February 2016 archive

Lent Challenge Week 1 and 2 Recap

What in the world was I thinking? Ok, giving up desserts for one week was a good way to ease into Lent, but did I really tell the blogging world I would deny myself coffee for an entire week? Did I forget I have a baby? What about the fact that this baby wakes up […] Read more…

6 Challenges for Lent

For the upcoming 40+ days, 6+ weeks of Lent, my goal is to prepare my heart for the joy of Christ’s resurrection on Easter Sunday. My secondary goal is to avoid treating Lent as a precursor to beach season but rather as a true time of self-denial, repentance, prayer and dependence on God’s grace and mercy. I […] Read more…

8 Things I Never Thought I Would Do As a Parent

Parenthood is all about losing a little control. Your heart is literally living outside of your body which means you will do some crazy things. This does not make you a crazy person, but you may fool people into thinking you are obsessed with your child. Let’s face it, you probably are. Here are eight […] Read more…