Midweek – 03 – Make it Happen Momlife is tough. Sometimes we are discouraged by the world around us and sometimes by the things happening in our own homes. But when we are overwhelmed by life, when motherhood is hard, when discouragement, frustration and challenges set in, it helps to hear what God has done. more »
Author Archives: tendingfields
Who is Your Testimony About?
Can I make an admission? I love real life stories. My favorite books are biographies, my favorite shows are true life history, crime or documentaries. I love sitting down with friends (and I have to admit, even strangers) to hear what is going on in their lives. People fascinate me and draw me in. Connecting more »
I was recently asked, “If you could meet any person in the Bible, who would it be?”. My first thought was Esther for her strength and faith to stand in a time of crisis for her people. I also thought of Ruth who with loyalty remained with her mother-in-law through sorrow and displacement. But then, more »
Peace in the Ordinary
Living in the Mundane Sometimes it feels like as a mom I’m stuck in the mundane. My weeks can often be drawn out with the same tasks over and over again. Dishes and more dishes, laundry, and yet another meal. Stories to read, fingernails that need clipped, reminders to brush teeth and appointments to be more »
Mom Friends- May we know them, may we be them!
Motherhood, a doorway to friendship Motherhood, it all starts with our kids. Really, where would I be without my children? They were the reason that I became part of our baseball team, the homeschool co-op, ballet and yep, those online mom groups. I was there because of my children, but today, this is not about more »
The Power of Testimony
Testimony time My favorite time at our annual women’s retreat has always been Sunday mornings. The whole weekend is filled with rich Bible study and encouragement. This final session however, is powerful in a different way. It’s testimony time. Mothers, teens, toddlers and infants settle down to hear what God had been doing in each more »
A Few of My Favorite Things! Parenting and Homeschooling Resources
Life is a journey! I see it in everything. We are always learning and growing. Young moms often ask, “How did you raise your children”? The truth is, we all learn as we go along. Along the way I have gleaned from so many resources! You have heard of eclectic homeschooling? Not only is my more »
Does anyone else feel it, or is it just me? Has God been calling you on a faith journey like you’ve never experienced before this year? I told my children that this was significant when the announcements went out about corona virus in early March of 2020,. This would change the world the way that more »
Following The Lord As He Moves.
Where have you been? I realize it has been a long time since you have heard from me! If you aren’t in my facebook group (Less Than Perfect Christian Mamas) then you may be out of the loop of what is going on in my life. To condense it all, I will just start by more »
Motivation & Incentives: Homeschool Edition
Ready or not, here we go! The shopping is done, the lesson plans are laid out and your school area is ready. So, are you wondering just “how” to keep your children on task? To be clear, staying on task can be hard for adults too. But when your students are also your children, they more »