It is Important for Moms to know Self-Defense

A couple of weeks ago the moms group I’m a part of (Mothers of Preschoolers) had a guest speaker who taught us about self-defense. At first it seemed like an odd topic. Why would you need to know self-defense? Isn’t karate more of a sport than something practical. Apparently not. The speaker informed the audience […]

My Transition From Military Leader to Stay at Home Mom

I always thought going to Afghanistan would be my hardest life experience.  Here is my story of what it was like to transition from military leader to stay at home mom.  I went to college after high school because that is what everyone does (right?) at least that’s what all my friends were doing. For […]

Raising Boys

Back when my son was a few weeks, old my mom suggested reading Wild Things: The Art of Nurturing Boys, because I grew up in a family of girls and did not know much about boys. Even though my little man wasn’t technically in any of the stages yet, I decided reading it while breast-feeding […]

What I learned from MOMcon 2015

A few weeks ago I went to the Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) national convention also known as MOMcon. It was over 5,000 moms celebrating together for 2.5 days crammed full of worship, excellent speakers and great fellowship. I went with seven other girls from my leadership team and it was an awesome time away. I […]