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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…

Underqualified but Hired Anyway

I remember before ever getting pregnant, sometime in my mid-twenties, I had a dream. In the dream, I had a baby. Somehow this baby was standing before me already as…

Left or Right – “Mom” is a Common Sisterhood

Just a few short weeks ago, Anne-Marie Slaughter wasn’t a household name.  But then this quite liberal, feminist-leaning, female leader in the public-policy arena said something so controversial – and…

Is Motherhood a Burden?

My thoughts lead me down a path that I do not believe I am intended to go, but the path stretches before me and elicits words my sinful heart aches…

Keep It Simple Mom

It was everything I dreamt of and absolutely nothing I could have imagined. I opened my eyes, popped straight up in my bed and sat quietly as the tears began…

A Mother’s Prayer

Reflections on A Mother’s Prayer by Kristyn Getty In the spring of 2008 I first prayed for a baby, and in the spring of 2011 God answered that prayer with…

Do We ALWAYS Have to Be The Mom?

I heard the mom of an autistic child say, “Do you know what it’s like to have a child that needs you every moment of every day?” And I had…

The Funny Things We Do as Moms

A joyful heart is good medicine, according to Proverbs 17:22 (ESV).  Had any good laughs lately? “The boys need their fingernails clipped,” my loving husband mentioned. “I did it during…

Failure Bingo

Playdates are amazing!  For a couple of hours, your kids have a way to expend energy and grow in relationships as they play with other similar-aged kids.  And YOU get…

Be The Mom!

Hooray and congrats to Tracey on the birth of her newest baby!  Her new book!  It has been said that writing a book is like giving birth to a baby…

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