Thoughts on the New Year

Have you ever wondered whether you were on the right track, as far as God is concerned? Do you worry about missing out on God’s “grand design” for your life, or wish He were a little more specific about what he wants you to do in this or that situation?

Head on over to “Mommy Monsters” (my personal blog) to read my end-of-the-year reflection on this subject. The good news is that God tends to be far more generous with His children than we are with ourselves.  It is our intentions, not our accomplishments, that matter most to Him.

Mighty Mom’s Silly Slimmers

OK, folks, let’s face it. As we get older we get wider.

I don’t know why that happens, but it does.

After 3 kids, a combined total of 19 weeks on bedrest, and 2 cesarean sections I got quite a bit wider. “Broad in the beam,” you might say.

Yet, when on earth am I supposed to exercise?? I mean REALLY!!?? I had 3 kids under the age of 3 1/2. Sheesh.

So, I started doing some very silly little things that would increase how often I used certain muscles throughout the day. Continue reading