The Surprises of Motherhood: Part 4

For the final installment in my “Surprises of Motherhood” series, I asked a fellow #boymom Eleanor Rooke to share what has been the biggest surprise for her in motherhood. I met Eleanor while we were undergrad students at Wheaton College and I wish I would have gotten to know this gem of a person better […]

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Today I am…

Today I am feeling like a bad mom. We are on day 12.5 of Christmas vacation. The boys fighting seems to be increasing as my patience is decreasing. Simply put, we are not coexisting very well together right now. I’m newly back into the full-time stay-at-home-mom gig and remembering just how hard this is. I’m […]

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The Surprises of Motherhood: Part 2

This week I am continuing the “Surprises of Motherhood” blog series and I’m SO excited to introduce you guys to a blogger-friend of mine, Cyndi Beer. I met Cyndi through Instagram actually and she’s become one of my favorite mamas to follow along on the ‘gram. Cydni cares deeply about her faith, her family and […]

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The Surprises of Motherhood: Part 1

Today, I’m kicking off a series on the topic of “The Surprises of Motherhood.” I’ve lined up some amazing guest writers who will be sharing on this topic over the next few weeks, starting today with Anna Trivits, a dear friend from my childhood. Anna somehow found time to graciously gift us with a blog […]

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Making Mom Friends 101

“Can I be your friend?”  Making friends came pretty naturally to me when I was a young, outgoing little kid. My strategy was simple and straight to the point. I’d say, “Hi, I’m Peggy. Want to be my friend?” Usually that worked. Friendliness + confidence + a desire to connect = friendship. It was a simple […]

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