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…

Messes Make Memories: Baking with Toddlers Made Easy!

A small kitchen, a hot oven, a dangerously powerful mixer…not exactly the place for a small child, right?  Actually, it’s exactly the place!   Baking with your children is something that can not only bring joy to all of you, but also teaches children skills like measuring, counting, the science of where their food comes from, how […] Read more…

When You Feel Like You Can’t Do It All

As a mom, wife and homemaker, it’s easy be overwhelmed and feel like I can’t do it all. Dishes need to be done. Laundry is waiting in the dryer to be put away. A child needs to be disciplined. The baby is crying. Your husband would like to eat. Those are just a few of […] Read more…

From Victory to Defeat in 24 Hours

DEFEAT: It’s a danger that ALL moms face at some point! With the many opportunities we have daily, it’s easy to get overwhelmed with our obligations, and start to feel that we have more responsibilities than we have time for. Getting “weary in well doing“ can lead to a loss of joy or victory in […] 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…

The Heart of Blogging: What’s My Motivation?

Today I’m pleased to bring you a guest post from my friend Stacie at Motherhood on a Dime! I love what she has written and it is a good reminder for all of us!______________________________ Three years ago I began blogging with the intent of sharing a few simple activities for kids with my friends. Little […] Read more…

Don’t Let Your Blog Be Your Legacy

We’re going to turn now to the more personal side of blogging.    Blogging isn’t just about stats, followers, readers and making money. It’s something that involves our very heart and soul. Something that can either bring blessing or a curse to us and to our families.    My friend Lindsey from The Road to 31 […] Read more…

Keep Writing! Encouragement for Bloggers When It’s Hard

Post by contributor Ashley from This Southern Girl’s Heart. Writing on paper is so sacred, so peaceful, and very private. With a pen and paper, and no one to see our thoughts, we are going to write how we really feel, without hindrance. When I was young and up until I first started blogging, journals filled the […] 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…

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