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
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
Faith

He Sees You!

Oh my gosh! I am so tired… weary… bone weary… can I lock my door and hide all day weary? Nope – I am the mom, there are things that need to get accomplished! If only I could have some help! You do have help…join me today over at Hope Read more…

By Tracey, ago
Momfessions

I Have A Big But

Sometimes it sneaks up on me from behind and before you know it, it exposes itself! For me, it happens like this, “I am sorry I yelled at you, but you did not do as I asked!” left eyebrow in a severe upward slant, lips pursed, hands on hips with Read more…

By Tracey, ago