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
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
Be The Mom

Social Media Conundrum

For eight years my immersion in social media has been blessed by relationships made, encouragement shared and received, as well knowledge gained. I am grateful for every conversation, tear, grin and giggle I have shared with others. However, there is a constant “tyranny of the urgent” that comes with social Read more…

By Tracey, ago
Be The Mom

Fortune Cookie Predicts Doom

Building relationship with your kids makes for great fun together when they are teens. I don’t get people when they talk about how awful the teen years are because although those years have challenges my experience has been they are the opposite of awful. When you have come alongside  your Read more…

By Tracey, ago
Friendships

Be A Mentor, Find A Mentor

It can be awkward and uncomfortable at first…but a mentoring relationship is something you NEED to pursue. And hey – your seatbelt was awkward and uncomfortable but you got used to that! So buckle up and make mentoring happen in YOUR life! Do you have that “older woman” who touches Read more…

By Tracey, ago
Friendships

Encouragement Cafe Chat

More than a year ago I “met” Luann Prater by phone and we shared our hearts on life, where God had us and what the big dreams were He had placed in our hearts. Imagine my surprise when I found out she would be coming to Little Rock a few weeks ago Read more…

By Tracey, ago
Faith

Social Media Sucks

The humility right out of me. When I use social media to encourage and connect it is grand. When I use social media to juke and jive and work hard to “get noticed” and hustle to make people find me or “like” me it sucks the humility right out of Read more…

By Tracey, ago