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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…

Just Keep Praying

If there’s one thing that I believe wholeheartedly, power and freedom lie within the intentional act of prayer. Nothing will keep you on your knees and in constant conversation with…

How To Never Give Up As a Parent

When my husband and I started talking about having a family, we never expected that twins would be a part of that equation.   But after having five kids and…

A Home With a Heart

“You wouldn’t still love me if I went to jail, would you Mom?” What sort of question was this coming from my six-year-old son? Did my son think he had…

Battling the Joy Suckers of Motherhood

“Mom.” The insistent whisper pried my reluctant eyes open in the half-light of dawn that was slowly creeping across our bedroom. The view from my soft, welcoming pillow showed my…

I Am Not JUST a Mom!

I will be the first to say motherhood is hard, messy, and unpredictable. Especially if you are a SAHM (stay-at-home mom) during the pandemic. The only peace you had was…

Dreading the Sex Talk With Your Kids? Read This.

What is the #1 conversation that most parents dread having with their kids?   It cuts across political affiliations, religious backgrounds, and even the age of the kids or parents….

Lean Into the Struggle

As a mom of five kids, I’m a master at teaching children to ride their bikes without training wheels.  The teaching situation has always consisted of a wildly excited yet…

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