Motherhood

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…

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…

Why Moms Need to Set Goals

As moms, it often seems like we do the same things over and over again. We cook a meal, only to turn around and find that it’s all been eaten…

Celebrate Motherhood All Month Long

Why limit Mother’s Day to one day? Celebrate the sacrifices of the women in your life all month long. And this year expand your focus and see if there is a…

My MomLife

MomLife … is a word that has described my existence for the last 21 years. I’m excited to be joining the MomLife Today group of bloggers. As a recent transplant to…

“Let Me Hold You Longer”

Almost a year ago I listened to an interview with bestselling author Karen Kingsbury, in which she shared the story behind a poem I’ve posted below. (The poem is actually from…

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