Many women believe it is required of us to be in constant service and available to those we love. Which is probably why I have my phone now – what if the girls, my grandparents, or (whoever) needs me? Possibly like me, you have been conditioned to believe that in order to show love we must self-sacrifice, and display complete dedication to the wants and needs of the people around us (our husband, children, extended family, friends, church, etc). Often we set aside our inner desires, passions, and dreams, and instead pick up the vacuum with an empty sense of duty.
It’s Valentine’s Day – Happy Love Day! I spent the morning taking four of our kids to gymnastic class and then to the grocery store. I switched some money around in our accounts before I went in because well its pay day on Thursday and things were looking a little sad in my account. I walked past the men coming in on their breaks to grab a bouquet of flowers, and instead reached for the grapes. I loaded up my cart with healthy food, paid for it, and then packed everything into the van.
Hey Guys I think I missed a week or possibly two. Oh well, just know they were full days! I think I will simply jump into last week and then do my best going forward! Last weekend Annaliese had her very first sleepover birthday party, at her friend Ava’s house. She was so sure of […]
The sun has been a sweet gift these past two days, I was sinking into the winter blahs a few days ago – ready to roll over in defeat, why bother trying to find happiness? The gloomy, never ending days with winter storms were getting me down. I couldn’t seem to shake the feeling I was over whelmed and out of my element with six kids at home for another snow day.
I am Amy-Lynn, busy mom to six kids. I survive my daily thanks to take-out pizza, coffee, and faith in Jesus. Come along for the journey, and share in my story.