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
Momfessions

Danger to Children’s Growth

The other day my husband was talking about a leadership principal that involves the term analysis paralysis, and my ears perked up. When I asked him to explain further, he said leaders have to know when to take action, “It’s all about not over thinking things, it is ok to Read more…

By Tracey, ago
Faith

Suffering? Need Help?

Friends, I am in a season that is leaving me reeling…and on my knees. Family members with serious health issues that have had me away from home, an unexpected death in our family that has led to heartache and hard decisions. Each heart crushing need could be a series of Read more…

By Tracey, ago
Momfessions

I Have A Big But

Sometimes it sneaks up on me from behind and before you know it, it exposes itself! For me, it happens like this, “I am sorry I yelled at you, but you did not do as I asked!” left eyebrow in a severe upward slant, lips pursed, hands on hips with Read more…

By Tracey, ago
Be The Mom

Mom Gut Check

“In a minute” she shot out in frustration never taking her eyes off of the iphone as she texted rapid fire. In front of her stood a little girl, I watched the little face contort as she hesitated and thoughtfully pleaded at her mother, with her heart…she then gave a Read more…

By Tracey, ago
Momfessions

Are You An Overprotective Mom Too?

You have heard it said that confession is good for the soul…right? Well, I confessed…about my overprotective mom ways today, right out for the world to read about over at Family Matters. Here’s a smidge of my guest post over there… Being a mom brings out the absolute “protect and Read more…

By Tracey, ago
Momfessions

Snow Day Mom Melt Down

All this snow day talk amongst mom bloggers, facebookers (I just invented a new word – I’m sure Wikipedia will be calling soon!) and the news outlets sucked up out of my cluttered brain the memory of a blizzard I lived through when my teens were little bitties! It was Read more…

By Tracey, ago
Momfessions

Confession

Guilty. At the risk of sounding like a pathetic loser…well there you have it, I am a pathetic loser – so who am I kidding. I did the whole comparison thing. The whole, she’s got it better than me. It’s not fair. Whah, whah. What about me? I deserve that! Read more…

By Tracey, ago