Kid-Approved Recipe: Kale-Almond-Banana Smoothie

Okay.  I admit it.  I’m guilty of indulging my three-year-olds’ picky eating habits.  Some days, all they eat are goldfish, string cheese, and Cuties.  Other days, corn dogs and DiGiorno pizza.  And tater tots.  Boy, do they love tater tots. Mealtime is just another war that I can be too tired to wage with willful mini-mes. I […]

Making the Everyday a Holiday

It really is the simple things that make life special.  My husband and I had a whim to make the 9th of every month Kissy Day.  Every family member (pets, too) on the 9th every month gets nearly attacked with sweet little kisses.  We have been doing it for probably a decade now (maybe more) […]

Giving Thanks – A Blessed Mom’s Mealtime Prayer

When the girls began eating baby food at four months old, we started blessing each meal.  Giving thanks.  Sure they didn’t have a clue, but it was about getting in the routine.  Setting a precedent. Remember that simple mealtime blessing? “God is Great, God is Good. Let us thank Him for our food. By His […]

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 […]

My Kids Come Third — A Blessed Mom’s Priorities

Priority #1 – Faith & Spirituality A Blessed Mom has the opportunity to shape a life (maybe more than one).  Prayer brings the intention and action together.  I want what’s best for my family.  I intend it.  Christ will give me strength and wisdom to do it.  Daily consultation.  Daily devotion.  A daily download of spirituality.  Sometimes it’s all […]

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