Be The Mom

RandoMOM Observations

Hiking when it’s over 100 degrees is exhilarating, in a totally drenched in sweat sort of way. Dead leaves on my trees makes me sad. When my husband calls and says, “How you doin?” (in a Joey from friends sort of way) it still makes me giggle and swoon!   Read more…

By Tracey, ago
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Stay The Course?

When your first born goes off to college there are so very many challenges. Letting go, trusting God, an empty bedroom, a smaller ketchup bottle, no more long brown hair stuck in the vacuum cleaner brush, one less place setting, a sad cat, less conversation – I could make a Read more…

By Tracey, ago
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Simple Day…

My day has been ordinary. My day has been extraordinary…because I shared it with my family through conversation, laughter and knowing glances that reflected love and care. These family MOMents exist daily, but sadly I don’t always notice them…or appreciate them. As I contemplate the absence of “mom” in the Read more…

By Tracey, ago
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Hug Me

I am most pleased that illness eluded our family over the CHRISTmas break! Woo Hoo! Much healthy fun occurred including sleep overs, dance parties, movie nights, dinner w/friends here, dinner w/friends at their home, bon fires, singing, game playing, hiking, comedy night, baking, cooking, crafting…we did a bit of everything. Read more…

By Tracey, ago
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Mom With a CHRISTmas Attitude

Have you seen them? Glazed over eyes, crumpled list tightly in hand and lips pursedso tightly you couldn’t get the utterance of Away in the Manger out of them for nothin… Away in the Anger is more like it! Are you one of those moms with a Christmas attitude? What I Read more…

By Tracey, ago
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A Walk In My Shoes

I have spent the last few days soaking in the amazing hospitality of the Cathy Family (Chick Fil A) and meeting some “on fire” people who are working hard to provide help and hope to marriages and families!  I have much to share that I will start blogging about next week Read more…

By Tracey, ago