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Mommy Moments Monday:: No Job is Too Small When It Comes to Kingdom Work

Each Sunday Morning, I get to serve with my husband in the sound booth at church. If you had told me even two years ago that I would be serving where I am, I would have told you that you were crazy. You see, I wasn’t much of a “tech-y” person until my husband helped me set up this site. Since then, he has been extremely patient with me and has taught me what I need to know to keep…

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Mommy Moments Monday:: Color Doesn’t Matter

It was a hot summer day in the early 90’s. My mom pulled into the McDonald’s parking lot in Birmingham, Alabama. My brother and I excitedly unbuckled our seat belts, and my little sister squirmed in her car seat, while my dad woke up from the passenger side. It was day three of our three day drive from Wyoming to South Alabama to visit my dad’s side of the family. He asked, “Where are we?” My mom replied, “Birmingham. I…

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Mommy Moments Monday:: Enjoying the Little Things

It’s a new year, and a lot of people are making New Year’s Resolutions. I recently read this post about choosing one word for 2015. It really inspired me and got me to thinking about one thing I would like to focus on in 2015. I want to focus on the “little things.” I have two girls each with very different personalities. A lot of times, I end up rushing them or getting aggravated with some of the little things they…

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My Year in Review–2014

2014 has been an exciting year! I started Frugal Finds During Naptime in January, and it eventually took off. It took a while, and it was a slow start. There were days I was discouraged and wanted to throw in the towel, and then there were very exciting days where I just stood in awe of the opportunities God had given me. I made many mistakes along the way, and I’m sure I will make many more. I came “clean”…

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Mommy Moments Monday:: Being “Mary” in a “Martha” World

It’s Christmas Time, and as moms we are busy. There are presents to buy, gifts to wrap, cookies to bake, and more. Not to mention, our normal things we are responsible for each day. It can be stressful. Yesterday morning at church, our preacher talked about the story of Mary and Martha. He talked about how we kind find hope in God’s presence like Mary did, or we can be rushing around doing everything like Martha. It was then that…

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Mommy Moments Monday:: Why I {secretly} Look Forward to My Husband’s Business Trips

My husband has to travel for work from time-to-time. I used to get mad about it. In fact, I would get so frustrated about it, I would actually pick a fight with my husband. I thought if I was mad at him, I wouldn’t miss him. That was dumb, because I did miss him, and the fight? That was just unnecessary and childish on my part. I’ve realized that, even though, I don’t always like it when my husband travels…

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Dear Frozen Parents, Tell Them No, Tell Them No, I’m not Buying that Frozen Toy

Dear Frozen Parents, I’m sure you’ve heard of the blockbuster motion picture Frozen. I’m willing to bet, you can even sing the songs in your sleep. {And for the record, waking up in the middle of the night when you have to go to the bathroom with the words “Let it go. . Let it go” playing in your head is a bit comical.} Right now, Frozen items are flying off of shelves. To top it off, these items aren’t…

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From Yoga Pants & No Shower–To Interview Ready in Less than an Hour

This past week has been a very exhausting, but exciting week for me! I’m still getting caught up on sleep, and I’m still amazed at the way God has worked in the past week. A friend of mine from high school is an anchor on our local news station. She let me come in and give some tips about Black Friday shopping last Tuesday (November 25). In the days leading up to the interview, I was very nervous. I am a…

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Mommy Moments Monday:: What My 4 Year Old Taught Me About Prayer

I’m impatient. I think that when I pray about something and it doesn’t happen right away that it’s just not God’s will. I question it. I talk about it to those people I’m closest to. I journal it. I think on it. I pray some more. I talk some more. Then, I get frustrated, and mad. I question God, and wonder where He is, if He’s heard me, and why I haven’t heard from Him. I begin to lose faith…

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Mommy Moments Monday:: Struggling with Depression

Yes. I have depression. You may be asking yourself, “What do you have to be depressed about?” Well, nothing really. I have been extremely blessed, but depression isn’t about that. Although depression can be related to life events, it is caused from a chemical imbalance in your brain. From my experience, depression is often misunderstood. It is due to those misunderstandings that it took me almost two years to get help. Two years of feeling sad for no reason. Two years of…

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