringing my girls to swimming lessons (at 18 months old), the swimming instructor (who has four children of her own) advised that I treat them after […]

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