“I feel thin, sort of stretched, like butter scraped over too much bread.” My patience, calm and thankful tanks were on empty.
I am also human, and working on myself one step at a time. As I prepare to write this, I earnestly feel gutted. Today, I was THAT mom. The mom that I have seen a million times; trying to keep it together as she can feel the entire façade of "everything is perfect" start to… Continue reading I Am THAT Mom.
Guys, It has been a spell! One year ago, I wrote what I thought was going to be my final post for Earnest Mom. However, with much reflection and prayer it appears what was needed was a nice break. A year off to reconnect, make some life changes and now I am earnestly back!! There… Continue reading An Earnest Break.
Ever had a children’s show remind you of the most important things in life?! I present, Daniel Tiger and his sing song way of speaking to hearts young and old.
Let me set the scene, it is after dinner and usually the dishes wait until after the kids go to bed...or sometimes until the following morning. Anyway, it is after dinner, we have full bellies, family conversations have ended and next we watch a show or two then start bedtime routines. We head into the… Continue reading Earnestly Seeing the Moment. The Overwhelming Moments of a SAHM.
Please note, I am not selling or promoting any specific products for profit - I only recommend what I use because I am sure of it's quality and effectiveness. Also the recipe included is not certified to treat head lice, it only helps with prevention.When I was in the 7th grade I got head lice… Continue reading Head Lice Bugging You? It Earnestly Bugs Me.
Those three words changed this mama’s heart.
When your 41 year old husband calls you on the way to the emergency room.
I am a mom, I am a blogger, I am a sister and I am a friend; and in all of those roles, I am a sharer. There is a huge trend today where us mamas feel judged, or overwhelmed by advice and tips in the mama world and to be honest - I get… Continue reading Me & My Earnest Mouth
A slightly comical look at our bedtime routine, remember what may work for one family may not for another. Glean what you may and enjoy!Typically these two things are not correlated, well not formally but I have come to discover that every single night my children (particularly my darling sweet middle child) experience ALL five… Continue reading Earnest Bedtimes + the 5 Stages of Grief.