Author Archive | Katie Boerema


Why I Hate Fixer Upper

When I typed the title of this post, I immediately ducked as if rotten eggs were already being hurled at me. I fear the hate mail I will receive and perhaps should be concerned about my personal safety. I am not sure I can bear the weight of the fury and outrage sure to come upon me. When I picture Chip and JoJo reading the title […]

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Mom's Guide to Journaling FI

A Mom’s Guide to Journaling

I have always loved to write. Since becoming a mom, however, I can barely complete a thought let alone write. My brain is constantly spinning with a myriad of details: signing papers; packing snacks, lunches, school bags and a diaper bag; returning calls; finishing work-related tasks; planning the meals and activities; buying the groceries…you get the picture. If you read my Mommy Brain post, you may already understand […]

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Chattanooga VBS Guide – Summer 2016

My sister and I always joke that our mom (a teacher, well-deserving of her three-month break) sent us to a Vacation Bible School every single week during the summer. It didn’t matter if it was at a Methodist, Baptist, or Presbyterian church, if a bus ran by our house, we were on it, off to learn about Jesus […]

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Raising Superheros (Volunteering with Your Kids)

Let me just brag for a second…my six-year-old is a SUPERHERO! I mean a saving-the-world-one-green-bean-can-at-a-time superhero! Just look at her go! This past Thursday my oldest daughter and I volunteered at the Chattanooga Area Food Bank’s Family Night. They have these on the first Thursday and first Saturday of every month. I am not kidding you, it […]

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My “Mommy Brain” Blunders

Lately I forget many things, but I remember the day it happened. I was leaving an OB appointment when I was pregnant with my first baby. I was stopped at a traffic light stationed at the Parkridge Hospital exit, waiting to turn left across McCallie Avenue. Feeling an impatient urge to go, I gunned it. Yes, that’s right! I turned left […]

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