Of Fig Leaves, Christmas Letters and The Mafia

What if you and I could focus on the meaning of this time of year instead of the shame we carry over the mistakes and mishaps our family has encountered. As moms, it’s our jobs to make our family look good. As moms, we’re the ones who sway others with our stories and words. And we’ve lost the ability to be real, to share our hurts and joy. Somehow we’ve lost our identity and we face the shame our families aren’t perfect.

Throw Open the Doors to Friends (Holiday Entertaining plus Recipe)

  Staring at the half painted walls and ignoring the sticky spots on the couch cushions, I rolled over to my husband and took note of the ancient-falling-to-pieces-why-do-we-still-have-it chair. Far too long I came home each and every day embarrassed of our tiny home. Embarrassed of the old black and white kitchen tile filled with…

Better Together Retreat GIVEAWAY

2014 Better Together M.O.M. Conference REGISTER NOW for the 2014 M.O.M. Conference ~ BETTER TOGETHER July 31st – August 2nd, Jacksonville, Florida at Trinity Baptist Church Registration Information, Location, List of Breakout Sessions, Description of Breakouts, Conference Speaking Team, Better Together Conference Flyer, Better Together Bulletin Insert (Full Color), Better Together Bulletin Insert (Black & White), Better Together Conference Cards (Postcard Size) Hey momma…Do you ever feel alone…