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Amazon Prime Mama Strikes Again

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Ok so I've been debating whether I wanted to share this with yall or not. Charlee turned 2 Christmas day and moved out of her crib not long after. She wanted a big girl bed and so we honestly put her crib mattress on the floor and took the crib out of her room altogether just to see how that would go. We told her if she slept on that without a fuss we would see. We had already converted to a toddler bed months before that so we thought she may be ready. After a few weeks she slept just fine laying on her crib mattress (yes it looked sad in her room...judge me) so we decided to get her a twin mattress. We've had the frame we wanted to use with her mattress already so I started researching mattresses. I have a problem with wanting the BEST product for the cheapest price and won't stop until I find it.

I began searching Amazon, naturally. I found a few traditional mattresses for decent prices but I then stumbled across a brand called Zinus. Zinus …

"Where's MY ministry, God?" | What it feels like when a 4 year old tells you how to serve!

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Growing up in a Christian home I had parents who served the Lord...In some capacity and on some sort of (if you grew up Baptist like I did and everything had a committee...committees even had committees) committee. We were always at church. My dad sang in a Southern Gospel quartet and my mom decorated what seemed like everything at our church so we (my sister and I) were always there. They served as Sunday School teachers, taught in VBS and Awana on Wednesday night's.  You name it and we were there. We were the kids playing in the baptism as mom hung the Christmas garland and we used pews as hide-and-go-seek hiding spots while dad and his group practiced on Tuesday Nights. We were just always there.

As a young married adult I longed for the days of having my own purpose in ministry. I had been on a mission trip where I fell in love with that sort of ministry. I had helped with VBS and Middle School Camp as a teenager and loved that. I served as much as I could as a kid, but I alwa…