About

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My name is Amy and I am mom, homeschool teacher, writer and puggle owner. I’m here to let you know that you’re not the only one who doesn’t have it all figured out, thinks parenting is simultaneously fabulous and terrifying and is trying to figure out the best way to raise reasonably adjusted children while trying to figure out her own issues. I also love connecting with women who are in transition. If you’ve recently moved, I would love to sit down and have coffee with you. I’ve met many women through helping in a local Bible Study for women who have recently moved and they are my favorite people.

 

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I’m so grateful you’re here. We all need someone to say, “Me too!” when we re-wash the clothes for the third time because we keep forgetting them in the washing machine. I’m right in the middle of the parenting of medium-sized kids. I’ve been experimenting on them and practicing my parenting skills since the birth of Ethan, our oldest. That was 10 years ago. I’ve learned exactly three things, for sure, about parenting since then.

You might be here because you love your kids, but you think you might love them more if they were not home on another snow day.

Or you want to know that you are not alone.

Or you’ve recently started your child on ADHD medication and you feel conflicted about it even though you know it’s the right decision.

Or you are figuring out what it means to deal with your kiddo’s special needs.

My husband and I live with our three children and a dog named Max. We are transplants to middle Tennessee from Minnesota. We moved in 2012 when my husband took a job as a web developer at Dave Ramsey’s company. Someday, the entire story of our move will be posted, but for now, you can find snippets here and here. Our cross-country move gave me a deep burden for women in transition. If I could sit next to you at a coffee shop, I would tell you all the things I did wrong and how God was still faithful. We would also compare notes on what it’s like to make new friends and how awkward it can be.

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6 thoughts on “About

  1. I start to describe myself as a “child of God”. At least I tell myself that is the most important identification I have. Some times I get overwhelmed in the things I do that seem to define me. some of the things I do I would not want to define me. You are a child of God and also a very good wife and mother- as well as an exceptional daughter. You are precious and loved. Keep up the great walk! I love you!

  2. Hello! My husband and I will soon be moving to Nashville. I originally found your blog when he applied last summer to work for Dave Ramsey. But God had other plans and that door was closed, we were fine with it and moved on.Less than a year later and we’re moving there after all!

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