Finding Space to Breathe

Finding Space To Breathe IG

My life is stuffed full. During each second, in every corner, something is begging for my attention. I have definite hoarding tendencies in all areas of my life. My house is stuffed with things. Over Christmas break last year, we took at least 6 truck loads of cast aside belongings to Good Will. Yet I […]

The State of Restlessness

The State of Restlessness: How I'm finally escaping it...

I’m an incredibly restless person. My mind is in a constant state of spinning, always wondering if I’m doing what I’m supposed to be, living in the right place, reaching out to who needs me… Lately I’m dreaming of selling everything, moving to the country, and raising a garden and chickens to become completely self-sufficient. […]

Google Plus April Linkup Party

Welcome to the April Mommy Is Coo Coo Google Plus Linkup Party!

Welcome to the always fun and inspiring Mommy Is Coo Coo linkup party! This is a fantastic place to grow your circles and make new friends on Google Plus. Before I get to the linkup, I want to share a new creative outlet that combines my love of art and my faith. Instagram introduced me to an amazing […]

The Lundbys: A Broken Family

The Lundbys: A Broken Family

A few months ago, I sifted through some old boxes of toys from my daughter’s childhood. I was mourning her moving out and wanted to recapture younger days. Instead of getting lost in her memories, I was transported back to a time in my own childhood. I came across a small car that belonged to […]

Turning to Food: March Update

Turning to Food: Find encouragement in the March update of my food addiction journey...

This month I’ve been working on step 3 of my food addiction recovery plan: Turn to God instead of food. I’m beginning to think if I had put this step first, this whole process could be further along by this point. I guess we live and learn, don’t we? You know how I love to […]

Creative Bible Journaling

Creative Bible Journaling

My favorite part of my recent introduction to Instagram is discovering an incredible community of people who create art in their Bibles. I had never even heard of this before, but I knew immediately I wanted to start this beautiful form of worship. I ordered matching ESV journaling Bibles for me and my daughter and searched through […]

Writing Tips From Anne Lamott

3 Awesome Writing Tips from the incredible Anne Lamott...

Anne Lamott is one of my favorite writers. Her sense of humor is unrivaled in my literary world. She so easily weaves little funny moments throughout her books. I recently finished her infamous Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life, which has been on my to-be-read pile for many years. Thinking I was […]

Fears of a Blogger

Fears of a Blogger: Break through those fears and tell your story!

When I started sharing my life through this blog a year and a half ago, I never imagined the gamut of emotions it would evoke. Writing is an incredibly therapeutic release on so many levels, but sharing those words has brought about a great deal of fear in my life. I’m already a pretty fearful, […]

Praying For Our Lost Children

Praying For Our Lost Children: My daughter's long road back to faith...

About a year and a half ago, my now 21-year-old daughter went through a very difficult crisis with her faith. She struggled to even hear God’s name escape from my lips. There was so much anger and pain boiling up inside her. I honestly thought she would never find her way back. I wish I […]

Google Plus March Linkup Party

March Linkup Party: Come Grow Your Google Plus Circles With Us!

It’s time again for the monthly Mommy Is Coo Coo party! This is a fantastic place to grow your circles and make new friends on Google Plus. Before I get to the linkup, I want to share a couple of my DIY projects from this month. I would love for you to check them out […]