Category: Just for Mom

So, You’re Getting Your First Mammogram…

So, You’re Getting Your First Mammogram…

The time has come.  You’re turning 40.  Or your family history has you pegged as high risk.  Or maybe, God forbid, you have found a lump.  And the next thing you know, the imaging center is calling you to schedule your very first mammogram. And […]

Traveling as a Couple: Escaping Reality and Refocusing on YOU {part 3}

Traveling as a Couple: Escaping Reality and Refocusing on YOU {part 3}

Wow!  Part 3 in our travel series!! Thanks for sticking it out with me!  We talked about WHY traveling together is important in part 1.  We talked about HOW to get ready for the trip in part 2.  Take a look back and refresh your memory […]

Traveling as a Couple: Escaping Reality and Refocusing on YOU {part 2}

Traveling as a Couple: Escaping Reality and Refocusing on YOU {part 2}

So, you’ve got a bunch of kids and you could really use a vacation?  And you mean you want to care for your marriage and go it alone with your spouse?  Good for you!!!  I’m so proud of  you! Now, if you follow along here […]

Flying Solo & Keeping the Faith

Flying Solo & Keeping the Faith

The kids and I were sitting down to dinner after a phenomenally long day.  In the previous 24 hours, the school year had ended, our dishwasher had broken, and the hard-to-reach fluorescent light bulbs in the laundry room had burned out.  Thunderstorms and tornado warnings had […]

Traveling as a Couple: Escaping Reality and Refocusing on YOU {part 1}

Traveling as a Couple: Escaping Reality and Refocusing on YOU {part 1}

Holy Moses.  Greg and I just got back from a whirlwind trip up to Chicago and St. Louis.  We combined a little “us time” with a little “family time” and we did it without our kids in tow.  And you know what? It. Was. Fabulous.  […]

Busy & Fine

Busy & Fine

I found this quote in today’s devotional reading and it hit me squarely in between the eyes. That word…BUSY.  It tends to be tossed around like a badge of honor these days. I know I am just as guilty as the next mom of participating […]

Why This Blog? And Why Now?

Why This Blog? And Why Now?

Over the past few weeks, as I’ve tossed around the idea of starting a blog, so many people have been encouraging and supportive.  It’s meant so much to me to see the faith people have in me as a mom, as a woman with a […]