Be Ye Joyful

“Sometimes you’ll find what you’re waiting for  Was there all along just waiting for you  To turn around and reconcile  And it may be broken down  All the bridges burned like an old ghost town  But this my son can be made new  It’s gonna be alright  Shake it out and let back in the […]

Imagine That!

  “You may say I’m a dreamer, but I’m not the only one” John Lennon I am always encouraging my children to use their imagination! Imagination is something that gets pushed aside as we get older. A lot of our imagination can get lost through lack of use because TV or movies does all the […]

Waiting Patiently For the Lord…While In The Pit

Psalm 40:1-3 “I waited patiently for the Lord, and He inclined to me and heard my cry.  He brought me up out of the pit of destruction, out of the miry clay,  And He set my feet upon a rock making my footsteps firm.  He put a new song in my mouth, a song of […]

Preparing for Labor…for the 4th time!

I am 32 weeks pregnant with my 4th baby…a boy! We are so thrilled to meet this little guy in a little less than 2 months! Time has gone by so quickly this pregnancy…mostly because I am running around with the other three kids all the time! I remember when I was pregnant with my […]

Fact or Fiction? Dates Can Shorten Labor

As I near the last several weeks of my 4th pregnancy, I am reading more and more about ways to shorten labor, cause natural induction, and prepare for birth. Usually I come across articles where there is anecdotal evidence suggest eating lots of pineapple, taking a shot of castor oil, or eating very spicy food will induce […]

Essential Oil Rollerballs 101

Essential Oil: a natural oil typically obtained by distillation and having the characteristic fragrance of the plant or other source from which it is extracted. Essential Oils are all the rage these days…with good reason! Essential Oils have been used for thousands of years in a variety of ways: cosmetics, health, emotional health, and spiritual practices. […]

Thyroid, Anxiety, Adrenals Oh My!

Disclaimer: I am not a medical professional, this is simply my experience with hypothyroidism, anxiety, and adrenal burnout. Please seek the advice of a medical professional.   About 4 years ago, shortly after my third child was born, I was experiencing symptoms ranging from extreme anxiety, paralyzing fear, and debilitating exhaustion. Of course, I was tired […]