Be The Mom

Pushing Jesus Out Of The Way

Don’t let the ordinary seem so important that it pushes Jesus out of the way. That’ll make you stop and think, huh? That is what greets me daily from the front of my refrigerator. I heard that phrase about a dozen years ago, put it on a piece of paper Read more…

By Tracey, ago
Family

Peach Preserves-YUM!

Another summer memory in the making! Literally. I woke the teens up at 7:00 a.m. loaded them into the X-terra, met up with some friends, went to a nearby orchard and we picked us some yummy peaches…sticky juice running down our chins, as it is totally legal to nibble while plucking! As Read more…

By Tracey, ago
Be The Mom

Fun Mom Ideas

A friend asked me for some ideas of fun activities over the summer and since all moms are on the look out for things to do I figured I’d just blog about it! I am guessing lots of you are probably recognizing that summer is here and your children are already saying, Read more…

By Tracey, ago
Be The Mom

May Madness Moms part 2

How are you this fine May fellow moms? I am fine, just a little busy this month. Off the top of my head… Band Dinner & Auction Volunteer Kentucky Derby Party for Teens Organize National Archery Tournament Hotel and Bus plans for 30 + families Substitute Teach Awards Banquet Work Read more…

By Tracey, ago
Marriage

Why men should do the dishes!

Yesterday, my hubby and two other men but on a grand Mother’s Day celebration for three families that was absolutely fabulous! There were 17 guests at the well thought out affair and all were seated at one very long table skillfully put together with card tables and layered tablecloths. The place setting Read more…

By Tracey, ago
Family

Lesson From a Baby

Yesterday I enjoyed a very special treat! I got to spend much of the day with the nine month old daughter of a very good friend who had a doctor’s appointment. Truth be told, part of me thought it would be a bit of a stretch to spend several hours with Read more…

By Tracey, ago
Family

TV Family Movie Night is Back

OK friends, this Friday may just be the “re-start” of something great! Years ago Friday nights used to be “Family Movie Night” on network television. However, as we can all attest to, settling down with your family in front of the TV these days requires speed and accuracy with the Read more…

By Tracey, ago
Family

My “L” is back!

It has been a while since I posted – initially it was because my “L” was missing, but I did manage to get my keyboard repaired and as you can clearly read…my “L” is back!  (See my last post!) Our family just returned from a funeral…that’s another reason why I Read more…

By Tracey, ago
Family

Teenagers = Danger To Adults

Teenagers. You have to love them, or you would go mad trying to deal with the mood swings. I mean really, one minute you are enjoying a perfectly yummy salad dinner and having a normal conversation, the next minute you are dealing with someone who thinks you are a lunatic. Read more…

By Tracey, ago
Be The Mom

Valentine Solution for Hubby

For Valentine’s Day this year I decided to just come right on out and tell hubby the pressure is off! Rather than him sweat it and try to figure out what wonderful thing he could do for me…I asked that we plan the evening together.  I suggested we invite another Read more…

By Tracey, ago