Tag: motherhood

Thoughts On The New Book “Risen Motherhood.”

Thoughts On The New Book “Risen Motherhood.”

Biblically sound, beautifully illustrated, and refreshingly sane, Risen Motherhood: Gospel Hope for Everyday Moments is truly a breath of fresh air. Written by Emily Jensen and Laura Wifler of the Risen Motherhood podcast, this book is NOT another instructional on how to be the perfect mom, 

The Truth About Being A Stay-At-Home Mom.

Stay at home mothers, this job is hard. And it’s lonely and exhausting and under-appreciated and wonderful and all the things that will make you wonder if you are going a little crazy. It’s hard. Nobody sees what you do all day and some wonder 

A Word About Enforcing Obedience

The human heart pulses with the desire for self-rule. Every fiber of our natural being is bent toward autonomy and self-sovereignty. We don’t naturally want to bow to the Lordship of Christ, and even after we’ve trusted Christ, our old selfish nature fights against God’s 

A Little Encouragement For When Life Isn’t What You Expected

Some people like surprises and some don’t. I like good surprises like flowers or a card, but I don’t generally like surprises, especially when it comes to “life.” I like to know the ground rules. I like to know what I can expect, and of 

A blog about nothing in particular?

It’s come to my attention that my little blog is not easily classified. When people ask me what I write about, I don’t really know what to tell them. Just this past week a lady asked me, “I hear you have a blog. What do you 

Lessons You Learn by Becoming A Mother

Motherhood has a way of teaching us surprising lessons. It challenges pre-conceived notions about life. Motherhood is both wonderful and exhausting, exciting and mundane. The emotions of motherhood, the highs and lows and the rate they change, cannot be tallied or tracked on paper. How 

Grace for the Mom Who Isn’t Enough

Wipe the counters. Empty the trash. Vacuum the rug. Make the coffee. Wash the cups. Fill the dishwasher. Empty the dishwasher. Change the laundry. Pick up Cheerios. Pick up Legos. Swiffer the floor. Change the diaper. Answer the phone. Fill the sippy cup. Check the 

5 Lessons I’ve Learned in 2015 {AKA Seasons Change}

I’d like to pretend I’ve put a great deal of time into planning for 2016. Although I do have a few goals for 2016, the truth is that I am in a season of adjustment and some days I feel like I am barely keeping 

Purpose for the Sidelined Mom

Nobody wants to live a sidelined life, especially young mothers who are full of energy and dreams. We want to make a difference and live with purpose, but frankly, life with little kids feels like being left out of the game all together. The rest 

10 Important Lessons Christian Moms Need to Teach Their Kids

Ever get bogged down and completely overwhelmed at the monumental task of parenting? There are thousands of lessons to teach your little one, all lessons you hope will stick! Best scenario, all of your instruction will be internalized one day and become more than just