Tag: motherhood

Day 13/31 Five Minute Free Writes: Talk

Day 13 My oldest daughter just turned two in early June.  She had been talking for about a year even prior to that.  Everywhere I take her, whether it be to her classroom at church or the YMCA or even to the grocery store,… Continue Reading “Day 13/31 Five Minute Free Writes: Talk”

Day 10/31 Five Minute Free Writes: How

Day 10 I decided last minute that I was going to take a flow yoga class today at the gym.  I hadn’t planned to go to any class today, I was just excited that I managed to get both girls fed and in the… Continue Reading “Day 10/31 Five Minute Free Writes: How”

Day 9/31 Five Minute Free Writes: Inspire

Day 9 I just finished reading a fantastic marriage book by Dr. Emerson Eggerich titled Love and Respect.  The main message he was getting across is that as women, our deepest need is love.  The deepest need of a man is respect.  With our… Continue Reading “Day 9/31 Five Minute Free Writes: Inspire”

Day 4/31 Five Minute Free Writes: Why

Day 4 As a mother of a six-month-old and a two-year-old, I find myself asking “Why” a lot more than before I had kids.  Or maybe my questions to my two-year-old just sound so ridiculous, I feel like I’m asking “why” more often. Why… Continue Reading “Day 4/31 Five Minute Free Writes: Why”

Day 3/31 Five Minute Free Writes: Believe

Day 3 As a mother of two babies, I can scratch the surface of understanding how God feels about me.  When I look at my precious girls, I look at their big blue eyes, long eyelashes, ginger curls, dimpled fingers, chubby thighs, knee rolls,… Continue Reading “Day 3/31 Five Minute Free Writes: Believe”

Day 1/31 Five Minute Free Writes: Story

Day 1 I always have thought that God has a sense of humor, and that He allows funny things to happen to people who can tell great stories.  When I meet people I want to know their story.  I want to know where they’re… Continue Reading “Day 1/31 Five Minute Free Writes: Story”

Five Minute Friday: Storm Crowd

Today, I’m writing with the Five Minute Friday community writing group, and this week’s word is CROWD.  If you’d like to join in (or just to read other great bloggers’ work), the linkup is here. Last week, the meteorologists predicted a beast of a hurricane… Continue Reading “Five Minute Friday: Storm Crowd”

Five Minute Friday: Wonder in the RAIN

Today, I’m writing with the Five Minute Friday community writing group, and this week’s word is RAIN.  If you’d like to join in (or just to read other great bloggers’ work), the linkup is here. When I was a kid growing up in the sticks… Continue Reading “Five Minute Friday: Wonder in the RAIN”

Five Minute Friday: Please Don’t RUSH Me

Today, I’m back writing with the Five Minute Friday community writing group after a several month hiatus, and this week’s word is RUSH.  If you’d like to join in, the linkup is here. I can remember my mom half-joking with me growing up that she… Continue Reading “Five Minute Friday: Please Don’t RUSH Me”

Mom Connections

It was my second time back to my twice-a-month moms group after giving birth to my second baby girl. Several moms there asked me how I was doing.  At that time, my baby girl was six weeks old.  I was able to tell them all,… Continue Reading “Mom Connections”