Confronting the Tension Between Housework and Self-Care

The following is an honest glimpse into my life by way of a short story, which testifies to the truth that Jesus continues to help me find balance, day by day. I hope it will encourage you to trust the Holy Spirit’s gentle guidance in your own life.

Help for Frustrated House Cleaners: Sweep Away the Messy Lies You Believe

I’ve often felt stressed, frustrated, and ashamed about the state of my home. I’ve tried various cleaning routines and organization methods, but nothing seems to last, and I end up feeling like a failure. For years, I’ve seesawed between two thinking patterns: I'll never get any better at keeping up with this house, so I... Continue Reading →

Navigating Stressful Seasons: When Moms Need Comfort, Too

You do it all. #Mom life is wearing you down. Life never stops throwing punches, and you're left wondering: "Am I the only mom who's struggling to bear all of this? I'm so stressed. Who's going to comfort Me?"

Don’t Miss Out on the Biggest Blessing of Being a Mom

Before I had kids, I thought the adage "children are a blessing" referred to all the joys I would experience as a mother. I didn't understand that the proverb held a double meaning, a double blessing...

How to (Realistically) Create a Successful School Morning Routine

Ready or not, school is in full swing. In the past (and likely, again, in the future), I have had a hard time creating a successful school morning routine. Mornings at our house have been a tad ugly: We lounge too long on the couch before breakfast. (Slothfulness is a problem I’ve devoted an entire... Continue Reading →

A Mother’s Challenge: Thanking God Amidst #Momlife Struggles

This true story is for all the pregnant moms struggling with morning sickness, all the tired moms who just want a break, all the stressed-out moms who are stuck in negativity. I understand. I've been there, too...

How to Play Jelly Belly Easter Bingo (An Ad-Lent Family Activity)

In previous posts, I have confessed my weakness for all things Advent related. Christmas is still nine months away, however... Easter approaches! March 6th was the first day of Lent for 2019, and although our family doesn’t celebrate Lent in the traditional sense, I’ve decided to use this season as an opportunity to teach my... Continue Reading →

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