Be The Mom

Friendly Greeting Vlog

Hey Friends – Although it might not be a “best practice” as far as my SEO is concerned to post vlogs instead of writing blog posts, I don’t give a rip! Forgive me for being a bit blunt…but I hope you all realize by now this website is not about Read more…

By Tracey, ago
Faith

Teen To Tattoo Or Not To Tattoo

I have had a few parents ask me my opinion on whether or not their child should get a tattoo. Of course I suggest seeking God’s desire, but I too know the value in gathering intel from other God seeking people when decision making – as God uses that to Read more…

By Tracey, ago
Be The Mom

Teen Parenting Tips!

Hey Friends!!! Do you have tweens or teens? Maybe friends with those hormone filled, independence figuring out amazing, exciting young people? If you don’t … you will! Check out this quick set of tips that will help you navigate the stormy seas experienced in teendom and guide you towards  peaceful waters! Read more…

By Tracey, ago
Be The Mom

Got Bullies? Got Answers!

My kids have dealt with their share of bullies, popular peeps, status jockeying that leads to drama, drama, drama. On each occasion I have been adamant that status is not important, but people and relationships are what matters. I let my kids know they need to be far more interested Read more…

By Tracey, ago
Be The Mom

MOB’s, Listen Up!

That little boy of mine, the one that used to beat on the front the door with his tiny little palm and chant, “outside, outside, outside” – yeah that one, he is over six feet tall now. The little dimples that have always winked at me when he smiles, still Read more…

By Tracey, ago
Be The Mom

Mom Talk…Talk…Talk!

Guilty. Sometimes in my efforts to “reach and teach” my children – I doth drone on far too lengthy. {british accent included} So much so that recently I heard about it from my sweet son …My teen son and I had just gone to see a movie together and on Read more…

By Tracey, ago
Faith

Broken Boy Hope

(Friends, I wrote this post over CHRISTmas, but because I had made the choice not to blog over the break it has been sitting in my computer…but I feel compelled to share it as I feel someone needs the assurance of the encouragement it provides. And I really want to Read more…

By Tracey, ago
Family

How Boys Grow into Men

  What I wanted to say was, “That’s too hard, cut him some slack.” What I did say was, nothing. But MAN was it hard to bite my tongue. That’s my little boy he’s talking to. (As in 6’1” and 220 pounds…”little” but he is my little boy.) Such were my thoughts Read more…

By Tracey, ago
Be The Mom

Sleep Deprived Mom

Ah, sleep deprivation I remember it well. It started when they were born and stopped…well actually it hasn’t stopped. I have a dear friend who just had her first child about a month ago, she told me that what she missed most was sleep.  And that if she could just Read more…

By Tracey, ago