How to Sneak Veggies in Your Child’s Diet
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How to Sneak Veggies in Your Child’s Diet

As a new mom, I had dreams of feeding my children only the healthiest, most nutritious foods.  I imagined that they would grow up with a palate that didn’t crave junk, but only wanted the best for their growing bodies. Looking back I almost laugh out loud at that thought, as my children often beg…

About Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann is a perfectly imperfect wife and mother, and is thankful for the saving grace of the Lord. When she’s not busy folding yet another load of laundry or comforting a crying child, she enjoys studying God’s Word, writing, and spending time with authentic friends. She's passionate about equipping women to live with intentional faith, family, home, and habits at Proverbs31Mentor.com. Join her for biblical encouragement and practical lifestyle tips to help you live on mission for the glory of God.

The Battle of Mom Guilt

The Battle of Mom Guilt

It was the end of Hubs’ long work weekend and I had the kids to myself for three whole days.  I know, so many of you deal with MUCH worse and the thought of a long weekend shouldn’t make me want to breathe into a paper bag. But throw in a case of Autism Spectrum…

About Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann is a perfectly imperfect wife and mother, and is thankful for the saving grace of the Lord. When she’s not busy folding yet another load of laundry or comforting a crying child, she enjoys studying God’s Word, writing, and spending time with authentic friends. She's passionate about equipping women to live with intentional faith, family, home, and habits at Proverbs31Mentor.com. Join her for biblical encouragement and practical lifestyle tips to help you live on mission for the glory of God.

Take Back Your Family in 2015

Take Back Your Family in 2015

Whether you realize it or not, there is a competition for your family.  The world is trying to drive a wedge into the family unit and cause strife among members. Activities, media, technology, social calendars, and just plain busyness threaten to disintegrate the family unit and immobilize its strength. Do you ever feel as though…

About Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann is a perfectly imperfect wife and mother, and is thankful for the saving grace of the Lord. When she’s not busy folding yet another load of laundry or comforting a crying child, she enjoys studying God’s Word, writing, and spending time with authentic friends. She's passionate about equipping women to live with intentional faith, family, home, and habits at Proverbs31Mentor.com. Join her for biblical encouragement and practical lifestyle tips to help you live on mission for the glory of God.

20 Ways to Keep Your Family Healthy

20 Ways to Keep Your Family Healthy

I jokingly say I have the sickest kids in America, but sometimes I feel as though it’s true.  This summer our sickness peaked with a round of never ending-pinkeye, reoccurring strep, mixed in with a mild stomach bug. In July we spent $300 on insurance co-pays {our co-pay is only $25!!!} and I was desperate…

About Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann is a perfectly imperfect wife and mother, and is thankful for the saving grace of the Lord. When she’s not busy folding yet another load of laundry or comforting a crying child, she enjoys studying God’s Word, writing, and spending time with authentic friends. She's passionate about equipping women to live with intentional faith, family, home, and habits at Proverbs31Mentor.com. Join her for biblical encouragement and practical lifestyle tips to help you live on mission for the glory of God.

Dear Super Mom
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Dear Super Mom

Dear Super Mom, The house was quiet with the hushed sounds of sleep machines and the muted volume of HGTV.  My kids were finally asleep and honestly, I could have done a little dance knowing my mom duties were done for the day. Yet I felt the urge to make some adorable and delicious treats…

About Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann is a perfectly imperfect wife and mother, and is thankful for the saving grace of the Lord. When she’s not busy folding yet another load of laundry or comforting a crying child, she enjoys studying God’s Word, writing, and spending time with authentic friends. She's passionate about equipping women to live with intentional faith, family, home, and habits at Proverbs31Mentor.com. Join her for biblical encouragement and practical lifestyle tips to help you live on mission for the glory of God.

FAQ About Private Adoption

FAQ About Private Adoption

When we started on our adoption journey, I had no idea what to expect and had a ton of questions, with no one to answer.  At that time, the only adoption I was somewhat familiar with was through an agency, and the whole term ‘private adoption’ intimidated me a great deal. About Sarah Ann Sarah…

About Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann is a perfectly imperfect wife and mother, and is thankful for the saving grace of the Lord. When she’s not busy folding yet another load of laundry or comforting a crying child, she enjoys studying God’s Word, writing, and spending time with authentic friends. She's passionate about equipping women to live with intentional faith, family, home, and habits at Proverbs31Mentor.com. Join her for biblical encouragement and practical lifestyle tips to help you live on mission for the glory of God.

Motherhood Myths vs. Reality

Motherhood Myths vs. Reality

Oh, Motherhood, how I had grand plans for you!  I just KNEW I had you all figured out and would be a mother for the history books once I was finally blessed with children.  I had it all planned. I would lovingly discipline my children and we would spend long hours learning and laughing through…

About Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann is a perfectly imperfect wife and mother, and is thankful for the saving grace of the Lord. When she’s not busy folding yet another load of laundry or comforting a crying child, she enjoys studying God’s Word, writing, and spending time with authentic friends. She's passionate about equipping women to live with intentional faith, family, home, and habits at Proverbs31Mentor.com. Join her for biblical encouragement and practical lifestyle tips to help you live on mission for the glory of God.

What I REALLY Hope My Students Learn

  These past two weeks I’ve shared a glimpse of my teacher’s heart as I diligently prepared to kick off the new school year. Hop on over to view 30 Days of Prayer for the New School Year, 20 Strategies for a Successful School Year and Building a Bond with Your Child’s Teacher. May these tools…

About Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann is a perfectly imperfect wife and mother, and is thankful for the saving grace of the Lord. When she’s not busy folding yet another load of laundry or comforting a crying child, she enjoys studying God’s Word, writing, and spending time with authentic friends. She's passionate about equipping women to live with intentional faith, family, home, and habits at Proverbs31Mentor.com. Join her for biblical encouragement and practical lifestyle tips to help you live on mission for the glory of God.

Saturday Soiree Blog Party #3
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Saturday Soiree Blog Party #3

Is it just me or has this week flown by?  I am trying to soak up every last drop of summer since I head back to teaching part-time next week.  It’s been a summer full of change for our family, but I loved playing in the sun with the babies and watching them grow before…

About Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann is a perfectly imperfect wife and mother, and is thankful for the saving grace of the Lord. When she’s not busy folding yet another load of laundry or comforting a crying child, she enjoys studying God’s Word, writing, and spending time with authentic friends. She's passionate about equipping women to live with intentional faith, family, home, and habits at Proverbs31Mentor.com. Join her for biblical encouragement and practical lifestyle tips to help you live on mission for the glory of God.

Lessons from Autism: The Joy of Hope
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Lessons from Autism: The Joy of Hope

It was the news I was dreading, the news I had prayed a million times wouldn’t come. On our journey to answers about Joy’s developmental delays, this was my biggest fear and now it was real. I had rehearsed my reaction to the news plenty of times in my head. I shouldn’t have been surprised….

About Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann is a perfectly imperfect wife and mother, and is thankful for the saving grace of the Lord. When she’s not busy folding yet another load of laundry or comforting a crying child, she enjoys studying God’s Word, writing, and spending time with authentic friends. She's passionate about equipping women to live with intentional faith, family, home, and habits at Proverbs31Mentor.com. Join her for biblical encouragement and practical lifestyle tips to help you live on mission for the glory of God.

Lessons from Autism: Unconditional Love

Lessons from Autism: Unconditional Love

I am a hopeless romantic at heart. I am the woman that sighs when the boy gets the girl after a grand gesture of love, and melts a little as they ride off into the sunset destined for a life filled with bliss. But somewhere along the way, maybe through the day to day mundane…

About Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann is a perfectly imperfect wife and mother, and is thankful for the saving grace of the Lord. When she’s not busy folding yet another load of laundry or comforting a crying child, she enjoys studying God’s Word, writing, and spending time with authentic friends. She's passionate about equipping women to live with intentional faith, family, home, and habits at Proverbs31Mentor.com. Join her for biblical encouragement and practical lifestyle tips to help you live on mission for the glory of God.