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Foster Children: The Night We Answered the Call

I don’t remember the phone ringing, but I remember pausing and looking at my husband with huge eyes when I realized who was calling.  He paused, too, and then went back to making sandwiches.  The friendly voice on the other end quickly introduced herself as someone from our foster care agency.  Did I have a […]

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It Takes a Village Right? So Let’s BE That Village for Local Moms in Need!

1 in 4 children in Genesee County lives in poverty and their families struggle to provide diapers. As a brand new mother, it’s terrifying to bring home a new baby knowing that you’re on your own. The nurses have given you a few pep talks and some hospital freebies. The doctor has cleared you to […]

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Meet Jena: A Thumb Mom with Lots of Littles!

Hello there!  I’m Jena.  Thank you so much for taking a moment to “meet” me.  I’m passionate about encouraging and equipping other moms, so I am thrilled to be here in this wonderful community with you.  One of my favorite things about motherhood is that so many others have gone before us, so we can […]

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Coming Clean:  It’s not me, it’s you.

Yes, you read that right.  It’s not me, it’s you and I’m ready to come clean. I had found the greatest friend late in my teenage years.  She got married and had children.  I got married.  Our lives were on the path we had always imagined.  We talked almost daily and got together often.  Then […]

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