Mr. T’s Birth Story

Since Mr. T is almost 2 years old, it's probably high time I shared his birth story. The pregnancy certainly got off to a rocky start and although I felt much better going into the 2nd trimester; it was definitely a slow recovery.     My original due date was November 30th, … [Read more...]

Introducing Mr. T

  Well, it's high time for me to introduce the youngest member of our family to you before I share some other exciting news. In another post of course, I'll try not to keep you waiting too long! Introducing Mr. T, isn't he just adorable?! As some of you might remember I took … [Read more...]

What Does the Bible Say About Parenting? Book Review and Giveaway

On my wedding day, I married my best friend, who also happened to be a widower and father of two young children.   Just days before the ceremony, my mother posed this question, "Tiffany, what are you going to do with two children?" My response, written in the Hall-of-Fame of Dumbest … [Read more...]

Got Teens? 3 Be’s to add to Your Parenting Toolbox

Some posts contain affiliate links.   Don't you love it. The well meaning stranger comments on how cute your children are, then proceeds to tell you in almost the same breath to enjoy it while you can because the teenage years are a beast. It took a few times of this playing … [Read more...]

My Most Important Goal for this Year

This post contains affiliate links. For more information, see my disclosure There's been a lot of talk around blog land regarding goals & resolutions for the new year. So, today I'd like to share my primary goal for this year, which is to read through the entire Bible, with special … [Read more...]

Household Heroes

Household heroes was a domain name my husband suggested before the birth of Finish With Joy.  And quite honestly my first thought was how as a wife and mother I hardly feel "heroic".  Now that's not a help-me-feel-good-about-myself comment.  Simply put motherhood at the surface appears well…simple … [Read more...]

Teaching with my Life

  A few years ago, my then twelve year old daughter asked me if I was going to "teach them today".  I was pregnant with our seventh child, my husband was away for extended periods of time and sometimes teaching was tough on this mamma. This was my response: Sweetie, I teach you everyday … [Read more...]