About Me

Hi! I’m Mary. I’m so glad you stopped by. This is my  mommy life and I hope it blesses you in some way:-)

It all started when I met my best friend Joshua. We have been married now for 13 years. I love him more than I can say. He and I share a passion for leading worship which we do occasionally, Josh singing, leading and playing guitar, I playing the keyboard/piano.

Our family has grown a bit in our 13 years. We now have 5 children-Pellie(9), Josiah(7), Jonas(5), Petra(2) and Joseph(9 months). I’m so happy that I get to stay home and care for and teach this crew. We have homeschooled since Pellie was pre-K. 

I love being a wife, mommy & teacher. There are definitely moments when I think I’m about at the end of my rope, but most of the time I love it. 

My purpose for this blog is to share and record what it’s like to be a mommy “in the thick of it”. I don’t have time for blogging, nope, not at all. But I want to remember what it’s like right now. I want it to be an encouragement and I want to be able to help the young, frazzled mother who someday says to me “How did you do it? Help me. Please.”

Our Family
 Our friend photographer Jim Rector  took this picture at Josh's brother's wedding this past November. 

"...He gathers the lambs in His arms and carries them close to His heart;
He gently leads those that have young."
Isaiah 40:11 

So I started a blog...
Go here to read why this blog is named Upsiedaisy Mommy:-) 

I'm making one Mommy Resolution a week this year. Go here to see what I have so far.

August 2012 taken by Aunt Liz


  1. You have a beautiful family. :-) Nice to "meet" you.

    1. Thank you Faith. Nice to meet you too:)


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