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
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
Family

Home School Mom Again!

When my son was in the fourth grade his father and I made the decision to bring him home from school to home school him. That was a great year for him and for me.  I used some curriculum, but I also created some of my own stuff for him, Read more…

By Tracey, ago
Serving

Substitute Teaching Success

  I have served as a substitute teacher for many years. Mainly because I like getting to know my children’s peers and understanding their world. My enjoyment of substitute teaching ramped up once my kids became tweens/teens because pouring into the lives of kids that age can have long term Read more…

By Tracey, ago
Be The Mom

“I Got This Mom”

Seems like I have my hands in quite a few cookie jars this month, so my posts may be a bit hit or miss! If you didn’t see my post last week on “Travel Tips With Children” where I heard those amazing words, “I got this Mom” I invite you Read more…

By Tracey, ago
Family

A Son’s Perspective on My MomLife Ministry

Every night at dinner my husband asks the question, “Tell me one thing about your day” and the conversation starts flowing. Each of my other family members had shared their one thing…and it was my turn. So, as I was going into an enthusiastically exciting sharing time about two meetings I had about MomLife Read more…

By Tracey, ago
Family

Family Dinners A Good Thing?!

When I read the title of a post featured today on aol.com I thought…well, thank you Captian obvious…but maybe it’s not so obvious to some?! This article title was “Meals Together Can Make A Family Happier” – again…”No, duh?”  And this article gives some great ideas on family meal time that are Read more…

By Tracey, ago
Family

Miley…Seriously? Heavy Sigh.

OK – I avoided it for a month. Sort of how you avoid going to the dentist when you have a toothache…because you know it’s gonna hurt. I am a Southern girl, raised with Southern values (and quirks) by parents who love me dearly. When the whole Miley Cyrus/Hannah Montana craze Read more…

By Tracey, ago