Sunday’s With Syd: “A New Hope For The New Year”

“Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to His great mercy has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.”-1 Peter 1:3 (NASB) It is finally 2021! A new year full of so many possibilities and so much […]

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Bedside Nursery Essentials

The countdown to baby girl’s arrival continues and my husband and I are kicking it into high gear preparing for her to get here. One of the most exciting parts of planning for my first was getting a spare room together in our house for his nursery. (Picking out their furniture and color scheme and […]

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30 Week Pregnancy Update

The final 10 week countdown starts now and I could not be more excited! I feel every bit of pregnant at this point and my symptoms are less than glamorous but I’m feeling very blessed and extremely excited to meet my little girl. With that being said, this point in my pregnancy has definitely been […]

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The Ultimate Toddler Gift Guide

It’s almost the most wonderful time of the year, Christmas! And with this time of year comes tons of gift giving. Here starts my series of gift guides for the whole family, starting with that rambunctious toddler in your life. So here is my Ultimate Toddler Gift Guide! This list is comprised of toys for […]

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How To Rest In The Lord

“Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.” (Psalm 46:10) Resting and resetting seem like such simple concepts. If something is losing its steam then we naturally know we need to refuel it. Your car needs gas to go. Our phones […]

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Tasty Toddler Meal Ideas

I want to paint a scene for you really quickly. A typical night in my life that will seem all too familiar to you, I’m sure. It’s 7pm. (Or 5pm if you’re one of those moms that actually has a legit bedtime routine down and gets your kid to bed at a decent hour.) Beads […]

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Making Your Home Life An Idol

“You shall have no other gods before me.“-Exodus 20:3 There have been quite a few times in my life when I have put my relationship with God on the back burner to prioritize other things. It seems foolish to say, but it has happened so easily for me that I’d hardly notice that I was […]

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Safely Celebrating Thanksgiving During A Pandemic

It’s that time of year again! The holiday season! The time of year where there are typically tons of family events and amazing family memories made. However this year will look a lot differently given the current state of our world and how we are coping with the pandemic. But just as we’ve done this […]

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10 Ways To Practice Gratitude This Holiday Season

It is finally November! A new month, a new beginning and most importantly, a sign that the year 2020 is finally coming to an end! (Let us ALL collectively rejoice!) Besides being such a crucial month this year because of the Presidential election, November is viewed as a month where we all reassess our priorities. […]

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Sunday’s With Syd: The Blessing In Setting Boundaries.

Hey, Superwoman! You are always working overtime to be everything that everyone in your life needs. No wonder you feel drained. I’ve been there and I can tell you firsthand that a good set of boundaries is exactly what’s needed. Setting boundaries is literally a way of life. There are boundaries to just about everything. […]

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