How My Kids Eat Free Every Night

I love to cook for my family, but being a stay-at-home mom of 3 small children (while being pregnant with a fourth), I really hit my physical & emotional limit by 6pm.  That’s dinner time around here.  There have been times when I’ve just sat at the table sobbing tears of exhaustion while the Hubby […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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