East Texas Moms Blog is taking some time in 2018 to shine the spotlight on some moms in our East Texas community. We hope these stories continue to shine a light so bright, that it brings us together and...
Every year I’m determined to make “this year different”.  I start out the season wanting to focus our celebration on Jesus. It never fails that I over-buy and over-stress and lose Jesus somewhere around December 21. It’s hard to be...
This morning I woke up extra early. I sat in the silence in my living room. I looked around and thought about how only a couple of hours before, my son was alone in the same living room while...
My parenting inadequacies have been shining brightly! I have successfully faked it for years. However, we have entered a new season in our home. We edged in quietly and unnoticed when it was just the first born. Now that the second born has entered middle school....Lord help us all. Hormones are to blame. I've even written them a love letter to express my feelings.
In the words of my TEENAGE DAUGHTER! Oh Snap! Snapchat is a part of my everyday life. Seriously! Every. Single. Day. My parents say I am addicted, I say I am committed. I was fourteen when my friend introduced me to...
I don't know about you, but when my children whine that they are "bored" to me....it makes my blood boil AND forces me to face the ultimate fear...I am a terrible mother! I have failed them. They have become...
As I sit in my car again waiting for my kid to get out of practice, I wonder if the time we spend going to and from athletic events is really worth all the time and money. How do...
I went to camp once. Summer camp, with cabins and a lake and friends and boys. I was not a camper, in that this would be my second ever camp experience at junior high age, the first being horse camp...
Their ignorance of the opposite sex is bliss.  I remember the first time I had to make a decision about how our family would respond to the boyfriend/girlfriend thing. My boy was in 3rd grade. He and his buddy were...
I’ve spent almost a year now in the “land of two teens” where I’m gonna be living my life for another six years. Let’s not even talk about the 2.5 years that there will be three of them. I...

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