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Learning to Curb my Temper in Motherhood

You guys, I struggle with being a grumpy mom. That’s a nice way of saying that I tend to snap quickly and ask questions later when I’m dealing with my children; particularly when I’m tired and/or stressed. So, basically the past 2 years of our lives. However, I’m taking steps, along with the Spirit’s help, to improve my situation – and my attitude. Surprisingly, what is helping...

A Season for Everything: Including Self-Grace

Have you been running yourself ragged for too long, mom-friend? Have you been beating yourself up, berating your own tenancies and characteristics like a bootcamp sergeant? Are you feeling worn out, beat up and stomped on…mainly by your own doing? Perhaps, like me, you’re in a season of needing to be tender with yourself, extending grace and engaging in practices and habits that renew, refresh and...

The Greatest Competition that Never Was

I sat in the waiting room babbling away to the woman next to me in the adorable outfit and impeccable hair with her babe laid to her breast. I don’t know why I felt the need to explain to the woman next to me why my baby was drinking from a bottle. I wanted her to know that I had breasted all of my babies, but this particular one was extremely hungry and with the stress of a postnatal infection, my body just...

Unexpected Life Lessons from A Foot

Have you ever had a God speak to you so clearly there was no doubt it was His voice you were hearing? Has He ever used a totally random, completely unlikely source through which to do it? How about a pair of water-wrinkled feet with chipped nail polish?? Join me at The Better Mom today as I share How An Old, Chipped Pedicure Made Me a Better Mom! What unlikely ways has God spoken to you? If you’ve just...

For The Lonely

The prompt this week from LisaJo is: LONELY START I see the pain in your eyes, dear friend; hear the hurt in your voice. Everyone you love most in life has left you…either abandoned you or taken too soon or is just…gone. I know. But sweet friend know that there is a Friend who sticks closer than a brother; than the best brother. I know you’re tired. Like bone-deep, mind-numbingly,...

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