Facing Our Fears in Motherhood

Facing Our Fears in Motherhood

“Are you scared?” I was taken aback by his question. Scared? Of what? “Of anything,” he answered. I had just shared my due date with a new class of trainees. “He has three boys,” another new hire volunteered. So fear is to be expected, I reasoned. I’m just about to face the most frightening experience in  Of course I was …

The Truth about our momfail culture

The Truth About Our #MomFail Culture

“Your appointment was at 9:20 am,” she said. “I know,” I said, as my face flushed pink with shame, my eyes discreetly checking the clock above her head. It was 9:34 am. “I’m sorry we’re late.” She looked at me and narrowed her eyes. I felt the heat reach the tips of my ears. “It’s my first day out with both …

What every mom needs to know when her child gets rejected

3 Things to Know When Your Child Get Rejected

Over the next few weeks, I’ve invited some of my dear blogging friends to share words of encouragement here on the blog while I rock my newborn baby and get some much-needed rest. Today, I’m thrilled to invite Sara Borgstede on my virtual back porch to eat some blueberry scones and chat how to handle it when your child gets …

My Kids Won’t Leave Me Alone and Honestly? I’m Mad! (Guest Post)

Today I’m sharing a guest post from Amber Lia, coauthor of Triggers, Exchanging Parents’ Angry Reactions for Gentle Biblical Responses (affiliate link). I got to read a pre-release copy of Triggers, and it’s an excellent resource for any mom who feels out-of-control with her emotions but wants to show God’s love and patience with their children instead. I hope you enjoy this post! …