Hi! My name is Amy and I’m a single mom to three amazing kids. I am also a daughter, sister, baker, marketing professional, lifelong learner, lover of classical education, and a child of the King. I hope you’ll take a look around and that my little blog will bring you a smile, some encouragement, and hope for your day.
Allow me to introduce you to my squad:
- N is my firstborn. He’s in his mid-teens (How did that happen?!?!) and at 6’2″ (and growing) he is working hard to eat me out of house and home. He has an incredibly quick and sarcastic wit that brightens my days. He is also smart and loyal with an incredible sense of justice and love of truth.
- W is my only girl — beautiful and quirky and full of life, she keeps me on my toes and teaches me so much about the Father’s love for us. She is about to enter her teen years, loves to act and sing, and dreams of a life on Broadway.
- L is my baby boy. He’s currently hanging out in the third grade and loves all things related to animals and video games. He has a twinkle of mischief in his eyes but he keeps my heart full with his sweet little love notes on my desk and his encouraging words at just the right moment.
- Banner is our three-year-old boxer. Named after Bruce Banner (a.k.a. The Hulk— we might be huge Marvel fans) he is our fiercest protector and most hilarious entertainment. Our home would not be complete without him.
So welcome to Carried by Hope. Here you’ll find musings on motherhood, single-motherhood, organizational and time management tips, as well as thoughts on life and love and family. I have a passion for serving single mothers and helping the Church understand and care for solo parents. I hope you’ll visit often and join in the conversation. Feel free to comment or send me an email at email@example.com.
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