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Katie Augustine

Katie Augustine

Katie Augustine is a stay-at-home mom who lives with her husband, Matthew, and their four young children in rural Michigan. When she’s not busy wrangling kids, Katie blogs at Mid-Michigan Moms and Holy Hen House, teaches Sunday school and small-group Bible studies at her church, and serves as the director of Mornings with Mommy—Chesaning.

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Living My Faith

Today is the day the Lord has made!

Do you ever shop at Aldi? With four small, seemingly always hungry kids at home, I sure do!  One of my favorite things about…

Bible 101

No longer stinky

My son is 18 months old, and while I love him dearly and he can be painfully adorable sometimes, other times—he drives me a…

Life’s Challenges

Grace AND peace!

Christians love the words grace and peace. Those two words are laced through the Bible, peppered into prayers, and bound up in the benediction…

Bible 101

Jesus’ love makes life sweet

Have you ever tried to make a cake with small children? While it’s fun, it’s also a messy endeavor, and there’s no guaranteeing your…

Life’s Challenges

Your pain has a purpose

I recently read The Problem of Pain by C. S. Lewis, and it shattered some of my old ways of thinking about life’s troubles….

Life’s Challenges

Invisible poison—you need the cure

I had one of the worst days of my life recently when I took my baby in for his one-year-old checkup and found out…

Living My Faith

Wait—THAT’S what I look like!

When you live in the same place for a long time, it becomes your baseline for normal. Noisy planes overhead become commonplace background noise….

Life’s Challenges

Goodbye isn’t the end

Goodbye—is there a worse word in the English language? As I type this, I am surrounded by moving boxes and packing tape. Our family…

Life’s Challenges

Jesus goes rep for rep with us

As a mom of four, it’s hard to make time for fitness, but I squeeze in exercise during my kids’ naptime. I love using…

Prayer

Persist in prayer

Have you ever had an interaction with a toddler play out like this? “Mom, can I have a fruit snack?” “Well, you already had…

Bible 101

Let’s make heaven crowded!

Recently, every member of my family got sick. It was an awful, helpless feeling watching my kids burning with fevers and coughing so hard…

Life’s Challenges

Are you tired?

The year is rapidly drawing to a close. December 25 has come and gone. Soon the presents will be put away, the fancy dishes…