To the Women who wear all the hats and have shoes to match!


Being a Mother is a powerful gift that God has given.  A gift to be cherished for all the days we have the opportunity to love the gift souls He has entrusted to us. Each child was created for a purpose – beginning in the womb continuing as they grow into adults. A mother’s role (father’s too)…

What is Normal?


“When we get to a place where His love consumes us, His light guides us, His truth speaks from us . . . authority and unity will become our normalcy.” ~ Jennifer Goodson © 2014 ~ A small nugget of wisdom for the week ~ Keep smilin’ ~ jenn All Brake 5 Blogs and written…

Gift of Love


“A gift should not be given with stipulations. Otherwise, it truly has not been given but bondage has been exchanged for trust. Learn to freely give and to freely receive – such love is unconditional.” ~ Jennifer Goodson 2008-2014 © Copyright. All Rights Reserved. Brake 5 and all written works. http://www.brake5.com   http://www.wonder2015.com

A Parent’s Bittersweet Anticipation


As I am anticipating the end of one season and going into the next, my emotions are bittersweet.  I cherish the time I have had with my children during the summer and wish that school and life could be one that is not hindered by current economics.  However, for some we are not as fortunate…

~ One Mom’s Chaotic Mess Turns Into Many Blessings ~


Happy Mother’s Day to all of you beautiful moms, grandmoms, moms to be, and spiritual moms. You are the heart of your home; highly favored and graced by the hand of the Father. So, work it today girls and enjoy all the lovin’. You are so worth it! Remember in our toughest moment when all…

Daughters For Sale


Brake 5 Ladies, I want to introduce to you Daughters For Sale, a new organization founded by two precious friends of mine, Richard and Elizabeth Aronson. Daughters For Sale: Exposing the Demand – a documentary about the girls that are forced to have sex for money and the men that buy them Statistics tell us that,…

The War on Family . . .


A war rages from centuries past, against the value of marriage and family.  This war is in our midst every day, right in front of our eyes . . . In a garden, inhabited by one-man one woman, it began. When the enemy of our souls turned husband and wife against one another with his…

Parenting is a TEAM SPORT!!!!!


Brake 5 Gals!!! Once again, I have asked my friend,  Ida Mundell, to share with us.  She shares below on parenting as a TEAM SPORT.  I encourage you to take her tips and put them into good use.  Feel free to comment with your own tips of what works in your home, too!  Enjoy, share, and…

Conflict ~ LIVE TODAY ~ 2013 ~ Day 15/365, Week 2/52


Conflict?  Who are you continually fighting with? Yesterday, we talked about conflict and how it is good for us whether we are up for it or not.  Whether we have the strength or not, God will use conflict in our lives to push us towards a growth spurt.  He will use conflict to bring out…

Shotgun! ~ LIVE TODAY ~ 2013 ~ Day 12/365, Week 2/52


SHOTGUN, I CALL SHOTGUN!!!!! My kids, even today at age 14 and 12, override my 6-year-old by constantly calling ‘SHOTGUN’, every time it’s time to roll.  She does not have a clue what it means or how to be the one who makes the first call. (sigh) The battle is on as soon as I…

Sign up Now for a B5 Activation Group in your area ~


Fall/Winter Season – Brake 5 Activation Groups Open Enrollment ~ Purchase ($12) the book for Fall/Winter Season:  Click here   There is an available group for everyone.  If you don’t see your region given we are in the process of selecting leaders.  Scroll down below to apply if you are interested in leading a Brake 5 Activation…

“Enough” by guest blogger ~ Ida Mundell


I have asked a friend of mine, Ida Mundell, to share her thoughts and encouraging words to all the homeschooling moms as the new year school year is upon us.  Thank you, Ida, you are such an inspiration and blessing to many.  Ida & her family live in the sunshine state & yearn to live…