The unknown Gift

Do you ever have a flash of prophecy about your child, a vision of who they might be when they are grown? I had one today while holding my 15 month old. I pictured him all grown up, and instead of me carefully carrying him over the icy patches, he was carefully guiding me in … Continue reading

Seasons of motherhood

I have been gone from the blogosphere for a long while.  Do you ever wonder why you don’t see a lot of moms blogging about life with teenagers?  It’s not that we don’t have things to share anymore, it’s that our teenagers think they will die if they are discussed on social media, if any … Continue reading

Expecting a blessing

These past few years have been full of changes and blessings. I started a homeschool group, my husband was called as a bishop (in my church that’s like a pastor who works for free), we went through some difficult times with my husband’s job and finances, learned a lot about receiving with gratitude and patience … Continue reading

A place worth keeping

I got a notice yesterday that it was time to renew my web hosting for momsempowered.  For a minute I wondered whether it was worth paying for since I have not written, other than Facebook posts, in a long time. I don’t know if anyone has visited here in a while. But I’ve decided this … Continue reading

Transforming from the Inside, Out

Transforming from the Inside, Out

Yesterday marked 2 years since I started this blog.  I was surprised.  It felt like longer.  I have discovered so much and yet have so much growing still to do, some (ok, A lot) of which is in the same areas I was writing about 2 years ago.  I also haven’t written anything here for … Continue reading

Motherhood takes courage – a confession

Motherhood takes courage – a confession

This is a hard post to write.  I visited my blog recently as a reader, not a writer, and wondered who this person is that wrote all these wonderful things about motherhood.  It doesn’t feel like it could be me sometimes, even though I remember it.  I long to embody the concepts that I wrote … Continue reading

The details of daily life

“The true secret of happiness lies in taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life.” William Morris I think sometimes this is the great challenge of motherhood.  Most of our time is spent attending to seemingly small daily details, and sometimes it can be easy to lose interest.  It’s not that we … Continue reading