Sensory Bottles: DIY and Why They Are Like Magic

Sensory bottles are also known as calm down bottles! When a sensory bottle has items such as glitter, legos, or beads in it that move slowly, children are often mesmerized by watching them. They are an effective and easy way to help...Continued

Reality Check

As most of you know, I volunteer once a week as a Client Advocate at a crisis pregnancy center. Throughout the day today I had not 1.. not 2… but 3 young, teenage girls come in for a pregnancy test....Continued

Sixteen and Pregnant (Take 2)

I was also 16 when I found myself in the same situation as Dee (If you do not know Dee, please see previous blog). But my story differs from hers in the fact that I did not seek the resources...Continued

Sixteen and Pregnant

At sixteen I found myself in a situation I never imagined I would be in, I was pregnant. Where do I go from here? What do I do? How do I tell my parents? And to make things even harder...Continued

The Many Roads of Motherhood

Motherhood as I knew it, is so far away from where I am now, that I likely wouldn't recognize it! I know it is definitely God's spirit and His love within that allows me to throw self-preservation and a longing...Continued

Might The Story Have Changed

Jewel was just 16 years old when I met her. I was a school guidance counselor looking to change the world in my little neck of the woods. She was a high school sophomore, taking honors classes, tutoring others who...Continued

The Why

Recently while driving down the road I asked God why, why does my son have so many challenges to overcome? Why can't he just be "normal?" I've seen drug addicts have perfectly normal kids, that they have completely taken for...Continued

Kids Eat Free

As moms we all have those days! You know what I'm talking about, when everything you had planned went down the drain and you need a break or a quick solution for dinner! And of course everyone loves great deals...Continued