Guest Posts

Purposeful Mother’s Day Projects

Do something different this year with a meaningful celebration Mother’s Day is always a special day to look forward to for mothers, as their husbands and children come together and create crafts or paper flowers to give to them on their special day. It’s the one day of the year that’s dedicated to making moms […] Read more…

Serving a God of Purpose

Today I’m sharing a post at Coffee for the Soul, a new daily devotional website! You can sign up at Coffee for the Soul and receive an email each day that will challenge and encourage you in your faith with truths straight from the Word of God–no fluff! :) I’d love for you to be […] Read more…

Gluten-Free Easy Pumpkin Spice Treats

Guest post from Kristen Hamilton: Perhaps some of you have seen the recipe floating around Pinterest this time of year for 3 ingredient pumpkin spice cookies. They looked so easy and delicious. Just one problem…I can’t eat wheat. So I set about reformulating the recipe to be gluten free. It takes more than 3 ingredients […] Read more…

Why I Almost Quit Nursing My Baby

He was sweet and quiet, his bright blue eyes taking in everything around him. When we began nursing he had no issues latching or eating for long periods of time. I decided to use a method of feeding where we let him nurse with no routine for the first 10 days but simply worked to get […] Read more…

Bringing TRUE Friendship to Light

Post by contributor Ashley from This Southern Girl’s Heart. A friend asked me the other night how long had I been a Christian. Then she shared her precious testimony and she didn’t judge when I told her mine. Thank you Lord for precious friends. I am learning that NOW, in my life, REAL friends are starting […] Read more…

Growing Into a Purposeful Mom

About 18 months ago, when I first started “seriously” blogging, I changed the name of my blog to “The Purposeful Mom“. At the time, I chose it because I figured I’d always be a mom and so that title would fit no matter what stage of life I was in! But I don’t think I really […] Read more…

365 Days of Blessings

Guest post from one of my contributors, Lindsey, from Road to 31:   My husband lost his job this past month, and with it we lost our house.  We have three children, our fourth is due in June, and we have no impending employment prospects.  Needless to say this month we did not just cross a bumpy […] Read more…

Silence with Jesus

From Ashley, contributing writer I have always had a hard time finding TIME with Jesus, with being a momma and a wife, a homemaker and everything other hat I put on, as all of us women do. With clothes to wash, supper to get on the table, and little voices needing me, I can lose […] Read more…

7 Realistic Ways to Eat Real Food on a Budget

Sometimes I come across blog posts or magazine articles about eating “real food”. Real food is basically foods that are natural, whole, unrefined and eaten as close to its original state as possible (i.e. a banana rather than banana flavored cereal). This definition does not include highly processed and refined food products, fast food and […] Read more…

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