• March Scripture Journaling

    March Scripture Journaling

    Having these Scripture Journaling plans has been such a blessing. Though the days are busy with all mommy’ing I can possibly squeeze in, I can always find a minute or two (or, if I’m lucky 20!) to sit with a bit of scripture, meditate and reflect. The theme for the month of March is Keeping A Home & Things of This World! Scripture Journaling is a simple (and not overwhelming) way to get into The Word daily. It’s a way to get quiet with God -if even for a few minutes among the chaos of motherhood – to meditate and reflect on His living words of truth. Scripture Journaling: How To…

  • Love Languages of Children

    The Love Languages of Children

    The 5 Love Languages closes out with a chapter about the Love Languages of Children. It was a chapter I was especially interested in as I’m fully aware of the benefit of keeping your child’s emotional love tank full. This is especially true where my foster/adopted children are concerned. Their early start in life didn’t afford them all the best and this rough beginning is evident in their present. Admittedly, I’ve struggled to identify their love languages and commit energy to pouring into them in that way. First, because love languages of children, especially young children, are difficult to really pinpoint, as Gary Chapman notes. Second, I’m so exhausted by…

  • To My Husband Who Chose to Stay (Guest Post)

    To my husband who chose to stay: That sounds so ridiculous to say out loud, some people are currently scratching their heads because why would I say that? I say it because it’s true….. Thank you for loving me when the diagnosis of autism consumed me, and changed who I was. I was no longer in my mid-twenties trying to figure out how to be a first time mom. I was an autism mom and services for our son was my only priority. We said good-bye to date nights, weekend get-aways, and replaced our free time with conferences, research, and intake appointments. Thank you for loving me through the grief,…