Category Archives: Life as a Wife

Cha-Ching for the Flat-Broke Wifey

“The most noble profession.” I liked the sounds of that. It was what my hematologist called my job when I told her I was a stay-at-home mother. It’s not often…

Children’s Book Release: WHO IS GOD?

If there is one topic on this earth that I am passionate about, it is this: The Character of God. When I was little, a general guide to prayer was…

The Only One for Me: Mixie Bottle Review and GIVEAWAY!

Is it possible to fall in love with a bottle? I’ve fallen in love with a bottle. I mean, seriously. It’s real folks. Every time I look at it my…

The Formula Stain

“Are you breast-feeding him?” That seems to be the question of the hour. Usually, I don’t mind. It’s a point of conversation for most people, and if you’re a friend,…

The Power of a Prayer Request: Zane’s Arrival

It’s been two whole months since my son made his dramatic and premature entrance into this world. It’s hard to believe time can pass so quickly –that the little 3lb….

The Bump Police & Pregnancy Shaming

I’ll never forget the moment I looked in the mirror and noticed I was showing. I was 14 weeks and out of nowhere my belly just exploded outwards, screaming “PREGNANT!”…

The Diaper Strategy

Somewhere around five months pregnant I came home from a trip to the store, plopped down on our couch with a giant box of Pampers, and studied every little detail…

In a Pair of Wal-Mart Sneakers

Moseying through Wal-Mart the other day my eyes landed on a familiar pair of sneakers. A feather light pair of gray men’s shoes with velcro fasteners, priced at a mere…

Why Coupons Aren’t All That

Mark and I had a little spat in February. Before you scoot up on the edge of your seat, eager to be filled in on such juicy private details as…

Dear Zane

“His name is Zane Benaiah. I will know him as Benaiah.” Those were the words God spoke to me as I struggled to comprehend the news your father had just…