Category Archives: Taking Care of Me

What My Kids Taught Me In Their “Jesus Loves Me” Sweaters

Today’s guest post is from Emily Wierenga. Emily is a wife and mom of two. From her home in Canada, she writes from the heart and isn’t afraid to talk about issues she’s dealt with like eating disorders, infertility, body … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week

“Big changes always start with small decisions.”                                           ~Justin and Trisha Davis

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Wanna join the fun?

It’s September and that means that my speaking season kicks back in gear! I love the summer months where the pace slows down, but I love to jump back into being face to face with moms in the trenches. I … Continue reading

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Love Your Failures

Love. Your. Failures. Those 3 words seem odd to say.  Why would we ever love our failures?  How could we even begin to put the word “love” and “failures” in the same sentence? The only way we can ever do … Continue reading

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Summer Reading

I seem to read so much more in the summer than any other time of the year. Reading is one way that I take care of me! I’ve read some great books this summer that I would definitely recommend! Biblical Fiction. … Continue reading

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A Time of Rest

Austin, Mark, and I just returned from a much-needed two week vacation.  I chose to unplug during that time–I scheduled a few Facebook posts and blog posts so it didn’t seem like I disappeared. But in real life, I did. And … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week

“If we want to live a wholehearted life, we have to become intentional about cultivating rest and play, and we must work to let go of exhaustion as a status symbol and productivity as self-worth.”            … Continue reading

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Love Your Uniqueness!

We live in such a conforming society that many of us struggle with our unique qualities. And if we struggle with our unique qualities, you can only imagine how challenging it is for our kids to embrace how they are … Continue reading

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He’s Not Very Lovable Right Now

Welcome to all my Proverbs 31 Devotional friends today!  I’m delighted you stopped by!  Please take a minute to leave a comment and introduce yourself! Happy Tuesday to all my favorite blog world friends who hang out with me here … Continue reading

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Cancer Humor

Over the past six months of my cancer journey, I’ve learned that a sense of humor is very important during the hard times.  Joy is an inside job and is not dependent upon our circumstances. Looking back over this season, … Continue reading

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