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A Spirit of Power: Sober Mothering in the Age of Mommy Drinking Culture

The first thing I noticed when I stopped drinking wine on weeknights was that my kids had terrible table manners. They were eating salad with their fingers. When I had…

The Working Mom When Something’s Not Working: What Do We Do?

As I was writing and researching the Life Ready Woman Bible Study, one of the truths that most impacted me was just how much we modern women have bought into…

The “I Am Too Busy” MOMents Respite List

So … how many plates do you have spinning in the air right now? Back-to-school supplies, back-to-school paperwork, carpool, after-school activities, school clothing buying, snack planning, meal planning, fall sporting…

The Words We Say Matter

It is God’s desire that we live a life full of purpose and hope. It’s a life that He has equipped us for long before we entered our mother’s womb….

10 Ways To Help Out…Single Parents and Their Stuff

Single parent. I wonder where that phrase was first spoken. And what the circumstances were. It is a phrase that continues to define me no matter how much I wish…

The Power of the Tongue

“When I try to correct my four-year-old daughter, she tells me, ‘Mommy, you hurt my heart.’” I was speaking to a moms’ group on how to train for good behavior…

Embracing Simplicity + Rest

On my 30th Birthday in 2021, I was suffering from “burn-out,” and decided to run away from home. But of course, with a husband, 3 children, and a small business…

How To Finally Take a Breath As a Mom

As moms, we all want to feel like what we do every day really matters. We love the idea of being seen as a woman who lives and loves well…

Learning to Say Yes to Less

We can truly rest when we begin to embrace simplicity – understanding that we cannot do it all. Moms, we do not have an infinite supply of energy. although our…

5 Ways to Rein in the Family Calendar

Frantically I shuttled my four kids to and from three different extracurricular activities. I had to pick up my high school freshman from band, drop off my thirteen-year-old son at…

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