Anxiety, the gospel, and potty training

Today is Day One of potty training for me and my son. He’s 3 and 1/2. He’s plenty ready, but I’m a nervous wreck. Why am I so anxious about potty training? I have 3 kids: a 3-and-1/2-year-old, a 2-year-old, and a 2-month-old. All are (obviously) in diapers. You’d think I’d be ecstatic about getting Continue reading Anxiety, the gospel, and potty training

Persuasion – When it hit a little too close to home

I picked up (or rather downloaded it to my Kindle) Jane Austen’s book Persuasion because, although I have read it before, I couldn’t remember anything about it. I tell you anything about the book or even who the characters were or anything! I either didn’t finish it before, or I really didn’t like it. So, I decided Continue reading Persuasion – When it hit a little too close to home

Trusting a Big God with Daily Details

“It’s just been a stressful week. I need some me-time.” “It makes me a little anxious when I don’t know what’s going to happen next.” “It’s finals week. I’m so stressed out!” “I’m always worried about my kids, especially when they are sick. It’s a mom thing.” “I’ve always been a worrier, my mom was Continue reading Trusting a Big God with Daily Details