motherhood

How to Talk to Your Kids About Being Thankful (When It Seems Like They Always are Complaining)

Does it ever feel like you’re constantly telling your kids to stop complaining? As a Christian parent, do you share Bible verses with them in the hopes that they will see how important it is to always be thankful and grateful and never grumble again….but it doesn’t seem to work? :) I think sometimes we can […] Read more…

The Mom Conference: FREE to Watch (Oct 11-13)!

I like to accept advice from other moms….but in secret.  Since childhood, I’ve had the tendency to only want to learn when I am the initiator. I really don’t like unsolicited advice.  Does this describe you? :)  For moms like us, this is where the internet comes in very handy. While we want to remember […] Read more…

How to Respond Graciously When Our Kids Don’t Behave in Public

We teach our children the proper and polite words to say. We discipline them at home to help guide them in the right direction. We pray over them and show them Scriptures that teach character. And it’s working! And we feel good.  And then, there’s the fit at Target. Or a meltdown at at playdate. […] Read more…

7 Scriptures for Weary Moms

Do you sometimes wake up in the morning feeling weary, resigned to another difficult day? Or go to bed at night tired physically and emotionally, your energy completely spent? So many of my days begin and end this way. Though I know God wants me to recognize my abundant blessings and not believe the lie I […] Read more…

On the days you feel like a failure as a mom, remember this

When is the last time you focused on something you did right as a mom? Not just “I kept everybody alive today” or “no one burned down the house this week” but “I did ____ to encourage my children” or “I helped my child ____”. If you’re anything like me, it’s probably been awhile since you’ve allowed yourself […] Read more…

12 Scriptures for Moms in the New Year

As we approach a new year, I am constantly thinking of ways to change myself and become a better ______ (mom, wife, friend, blogger)–you name it, I’ve thought of it! I’ve been thinking lately that perhaps some Scriptural encouragement could go a long way in showing me that though I have found some ways to […] Read more…

Following all the mom advice out there can be completely overwhelming and exhausting. It makes me want to just throw in the towel sometimes, because I can't do it all? But the good news? There is one thing a great mom does every day--it might surprise you!

The One Thing a Great Mom Does Every Day

**Heads up! If you’ve never been here before, I’m a Christian blogger, so this post is written to apply to Christian moms. Thanks for reading! I am constantly overwhelmed by the mothering advice I see, whether on the internet, in books or elsewhere. How about you? And it’s not that all these tips are incorrect […] Read more…

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