Motherhood was a scary job to step into. I had worked with many kids, so I knew how to keep them alive, but what I didn’t know was how to shape and guide them throughout their lives. My own childhood was marred by an abusive, hypocritical father and left me traumatized of being the same… Continue reading Trading Lies for the Truth: breaking free from the lie that perfect parenting = perfect children
"But in your hearts honor Christ the Lord as holy, always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you; yet do it with gentleness and respect." - 1 Peter 3:15 I'm doing an in-depth study with ladies in our military community on… Continue reading Read the Bible in a Year Printables!
In case you missed it- Part one is here. Truth be told I’m not the best THMer out there, which is why I’ve been so hesitant to even write this post. I don’t always get the chance to eat every three hours, I’m terrible at remembering to snack and other than corn I never… Continue reading How I lost 70+ pounds- part 2
The thought of potty training is the bane of every mother out there. And for good reason! You’re attempting to teach another tiny and generally unreasonable human being where to have their bowel movements. It’s gross, it’s frustrating, it’s just plain rough going into it. But you can do this! Just keep reminding yourself that… Continue reading The Dreaded Potty Training
Would he act out? Would he be jealous? How was I ever going to be a mom of two under two? These thoughts constantly swam about my head as I prepared the house for our newest little one. In the weeks leading up to her arrival I constantly talked to Luke about babies, how he… Continue reading A Baby Changes Everything
If God doesn’t rule your mundane, He doesn’t rule you” – Paul Tripp I read this quote a few weeks ago and have been mulling over it ever since. For me the mundane is washing dishes, folding laundry, and tending to my home. I can just mindlessly go through these tasks, without giving what I’m… Continue reading 5 Bible Study Resources for Busy Mamas
Every day I fight the feeling of being a failure as a wife and mama. And y’all it’s hard. Some days I feeling an amazing mom, my house is clean, my hair is done, and I feel like I’ve concurred the world. Well, the toddler world that is. But there are so many moments where… Continue reading For the Imperfect Mama