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Unexpected Life Lessons from A Foot

Have you ever had a God speak to you so clearly there was no doubt it was His voice you were hearing?

Has He ever used a totally random, completely unlikely source through which to do it?20140315-205406.jpg

How about a pair of water-wrinkled feet with chipped nail polish?? Join me at The Better Mom today as I share How An Old, Chipped Pedicure Made Me a Better Mom!

What unlikely ways has God spoken to you?

If you’ve just clicked over from The Better Mom, I want to extend a warm welcome to you. I do hope you’ll stay awhile and make yourself at home!

Do you need a time out?

When Mom Needs A Time OutHey there, fellow moms. Have you ever put your kids in a time out when either their behavior or attitude wasn’t matching up to your expectations? Or what you knew they were capable of?

How about yourself? Have you ever felt the tensions rising, temper shortening in your own heart? Have you ever put yourself in a time out?

Join me at The Better Mom today as I talk about what we can do When MOM Needs A Time Out.

If you’ve just clicked over from a The Better Mom, I want to welcome you! If you were in my living room, I’d hand you a nice, hot cuppa and fresh-baked biscuit. Feel free to make yourself at home and have a look around!

Just don’t know what to do?

5 Things to Do When You Don't Know What to DoHas life ever collided around you so hard that you just have no. idea. what to do?

Join me at a The Better Mom today as I share 5 Things To Do When You Don’t Know What to Do.

If you’ve just clicked over from The Better Mom, I want to extend the warmest welcome to you! Grab a cuppa and stay awhile, get to know me and my little corner of blogland. :)

Picture This – More Birthday {GIVEAWAYS}!

Blog Birthday GiveawayYou all know that we live in a wee little village in rural Ireland. We love it. It’s quaint, green, lush. The people are incredible and you can’t beat the tea!

While life there is not perfect, it certainly is an adventure. One of the many blessings we’ve been given while living there is the opportunity to pursue our creative sides. My hubby started learning about photography a few years ago, though he’s always been interested since having a shutter-bug father himself.

Well, you guys, he’s seriously talented. His eye for detail and beauty is astounding – especially since he’s such a manly stud! The creative side in him is inspiring. He is graciously offering an 8×12 print of one of his best photos from our time here in the states. The columbine is the state flower of Colorado. I had never seen one in person before until we went to a little town called Ouray a couple of weeks ago. Wow.

columbine

Photo by Deibel Photography

One luck winner will receive a copy of this breathtaking photo. Just click the link below and you’ll be taken to a Raffelcopter form.

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Also, join be over at The Better Mom today as I help us tired mamas boost our mid-summer energy a bit!

When You Feel Useless

Photo by Deibel Photography

There have been several times in my life during which I’ve felt particularly useless.

Times when life seemed to be not only lacking opportunities to use my gifts and talents, but almost seems to be deliberately blocking the use of them.

I feel these times more acutely as a mother than another other time of my life thus far.

On a recent road trip with my family, I saw something that spoke to my heart and was such an encouragement to me for those times when I feel particularly useless. I’m sharing my thoughts over at The Better Mom today, and I’d love to have you come join me!

If you’ve just clicked over from The Better Mom, I want to extend a warm welcome to you, and thank you for taking the time to come visit! I hope this little corner of the web is an encouragement to you. Be sure to introduce yourself!

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