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Are You Running on Empty?

I’m not sure which is more nerve-wracking: keeping young children from playing in the street, teaching your older child how

  • Faith
  • October 18, 2016
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Watch What You Say

Watch What You Say to Your Children

Mom advice #254:  Watch what you say to your children.  It may come back to bite you. What I Said

Yes!  They’re all mine

Are They ALL Yours?

Having a larger-than-average sized family generates a lot of questions from curious onlookers.  Because I’ve been fielding the same handful

Things Most People Don’t Know

A Few Things Most People Don’t Know About Me

Next week my little corner of cyberspace here at Blessed Beyond the Mess will be six months old!  I have

  • Family
  • September 17, 2015
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Jesus Can Get You There

Why You Can’t Get There From Here

I’m joining Kate Moutang and friends for 5-Minute Friday today.  In the interest of full-disclosure, I must admit this post

Bucket Boy

Messy Monday

Welcome to Messy Monday!  On Mondays, I’m going to start posting a picture or story about a recent mess in


10 Ways Motherhood Changed Me Forever

Becoming a mother is a life-changing experience.  It’s also a body-changing experience.  After 9 pregnancies, more than 8 years of