Something you never thought you'd do as a Mom: Eat chewed up food and still enjoy it. What is my life?
Best thing about being a Mom: Reliving my childhood as an adult and not being judged for it.
Kid(s) & Age(s): Avery (4) and Madison (1)
Favorite Thing about MOPS: I love walking through all the phases of motherhood with others who are going through the same thing! It takes a village!
Something you never thought you'd do as a Mom: I never thought I'd bribe my oldest with treats so that she would sleep during nap time. Works like a charm! Most days.
Best thing about being a Mom: The snuggles, the kisses, and the overwhelming moments of love and pride that make all the trying times worth it.
Kid(s) & Age(s): Cooper - 15 months
Favorite Thing about MOPS: Momming is hard! MOPS gave me a sense of community and introduced me to some amazing women. It showed me there are a million different ways to parent and all that really matters is that we love our children, show them how to love others and how to love Jesus.
Something you never thought you'd do as a Mom: Guilty more than once of going to bed at 7pm when he falls asleep!
Best thing about being a Mom: The amount of love I have for my son and my excitement to watch him grow and learn. Since having Cooper, my husband and I have never been closer and more in love. I’ve never felt more complete than since becoming a mother. #IWasMadeForThis
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Kid(s) & Age(s): Claire (1)
Favorite Thing about MOPS: The community! As a new mom I felt lonely and insecure in my new role. MOPS brought amazing mamas together for me to meet and do life with in this season. This community is incredible as we all navigate the joys and challenges of motherhood.
Something you never thought you'd do as a Mom: Live in work out clothes - whether or not I actually have worked out! Yoga pants are my mom uniform!
Best thing about being a Mom: The opportunity to get to learn and see who my child is as a person and who they will become. It is so fun to watch them explore their personality!
Kid(s) & Age(s): Lila Gray (2) and little brother arriving in September!
Favorite Thing about MOPS: It provides a place for mamas to come together and find community... we are not meant to do life alone!
Something you never thought you'd do as a Mom: I never thought I would get spit up all over me and not even flinch!
Best thing about being a Mom: Watching these little humans develop personalities and to be able to share life's greatest experiences and joys with them!
Kid(s) & Age(s): Kallen (9), Avery (5) and Lennon (3)
Favorite Thing about MOPS: Community. We all need each other in this crazy season of life. I love the mamas I do life with.
Something you never thought you'd do as a Mom: Lose my mind and then laugh within the same minute.
Best thing about being a Mom: The unconditional love my kids have for me. They don’t judge and always start the day off with a new attitude. We can learn a lot from them.
Kid(s) & Age(s): Colin (4) and William (1)
Favorite Thing about MOPS: The supportive community and kid-free time with to connect with other mamas. My soul always feels full after our meetings, and I come away with new ideas and takeaways from our guest speakers.
Something you never thought you'd do as a Mom: Get creative when I was out of extra diapers in an emergency. Thank goodness for cloth napkins at restaurants! I also never thought I’d have to have some of the conversations I’ve had with my boys! #boymama
Best thing about being a Mom: The JOY that these sweet, tiny humans bring to me. Seeing them be curious, explore the world, learn new things, and develop confidence in themselves is the BEST. And I get to be a huge part of that each day! I just feel so lucky.
If you have ever felt like you aren’t enough, if you have forgotten to have fun or feel like you have lost your spark, then this is the fresh start you have been waiting for.