Be The Mom

Your Phone Or Your Children?

I have written about the subject of spending intentional time with your kids for over a decade. Of recognizing that every moment counts and your children are like little sponges and will soak up what they see and hear in eagerly magnificent ways. I am happy that finally more and Read more…

By Tracey, ago
Be The Mom

Momlife is TOO hard!

I have been remembering those days throughout my momlife where I wanted to escape. Where my biggest dream was the “mom fairy” bursting through my door and saying, “You are such a great mom, you deserve a break…I am going to wave my wand and send you on a two Read more…

By Tracey, ago
Be The Mom

My Son Is Ignoring Me!

I recently got an email from a mom (who asked to remain nameless) who shared that she was struggling in how to interact with her tween son who was rapidly loosing interest in his desire to hang out with her. Woe is me — I have been there, and it Read more…

By Tracey, ago
Be The Mom

5 Truths About Mom

Recently several different friends have shared with me that they are talking to moms and what they are hearing is lots of hopelessness.  That breaks my heart. But I have been there. And I know how to get on the other side of hopelessness. Moms, hear this, and hear it Read more…

By Tracey, ago
Look Who I Met

Join Me At Heart to Home

There are some big “goin on’s” happening in early February that you need to know about! I trust you have heard of West Monroe Louisiana – a few guys with beards and some hand hewn duck calls pretty much put that corner of the world on the map.  And the little town Read more…

By Tracey, ago
Be The Mom

Teach, Yes – Demand, No!

Sometimes as a mom I blow it. Sky high. A willingness to admit and adjust is a necessity as a mom. Can you relate? She walked up to me smiling, “OK Mom, my room’s all done! Come and see!” I stepped away from my own chores and followed her bouncy Read more…

By Tracey, ago
Family

Keep It Simple

Sunday afternoon was peace and quiet loveliness for me. After weeks of rain we had a beautiful day of clear skies and sunshine. I went out back to just spend some time alone doing nothing. Suddenly I found myself taking off my shoes and socks rolling my jeans up to Read more…

By Tracey, ago
Faith

Best Marriage Advice Ever

Wait for it, it’s coming…keep reading. My daughter just got married. As in last weekend. She has a new name. Here’s the thing – I love her husband…already. Because I know him so well, I have known him for over 21 years. Even though we met in person two years Read more…

By Tracey, ago