motherhood

Mom to Mom Confessions: Are You the Mom You Wanted to Be?
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Mom to Mom Confessions: Are You the Mom You Wanted to Be?

This post is for all those who want to be or are a mom. It is a mom to mom kind of letter. One that I pray gives you hope when motherhood ends up not looking like the version you’d dreamed of. At some point in our lives, we formed a mental image. The image…

Why Are Trust and Obedience Powerful Parenting Skills?
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Why Are Trust and Obedience Powerful Parenting Skills?

Does our repertoire of parenting skills need to include trust and obedience? Is it really something we can develop over time? As I’ve said so often here before, “Raising children isn’t for the faint of heart!” It is the greatest gift, yet most difficult challenge in life — a place where we discover a love…

Dear Mom, This Is for When You Need to Guard Your Heart
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Dear Mom, This Is for When You Need to Guard Your Heart

Is today one of those days when you need help? A day that’s been a difficult mom day? A day you need help to stand up against the whispered lies of the enemy … and help to guard your heart so it doesn’t fall apart? If so, this is for you. For When You Need…

Lord, Give Me Strength to Parent Without Fear
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Lord, Give Me Strength to Parent Without Fear

Lord, give me strength was the prayer of my mama heart. I remember the day I walked out of the church nursery without the sounds of my little guy crying. For months I’d had to put on my brave face, walk away, and believe he would soon realize Mommy would always come back. But brave…

Hope for the Mom Who Doesn’t Measure Up
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Hope for the Mom Who Doesn’t Measure Up

I was racing toward the basketball court to catch my son’s game, when out of the corner of my eye, I caught sight of the t-shirt that summed up my very chaotic morning. “Mommin’ ain’t easy” The grammar is terrible! But, friends, truth isn’t reliant upon grammar! I could almost sense God smiling, winking gently…