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God Has Compassion For You Weak Momma.

I started today in a very deep pool of self-pity. I was angry at what my life has become. I wanted my flexibility back. I wanted my sleep back. I missed the self-care that I so easily once enjoyed. I wanted my personal ambitions back. I wanted my body back. I wanted...

A Wife’s Guide To Fantasy Football – Updated 2018

It's that time of year again. Your husband is absent for long lonely weekends. His returning mood is unpredictable. He's obsessed with lugging home a bigger haul and he stews all week if he returns empty handed. It's hunting season for sports crazed men. It's fantasy...

Down Syndrome Lives Matter

By now the report recently published by CBS news regarding Iceland's eradication of down syndrome births has been well circulated. Social media and other reporting networks have responded with varying positions on the article, the statistics, and the country's...

Freedom

Yesterday was a very difficult day. It was one of those days that made me question everything - my purpose, my identity, and the role that God has called me to as mom. The kitchen counter was littered with dirty dishes. The living room was a not-so-subtle minefield of...

Reflection On My 1st Year As A Mom

And just like that a year is done. It's true what I've been told that time flies by with your child and it's true what I've been told that motherhood is one of the hardest and richest roles in life. To speak with true transparency, this was a very difficult year for...

Mommy, you are not enough.

Moms, there is a subtle and well-meaning message in today’s media that you are enough for your kids. That your perseverance in the uphill fight of motherhood makes you strong and that, though you only see weakness, it is enough for your family and kids. That when the...

Pursuits

This is one post in a series of periodic posts to focus on the word and work of Christ. I am a sinner saved by grace, and this series is simply a window into some of the scriptures and truths that God is using to grow me through this journey of life. Since becoming a...

Why We Bought a Minivan When I Swore I Never Would

We are a small one child family without any more currently on the way. We are also a one car family and owned a low maintenance, relatively low mileage, and sporty 2010 Corolla. I was adamant for years that I would never be a minivan mom. However, this weekend we took...

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