lynziebrewer

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Born and raised in Central Arkansas, Lynzie is a pastor's wife, business owner, adoptive and homeschool mom, and new Okie. She and her husband love visiting local restaurants, taking walks to the park, and cheering on the Thunder with their six kids. Give her a good book and some apple pie and all will be right with the world!

6 Books We Use to Teach Our Kids About Faith

In our family, we believe in the Gospel. The good news about Jesus - that he lived, died, was buried, was raised from the dead, and ascended to Heaven. We believe it is good...

5 Life-Giving Books for Moms

"She reads books as one would breathe air, to fill up and live." -Annie Dillard Reading has always been life-giving to me; a way to adventure through someone else's world for a little while. I...

When All You Want for Christmas Are Two Pink Lines

Two pink lines. Positive. Pregnant.  It's the only thing some of you are wanting this Christmas. To see a ray of hope in the long journey of growing your family. To experience the joy of life after...

Quiet Time: The Sequel to Nap Time

Naptime is a mother's best friend. It's the short vacation that you need to survive, the chance to secretly eat some chocolate, and psych yourself up for the rest of the day. It's the...

5 Meaningful Ways to Help a Family Diagnosed With COVID-19

If you give a family COVID, they'll be stuck at home for over two weeks. When they're stuck at home for two weeks with no end in sight, they'll probably lose their minds.  I won't...

4 Tips for Nursing an Infant While Raising Littles

Nursing can be a beautiful bonding experience for moms. Some of the most beautiful newborn pictures I have ever seen have been of moms nursing their babies in a beautiful rocking chair in a...

The Instant Pot: Our Family’s Top 5 Favorite Recipes

The Instant Pot has stolen my heart. I drank the kool-aid. I jumped all in. I am officially a fan and follower. I’ve always loved to cook. I stood in a chair as a kid...

What I Wish You Knew About Homeschooling

The school year has come to an end and all of the distance learning mamas said, "AMEN!!!"  Over the last two months many of you have tried to keep up with the grueling demands of...

Distance–But Don’t Isolate

Social Distancing. It's a phrase that none of us would have understood two months ago but is now our new normal for the foreseeable future. It's necessary, it's important, and we are all doing...

How to Give Yourself Grace During COVID-19

The chaos of COVID-19 is here and life as we know it has changed pretty drastically. All large gatherings have been canceled, businesses are temporarily closing, and we have been encouraged to take part...

Bedtime is Exhausting – But Let Them Talk

I recently read a parenting meme that might be the best one I've ever read. It talked about how parenting during the day was like cooking and parenting at night was like baking. During...

Just Buy the Next Size

Some of you are ready to pounce and lecture me just because of the title of this blog. I understand your hesitancy to accept my charge - but hear me out.  Many of us have...