Amanda

Amanda
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Hi, guys! Amanda here. By day, I am a higher education professional, and "by 24/7," I'm a pastor's wife and certified boy mom to three little guys who are school-aged, a preschooler, and a toddler. I'm a full-time working mama in a super busy season of life, learning to balance it all. It is a challenge indeed, but Jesus, my village, and coffee see me through.
Embracing The Van Life: A Tale Of Car Accidents And Unexpected Blessings

Embracing The Van Life: A Tale Of Car Accidents And Unexpected Blessings

The past few weeks have been nothing short of a whirlwind for me and my family. We found ourselves in a car accident, thankfully emerging unscathed but with our beloved truck totaled. However, amidst...
The Balancing Act

The Balancing Act

The past week has been rough. Sadly, one of my co-workers passed away…at work. What started as a seemingly regular and uneventful day, quickly turned into one full of shock, sadness, and sorrow as someone who I had literally...

Strong-Willed Today, Leader Tomorrow

My children have big personalities, but arguably, the biggest belongs to my second born. Historically, the middle child has often been deemed forgotten, but that is not the case in my home. Since the...
Comparison Is the Thief of Joy

Comparison Is the Thief of Joy

If you have followed my writing over the years, you know I have three sons. While one is a baby who barely crawls, the other two are rambunctious and growing big boys. To work...
Hot Wheels, Big Thrills

Hot Wheels, Big Thrills

I do not know about you, but my kids had gone stir-crazy due to the inclement weather. To work off some steam and just in time to celebrate my middle little's birthday, my crew...

“The Things”

I LOVE doing special things for people. I adore a good outing, big celebrations, and making memories, which leads me to this question: What is the most challenging part of parenting for you? Some...

That’s All Folks

This summer, we welcomed our third baby -- another boy -- and as the congratulatory messages continue to file in, they are almost always paired with a one million dollar question. If I had...
The Name Game

The Name Game

In a little over a month from now, my little family will grow by two more feet as we welcome baby number three and boy number three. The question we get most of all,...
A Taco In The Backseat

A Taco In The Backseat

Years ago, when I was in college, a good friend asked me to grab something out of the backseat of her car. In the dark of night, I could barely see enough to find...
Tips To Teach Your Child If They Get Lost In A Crowd

Tips To Teach Your Child If They Get Lost In A Crowd

Well. After almost five years and two whole kids later, it finally happened to me. I lost one of my kids in a crowd. And not just any old crowd -- rather one that...